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Home Decor

19/03/2019
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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

03/03/2019
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6 Basic Rules Of Tidying – The KonMari Way

We are huge fans of Marie Kondo here at The Basket Company. We love her spirit, her optimism and of course her life-changing tidying up methods. If you have watched her show on Netflix, you will know that she has 6 basic rules of tidying and how to bid farewell to items (in a way that doesn’t make you feel guilty and makes tidying up enjoyable) 6 basic rules of tidying Tidying the “KonMari” way will give you a fresh perspective and you will experience uplifting changes. Here are the... Read More

27/02/2019
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Wicker baskets: 2019’s Biggest Interior Accessory

Who would’ve thought that wicker baskets would be 2019’s biggest interior accessory? And the question is why? We have the answer for that. It’s because wicker baskets are a durable, sustainable and stylish way to maximise space and minimise clutter in your home. Wicker baskets completely transform your home, enhancing elegance and adorn interior space as opposed to simple plain plastic storage. (It Seems We’re Not The Only Ones Who Are Basket Mad!) The best thing about wicker baskets is their versatility. They come in different materials which suit various... Read More

25/02/2019
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What’s growing in Catherine’s English Garden: Pink Sedum

We are counting down the days here at The Basket Company until the Spring Equinox arrives and our director, Catherine, has taken full advantage of the fresh air and the sunshine by planting in her beautiful English garden. Gardening is a favourite pastime in Catherine’s family and her Auntie Rosemary, who also has a beautiful garden, gave her this lovely Pink Sedum as it’ll fit in with the colour scheme of pinks, blues, violets and whites. Plus, it also feeds the pollinators! In our latest YouTube video, “Catherine’s English Garden... Read More

15/11/2018
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WIN! Two fireside log baskets (Worth £165!)

It’s COMPETITION TIME! To help you keep your cosy log fires organised this November, we’re giving away TWO prizes! Our Large Grey & Buff Log Trolley accompanied with it’s companion, our popular Grey & Buff Square Medium Wicker Log Basket – worth £165! To enter, click here.  Competition ends at midnight on 30/11/2018. By entering this competition, you consent to your data being used as a set out in our Privacy Policy. Please note that the prize can only be delivered to a UK address. Thank you! GOOD LUCK! To browse... Read More

16/09/2018
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The Art Of De-Cluttering

Since we have launched our very own Instagram page we have seen some De-Cluttering ideas, which have really impressed us… and we just had to share them with you. There’s nothing worse than clutter and these clever storage solutions allow you to store away your essentials, whilst adding a timeless and charming feel to your home and the beauty is, is that you can access what you need without any hassle!  So without further ado, here is the Art of De-Cluttering: 1. Padstow Wicker Baskets First up is @tray_at_no_55 with... Read More

12/09/2018
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WIN! A Gardener’s Bundle

It’s competition time! In celebration of our Kew Antique Trug as Kitchen Garden Magazine’s “TOP PICK” for 2018, we’re giving away this trio of gardening delights to one lucky winner. For your chance to win your very own Trug PLUS, a set of gardening tools and “Hamish” our Scottie Dog Pot Planter, simply click here to enter! Competition ends at midnight on Sunday 30/09/2018. By entering this competition, you consent to your data being used as set out in our privacy policy. Please note that the prize can only be delivered to... Read More

Introducing The Basket Company 01/08/2018
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Introducing The Basket Company

Here is the inspirational story of how Directors Ian and Catherine Newey began their successful business from their conservatory/lounge, to what’s known today as The Basket Company. Make yourself a hot drink, sink back into your sofa and get ready to read this incredible story. How did The Basket Company begin? Ian: “We were both working full time and we always strived to have our own business so in order to achieve that, we did a little experiment” Ian: “We started by raiding our home of all the things that... Read More

16/07/2018
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Grey is still the colour of the moment

We just love grey home décor. From grey walls to grey floors, this elegant neutral colour is standing the test of time as being the colour of the moment. Trends come and go however it seems that grey interiors seem to win the hearts of beautiful homes across the country. Grey tones make rooms look sophisticated and timeless and the best part? It can teamed up with just about any colour to create the right mood for your home. We love grey purely for the fact that though it is... Read More

20/10/2016
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4 Creative Storage Solutions

We all want more storage space in our homes. No matter how much storage we have there never seems to be enough space to store all those shoes, toys, magazines, etc. Using wooden crates as a storage solution is a great way to add real character and a bit of vintage to a room. These versatile storage boxes can be used to create a variety of storage solutions. To give you some ideas we’ve put together a list of our 4 favourite creative storage solutions that are not only attractive... Read More