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Spring

Featured This Month - The House Build 31/03/2020
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Featured This Month, April 2020: Garden Of Dreams

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 it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the sensational home of Becks Doyle @thehousebuild. In 2017 Becks and her family bought the keys to their charming new home. With a stunning vision in mind for a grand extension, Becks could begin the build and design of each... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt 25/03/2020
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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

We are still open 24/03/2020
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Keeping our staff, their families and our customers safe

To all our lovely customers We hope you and your family and friends are well, healthy and safe. We feel we have a duty to inform you of what we are doing to keep our staff, their families and our customers safe and protected during these unsettling times that result from COVID-19. We have implemented a series of safety precautions that follow the guidance and advice that the government and Public Health England are giving. We monitor these guidelines on a daily basis to make sure we are doing everything... Read More

Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding 17/03/2020
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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 25/02/2020
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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 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) We... Read More

19/03/2019
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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

27/02/2019
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Wicker baskets: 2019’s Biggest Interior Accessory

Who would’ve thought that wicker baskets would be 2019’s biggest interior accessory? And the question is why? We have the answer for that. It’s because wicker baskets are a durable, sustainable and stylish way to maximise space and minimise clutter in your home. Wicker baskets completely transform your home, enhancing elegance and adorn interior space as opposed to simple plain plastic storage. (It Seems We’re Not The Only Ones Who Are Basket Mad!) The best thing about wicker baskets is their versatility. They come in different materials which suit various... Read More

25/02/2019
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What’s growing in Catherine’s English Garden: Pink Sedum

We are counting down the days here at The Basket Company until the Spring Equinox arrives and our director, Catherine, has taken full advantage of the fresh air and the sunshine by planting in her beautiful English garden. Gardening is a favourite pastime in Catherine’s family and her Auntie Rosemary, who also has a beautiful garden, gave her this lovely Pink Sedum as it’ll fit in with the colour scheme of pinks, blues, violets and whites. Plus, it also feeds the pollinators! In our latest YouTube video, “Catherine’s English Garden... Read More