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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

08/06/2018
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Hosting the Perfect Family Picnic

The perfect picnic is a relaxing stress free way to sit back and doze off in the warm sunshine while listening to the calm serenity of the countryside… A mutter of soft rustling leaves in a light breeze along with the peaceful but joyful tunes of the birds. This moment of tranquillity with the family sounds most pleasant but aiming for that delicious lunch on a sunlit Sunday afternoon requires planning which we are here to help you with all the inspiration you’ll need to make your leisure day that... Read More

13/12/2016
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The Basket Company Christmas Gift Guide

In between gorging on chocolates and mince pies we need to be thinking about putting up the Christmas tree and doing some Christmas shopping! Sometimes it can be so difficult to think of what to get everyone. The usual socks, pants and chocolates can sometimes feel a bit monotonous and boring. What about doing something a bit different this year?  To help give you some inspiration, read The Basket Company’s Christmas Gift Guide and view our wide range of charming and unique gifts. Know someone who loves their wine, champagne... 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

23/09/2016

Must Have Log Baskets for your Home

Now that the darker nights are beginning to draw in, we’re starting to look forward to the colder months and what they have in store for us. Sitting in front of the fire watching your favourite films, sipping hot cocoa and eating copious amounts of chocolates pretty much sums up the winter months. There’s something magical about sitting in front of an open flame and watching the flames dance and crackle in front of you. Whether you have an open log burner, an electric fireplace or just an empty spot... Read More

15/05/2015

Picnic Essentials for your Free From Feast

In our last blog we introduced the fantastic Free From Feast, an event organised by Allergy UK to raise awareness for those suffering from allergies and food intolerance.  We hope you have all had a look to see how you can get involved on 12th June, if you haven’t already picked out your essentials, we are here to give you a helping hand to find the perfect picnic accompaniments. Whether you are hosting a picnic, heading to a BBQ or having a bake sale – we’ve picked out our favourite... Read More

15/12/2014
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A Personalised Christmas Gift Guide

As we settle into the month of December, it’s full speed ahead from now up until the big day. With the thought of Christmas shopping in the forefront of our minds, we have came up with the perfect personalised Christmas gift guide, to create thoughtful presents for your family and friends. In three simple steps, you will be able to form the perfect gift in no time.      1. What are they interested in? First of all, have a think about what your friends and family are actually interested... Read More

18/07/2014
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6 ways to a Cheap and Cheerful Picnic

Now that summer is finally upon us and the kids are breaking up from school, organising a picnic with your friends and loved ones is the perfect way to enjoy the lovely British weather. The summer season can be expensive, especially with holidays abroad, organised children’s activities and babysitters to consider! At The Basket Company we have put together 6 ways you can enjoy a cheap and cheerful picnic that won’t break the bank. To make sure you have a great summer without spending a small fortune, you can find... Read More