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Summer

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

04/06/2020
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What To Pack For The Perfect Picnic

It’s June and the month of our favourite national week – National Picnic Week. Dining al fresco on a soft blanket, savouring yummy treats and enjoying the light music of a song bird nearby, is simply the best way to spend summer. Of course, you’ll need to plan it to ensure you get the most out of this lovely summer activity and sometimes it can be a challenge to know what to pack (That’s where we can help you) When it comes to packing your picnic, you will need to... 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

Plants and flowers to boost the mood 22/04/2020
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Our favourite plants and flowers to boost the mood

We don’t know about you but nothing feels better than getting our hands in the soil, inhaling the fresh earthy scent and listening to the familiar sound of birdsong in the background. Gardening is featured heavily in our journal because of its many health benefits to the earth and to ourselves. Potting a little world of your own filled with fragrance from perfumed flowers and aromatic herbs is the perfect endorphin as it brings so much hope and excitement as your creations come to life. It’s important to include natural... Read More

The Importance Of Gardening 20/04/2020
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The Importance Of Gardening: For Health & Well Being

Believe it or not, gardening is extremely beneficial, not only for the earth and nature but also for you too. When you plant seeds and flowers into the ground you are providing a feeding ground for pollinators, who flit from garden to garden to seek out rich nectar and pollen. This keeps our all-important pollinators doing their job of keeping the environment stable. We are also fascinated by the fact that gardening is good for you and your health. Gardening For Health & Well being The RHS believes that being... Read More

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

29/07/2019
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The August Edition

“Fashion changes, but style endures” – Coco Chanel. It’s time for some new fresh ideas for your home. Including style, trends, texture, colours and all things your home needs this August. Treat your home as an escape from daily life. Your home is your safe haven and once you’re inside your space of tranquillity, gently shut the door to everything outside, enjoy the aromatic notes of a subtly scented reed diffuser and admire your peaceful sanctuary. It should be tailored to your personality and your traits, so what better place... Read More

28/06/2019
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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 Plastic is made to last forever and according to “Plastic Pollution... Read More