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The Basket Company

06/04/2021

Featured This Month, April 2021: A Regal Garden

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you a regal garden by @maud_seendgarden Imagine admiring the view out of a grand 19th century stately home, above rolling fields of enchanting Wiltshire countryside. Picture stepping out of your back door into a magnificent spring garden with beds of cascading tulips and peonies and in... Read More

04/04/2021
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A “Garden Buffet” To Feed The Pollinators

Pollinators visit flowers and harvest the pollen and nectar, transferring them from plant to plant and fertilising them. This plays a vital role in the reproduction of flowers and agriculture. This includes everyday foods such as fruit, nuts, beans and coffee (yes, your coffee) Let’s talk about the pollinators According to “Friends of the earth” the pollinators need 3 things to thrive – food, shelter and water (just like us humans!) “Bees forage from flowers that are rich in nectar and pollen. The nectar contains the sugar they need for... Read More

03/04/2021
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5 Secrets to a Beautiful Garden

Brighter days are coming. The clocks have changed, the days are longer and lighter and we are now getting slighter warmer temperatures, a perfect time to start focusing on the upkeep of the garden. If you work or have children (or both) it’s especially difficult to keep on top of your garden, especially if we get a heatwave! If you are looking to revive your garden without having to put hours of work into it, then keep on reading. We have 5 secrets to help spruce up your garden in... Read More

Featured This Month March 09/03/2021
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Featured This Month, March 2021: Fresh Spring Décor

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you fresh, inspiring spring décor by Janie of @sandstone_and_sawdust. The thing that makes Janie’s period home so very special is the unique combination of different interior trends, which creates contrast and introduces a myriad of ways to harness the power of interior design. It’s when you... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt 06/03/2021
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Easter Adventures For The Family

This year, Easter is going to be a little different and we’re taking up the Easter activities to the next level! It’s going to be the perfect opportunity to create an Easter to remember and guess what? Chocolate eggs, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, arts and crafts and all the other Easter activities that the children love, can all be done in the comfort of your own home! Be sure to have the camera at the ready this Easter as we have gathered some of our favourite, unique and... Read More

Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding 01/03/2021
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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

We have a very special Easter treat for you all. This month we bring you a classic English recipe with a delicious Easter twist, a hot cross bun Bread and Butter pudding. This warming dessert recipe serves 4 – 6 people and it is the perfect pudding to compliment your classic English Sunday roast dinner (especially if you add some cream or ice cream to go with it, yum!) Typically, in a regular Bread & Butter pudding you would use “day-old” bread as slightly stale it holds together better however... Read More

Spring For The Home, Life & Mind 17/02/2021
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Spring-Cleaning: Home, Life and Mind

There’s nothing better than that long-awaited moment of cracking open the windows for the very first time after a long, dark winter allowing light and fresh air to stream into our homes. Daffodils are slowly starting to make an appearance, our mornings are beginning to get brighter and after longing of scents of freshly cut grass and the distant sound of birdsong, we are finally ready to welcome spring. Not to mention that spring time is a great opportunity to de-clutter menial tasks in our life (and our minds too)... Read More

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother's Day 16/02/2021

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother’s Day

It’s important to honour the mother figure in your life on Mother’s Day, whoever that may be. Whether it’s your mum, aunt, your grandmother, your older sister or even a friend perhaps. It’s a great opportunity to give thanks to the superwomen in your life, who nurture you & care for you. Wouldn’t it be great to do some lovely little gestures for her that will make her feel special? And obviously if you are a mum yourself it’s a good opportunity to treat yourself of course! (It is Mother’s... Read More

Featured This Month | February 26/01/2021
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Featured This Month: February 2021, Love To Be Home

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you sleek, stylish comfort and a home to fall in love with by Donna @love.to.be.home Donna’s home and Instagram handle holds a very poignant message and as we are spending a lot more time indoors, we couldn’t agree more that it’s so important to “love to... Read More

6 Ways To Show Your Home Some Love 25/01/2021
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6 Ways To Show Your Home Some Love

When your home looks and smells divine, it means coming home to a house to feel proud of. The way the home is organised and the general feel of the home effects your mood, so having the right accessories, décor and scents can contribute towards a sense of peace and security in the home, therefore it’s important to give the home the love it deserves. If you feel like your home has felt a little neglected over time, we have some easy tips to delight and inspire you to spruce... Read More