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Featured This Month | Stylish Storage Solutions 05/09/2022
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Featured This Month | A Unique Neutral Home

In September, we embrace what summer has left to offer; long days with plenty of sunshine for outdoor activities, gardens that are still in full bloom for one last hit of the season and the timing to re-think our décor before the autumn equinox is perfect. Prepare yourself for the seasonal shift with a fresh mindset and a de-cluttered home. Start by lighting a candle to scent the home with notes of sandalwood, then start by organising your home. Let us give you some inspiration with this month’s feature. This... Read More

5 Tips To A Spooky Halloween 04/09/2022
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5 tips to a Spooky Halloween

It’s one of our favourite times of the year, where nature has transformed into a haven of autumnal hues and the golden sunbeams that burst through rich rusty trees, remind us that Halloween is on its way. We have some great ideas for you, such as trick or treat ideas and trying your hand at making some delicious and creepy treats, including ghoulish “poison” toffee apples, which you can enjoy with a classic Halloween film such as “Hocus Pocus”. Let us help you out with some more ideas… 1. Decorate... Read More

Apple and Blackberry Crumble Foraged Recipe | The Basket Company 03/09/2022
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The Perfect Blackberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

The trees and hedgerows are laden with fruits & berries along the tracks and riverbanks here at The Basket Company. Blackberries in particular 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 blackberries. But first, fill your basket Ideal for collecting your apples and blackberries from... Read More

03/09/2022
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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 the 23rd of September 2022. 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. The word “equinox” is derived from Latin and means “equal night”. On the day of an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal length all over the world.... Read More

28/07/2022
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Classic Modern Homes

Leading interior trends always follow industrial, contemporary and classic modern influences. Classic modern interior is always in style and time and time again, classic modern homes are enhanced with little touches that make for a characterful and timeless home. The stillness of calm, classic, modern interior provides a place for being completely quiet, clearing the mind of thoughts whilst surrounded in total tranquillity. Not only is classic modern interior relaxing and tranquil, it is also modest. No matter the size of your home or space, classic modern homes can look... Read More

Bohemian Decor Ideas For your Home 25/07/2022
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Bohemian Décor Ideas For Your Home

The free-spirit in us sometimes admires the campervan parked up along the coastal clifftop, dreaming of jet-setting off and waking up to a breath-taking landscape, abundant in fresh air and views of the ocean. However, for many of us, this vision of living adventurously simply becomes something of a daydream and instead, infusing our homes with hints of bohemian décor, culture and life embraces a care-free and simplistic environment, to enjoy consistently at home. The innovative bohemian décor trend is filling our homes with authenticity, bringing the rooms to life... Read More

Savour The Moment and Live Simply 27/06/2022
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Savour The Moment & Live Simply

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 beliefs have influenced many notable figures, particularly the likes of Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy for his thought-provoking work on living simply... Read More

How To Go Plastic Free In July 26/06/2022
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5 Easy Ways To Go Plastic-Free This July

Plastic. The vital and revolutionary invention that has played a huge part in our lives for decades. We are surrounded by plastic. From plastic bottles to our hand-held mobile devices and materials used in hospitals, the convenience of plastic has adopted our general way of life in a positive way. However, it’s what happens to plastic afterwards that’s causing an increasing direct effect on marine life, our land and ourselves. Some information about plastic you should be aware of “Cheap and disposable plastic has been a symbol of our throwaway... Read More

06/06/2022
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Featured This Month: Catherine’s English Garden

This months’ “featured this month” is a particularly special one and we are very excited to feature none other than co-owner of The Basket Company, Catherine of @catherinesenglishgarden. June is all about vibrancy. The flowers are alive with colour, the bees and butterflies are flitting from garden to garden and Catherine’s beautiful English garden is thriving. Catherine has chosen a design for her garden that is practical yet full of charm and abundance, encompassing you with a divine display of beautiful creations. If you’ve been following Catherine’s Instagram account for... Read More

Featured This Month | My Real Garden 03/05/2022
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Featured This Month: A Kaleidoscope Of Colour

Each month we hand-pick one talented Instagrammer to be featured in our Journal and on our Instagram page (and now you can read them in our Instagram guides too!) This month, we are featuring the very talented RHS Chelsea gold medal winning garden designer, Ann-Marie Powell of @myrealgarden. If you’re looking for a glorious, dainty yet prosperous garden, which boasts an abundance of colour, Ann-Marie’s exuberant garden and wealth of knowledge is not one to miss.   Ann-Marie began her Instagram account during the 2020 lockdown period. She took the... Read More