New Depop for homeware app Narchie is launching in May and we’re so excited to try it

Whether you're clearing out or looking for the perfect vase, Narchie will come in very handy

If, like many of us, you're in desperate need of a declutter, new app Narchie could be your best friend. Dubbed the 'Depop for homeware', it lets you sell your unwanted furniture and decor accessories from your phone.

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Equally, if you've spent weeks, if not months, hunting down the perfect vintage desk for your home office, Narchie is another great place to look.

'Narchie provides a creative and inspiring place for decor enthusiasts to find items that will make their homes beautiful spaces while providing a secure platform for sellers,' founder Harriet Wetton says.

Laughing woman sitting on a gold sofa in a living room

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How does the Narchie app work?

First, you can make a fully shoppable profile where others can browse your stuff. And, much like on Instagram, there's an 'explore' page where users and items are presented to you based on what you like.

It also suggests accounts similar to those you already follow and promotes posts receiving lots of engagement. The app allows you to search specific items, sellers and styles. We can already see a quick browse escalating into a lot of scrolling as we dream of the perfect home office setup.

Narchie was co-founded by Harriet Wetton and Shebin Rawther. The idea came about when friends asked Harriet to help them source homeware items for their homes. Harriet was frustrated by the time-consuming trawling this process involved, searching on popular sites like Gumtree, Ebay and Etsy.

Various sized vintage frames

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We've all been there/are perpetually there. Harriet was also concerned that many new brands and small businesses use Instagram as their main marketplace, despite having no payment or shipping support.

The app allows you to source new items sustainably, with pre-loved pieces from small businesses and those who sell antique pieces at physical markets. Perfect if you're missing a jumble sale or vintage fair rummage. On the Narchie website, it's described as a place where you can find 'unique, antique, second-hand and newcomer homeware brands'.

White blanket and pillow on a pebble beach

(Image credit: Narchie)

'Narchie really is for everyone, for the interior designer looking for one-off pieces, part-time up-cyclers, or if you just really need to clear the spare room.' Harriet Wetton Co-Founder Narchie.

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The app launches in May - reserve your @handle and sign up for Narchie here.

You know how we'll be procrastinating come May.

Millie Hurst
Senior Content Editor

Millie Hurst was Senior Content Editor at Ideal Home from 2020-2022, and is now Section Editor at Homes & Gardens. Before stepping into the world of interiors, she worked as a Senior SEO Editor for News UK in both London and New York. You can usually find her looking up trending terms and finding real-life budget makeovers our readers love. Millie came up with the website's daily dupes article which gives readers ways to curate a stylish home for less.