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Inspiration

01/09/2020
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How To Prepare For The Autumn Equinox

Here at The Basket Company, we are preparing for the arrival of the majestic Autumn Equinox, which takes place on 22nd of September 2020. We can’t wait to dig out our wellies for fresh, crisp walks across blankets of gold and auburn tones and snuggling deep into the sofa, with a soft cotton blanket and a good book on rainy days. We bet you didn’t know this… The word “equinox” is derived from Latin and means “equal night”. On the day of an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal... Read More

Featured This Month | September 2020 | The Basket Company 28/08/2020
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FEATURED THIS MONTH, SEPTEMBER 2020: A STILL LIFE PAINTING

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 “still life painting” by Alice of @alicesgrace_ We love everything about Alice’s home. The combination of her dramatic interior, balanced with vintage accessories and rustic décor pieces, captured by her spectacular moody photography makes us want to escape into her world of creativity. The deep... Read More

Blackberry & Apple Crumble Recipe 23/08/2020
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The Perfect Blackberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

The trees and bushes are still laden with fruits & berries along the tracks and riverbanks here at The Basket Company. We are located just 5 miles from Burley in the New Forest National Park, where blackberries are in bountiful supply and it looks like this year has provided a plentiful harvest. September is the perfect time to pick the sweetest fruits for all your recipes including pies and desserts and this month, we bring you the epitome of British puddings – a blackberry and apple crumble recipe including freshly picked... Read More

How To Style Necessary Clutter 06/08/2020
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How To Style Necessary Clutter

The ultimate steps for 6 of the messiest rooms in the home De-cluttering is the best therapeutic exercise but it’s the necessary clutter in our homes that can be a challenge to organise aesthetically. A well-kept organised space saves you so much time from clearing up and stops you from being on the endless hunt for finding things in your home. Plus if your home is organised and refined with elegance, each corner of your home will be a transformed into a tamed and stylish haven. All it takes is... Read More

Featured This Month | August The Basket Company 03/08/2020
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Featured This Month, August 2020: Refined Elegance

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 home of refined elegance by Sam of @theonebespoke As we take you on a room by room tour of Sam’s home it’ll certainly feel like you are walking into a remarkably designed show home. There isn’t a corner that is out of place and the... Read More

Featured This Month | Little Stone Cottage On A Hill | 01/07/2020
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Featured This Month, July 2020: Enchanting 18th Century Cottage

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 an enchanting 18th century cottage by @littlestonecottageonthill July is all about the beauty of simplistic living and as “National Simplicity Day” approaches on the 12th July, we couldn’t have chosen a more perfect home to fit the bill for this month’s feature. Donna’s home is an... Read More

Savour The Moment - Live Simply 28/06/2020
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Savour The Moment & Live Simply

In times of uncertainty and when life begins to become a little heavy, it’s important to ensure we do not get lost in a negative atmosphere. Often we can find ourselves lost in the noise of social media and technology which means we rarely get the opportunity to stop, think and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.   This month we will be celebrating “National Simplicity Day” on the 12th of July. National Simplicity Day surrounds the theories and ideology of Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher. His... Read More

Featured This Month June | The Basket Company 01/06/2020
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FEATURED THIS MONTH, JUNE 2020: A FAIRY TALE 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 “A Fairy Tale Home” by @the_koo_koo_nest_ We can honestly say that we have never seen a home quite like Kathie’s. Her home is filled with such unique décor, featuring chalky shades of pink throughout her home and her shelves cascade with vibrant, botanical green plants,... Read More

Featured This Month | May 30/04/2020
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Featured This Month, May 2020: A Quintessential English 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 quintessential English garden” by @sophiahomeandlifestyle. If you’re looking for a classic English home and garden, you will certainly find all the inspiration you need within Sophia’s beautiful home and garden. Throughout her home, she has chosen such a charming and luxurious English cottage... Read More

Plants and flowers to boost the mood 22/04/2020
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Our favourite plants and flowers to boost the mood

We don’t know about you but nothing feels better than getting our hands in the soil, inhaling the fresh earthy scent and listening to the familiar sound of birdsong in the background. Gardening is featured heavily in our journal because of its many health benefits to the earth and to ourselves. Potting a little world of your own filled with fragrance from perfumed flowers and aromatic herbs is the perfect endorphin as it brings so much hope and excitement as your creations come to life. It’s important to include natural... Read More