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Home made Christmas hamper Ideas 03/12/2020
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Homemade Christmas Hamper Ideas

Hampers are said to be one of the most thoughtful gifts that a loved one can receive and we can certainly see why, who wouldn’t want to receive a basket full of their favourite things? The best thing about hampers of course is that you can tailor them to that specific person and make them unique, which will certainly make the recipient feel particularly loved at Christmas. Pre-filled hampers with indulgent treats can be a little pricey, so we suggest making a homemade Christmas hamper! Filling up a beautifully stylish... Read More

Featured This Month December | The Basket Company 01/12/2020
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Featured This Month, December 2020: An Enchanting Christmas Grotto

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 Christmas grotto by @home_joyr. It’s the most wonderful time of the year and within Joy’s beautiful home and garden lies a cluster of enchanting festive décor ideas. It’s the ultimate stylish and cosy Christmas haven as Joy has chosen the most elegant theme... Read More

The Secret Of Hygge 30/11/2020
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The Secret Of Hygge

Denmark is typically known as the happiest country in the world and it is said that part of the main reason for that is “hygge” What is Hygge and how do you say it? Hygge [Hoo-guh] is a word that cannot be directly translated however the closest thing to Hygge is “cosy contentment” The secret is, is that we experience moments of “hygge” on a day to day basis but we just don’t realise it because we don’t have a name for it. Still unsure? Dimming the lights and enjoying... Read More

How to make Christmas better than any year before 30/11/2020
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How to make Christmas better than any year before

We know that Christmas 2020 is going to be a little different this year but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be the most magical Christmas of all and our aim is to ensure that this Christmas is going to be the best one yet. This year we have upped our Christmas game to the next level and we cannot wait to show you what’s in store. From Christmas tree inspiration, to an entire selection of new products and ideas to create your own German market at home, you will... Read More

Featured This Month November 30/10/2020
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Featured This Month, November 2020: A Simply Hygge 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 beautiful hygge home by @simplyscandikatie. We are all familiar with the famous Danish concept of “hygge” [hoo-guh] It’s a word that cannot be directly translated however we all experience hygge daily (we just don’t have a name for it). Hygge means appreciating moments of... Read More

Featured This Month | Featured Image 28/09/2020
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Featured This Month, October 2020: Autumnal Front Door 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 some beautiful front door décor by Lucy @hercountryliving. We can’t think of a better place to enjoy the beautiful crimson colours of autumn, than in the chocolate box village of the Cotswolds. The picturesque houses are built from ancient stone, nestled between pretty churches and... Read More

5 Tips To A Spooky Halloween 15/09/2020
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5 tips to a Spooky Halloween

This year Halloween is going to be a little different as our favourite traditions of trick or treating on our neighbour’s doors will now turn into a Halloween at home, that will we will never forget (don’t worry it will still include plenty of sweets!) We have some really great ideas for you, such as trick or treat ideas at home and trying your hand at making some equally cute and creepy treats, including ghoulish cupcakes decorated with spiderweb icing and “poison” toffee apples, which you can enjoy with a... Read More

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