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Spring

04/04/2021
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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

Featured This Month March 09/03/2021
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Featured This Month, March 2021: Fresh Spring 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 fresh, inspiring spring décor by Janie of @sandstone_and_sawdust. The thing that makes Janie’s period home so very special is the unique combination of different interior trends, which creates contrast and introduces a myriad of ways to harness the power of interior design. It’s when you... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt 06/03/2021
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Easter Adventures For The Family

This year, Easter is going to be a little different and we’re taking up the Easter activities to the next level! It’s going to be the perfect opportunity to create an Easter to remember and guess what? Chocolate eggs, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, arts and crafts and all the other Easter activities that the children love, can all be done in the comfort of your own home! Be sure to have the camera at the ready this Easter as we have gathered some of our favourite, unique and... Read More

Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding 01/03/2021
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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

We have a very special Easter treat for you all. This month we bring you a classic English recipe with a delicious Easter twist, a hot cross bun Bread and Butter pudding. This warming dessert recipe serves 4 – 6 people and it is the perfect pudding to compliment your classic English Sunday roast dinner (especially if you add some cream or ice cream to go with it, yum!) Typically, in a regular Bread & Butter pudding you would use “day-old” bread as slightly stale it holds together better however... Read More

Spring For The Home, Life & Mind 17/02/2021
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Spring-Cleaning: Home, Life and Mind

There’s nothing better than that long-awaited moment of cracking open the windows for the very first time after a long, dark winter allowing light and fresh air to stream into our homes. Daffodils are slowly starting to make an appearance, our mornings are beginning to get brighter and after longing of scents of freshly cut grass and the distant sound of birdsong, we are finally ready to welcome spring. Not to mention that spring time is a great opportunity to de-clutter menial tasks in our life (and our minds too)... Read More

Rustic Accessories for a showstopping garden 25/08/2020
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Rustic Accessories For A Showstopping Garden

There’s a reason that our outdoor baskets are so on trend and it’s simply because these baskets ooze elegance, add a unique sense of style and texture and complete the garden with a contemporary yet classic finish. Hazy Indian summers enjoyed in the garden couldn’t be any more spectacular and by simply adding a touch of rusticity with our timeless Grey and Buff Rattan planters they make such a statement, especially when filled with your favourite plants and flowers! It’s been so fantastic to see the interior design enthusiasts on... 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

How to pull of a perfect picnic at home | The Basket Company 07/06/2020
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How To Pull Off A Perfect Picnic At Home

Picnics have got to be one of our favourite pastimes because there’s no right or wrong way to enjoy this quintessential summer tradition and as our favourite national week “National Picnic Week” approaches, we have curated some of our favourite ways to tailor a picnic (and you needn’t venture far to enjoy it) Usually a picnic is associated with an outdoor activity in the park or on the beach, however we just love the simplicity of picnics at home, especially as sometimes the weather isn’t always on our side here... 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