21/11/2018

Controlling the Christmas Chaos

A 4-week “to-do” diary Presents, Christmas dinner, cards, wrapping, shopping, the work Christmas party… there’s so much to think about during the magical festive season that it becomes pretty hectic. Whilst in the middle of school runs, work deadlines, nativity plays, cooking and cleaning, time spent with family can often be missed and this year, we will not allow that to happen! This 4-week “to do” diary will keep you organised so that you spend less time stressed, more time controlling the chaos AND relaxing. Week 1 (1st December –... Read More

15/11/2018
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WIN! Two fireside log baskets (Worth £165!)

It’s COMPETITION TIME! To help you keep your cosy log fires organised this November, we’re giving away TWO prizes! Our Large Grey & Buff Log Trolley accompanied with it’s companion, our popular Grey & Buff Square Medium Wicker Log Basket – worth £165! To enter, click here.  Competition ends at midnight on 30/11/2018. By entering this competition, you consent to your data being used as a set out in our Privacy Policy. Please note that the prize can only be delivered to a UK address. Thank you! GOOD LUCK! To browse... Read More

29/10/2018
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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 inviting... Read More

19/10/2018
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5 tips to a Spooky Halloween

One of our favourite holidays is lurking around the corner and we can’t wait for the creepy antics to take place on the run up to the ghoulish event. Yep, you guessed it, Halloween is just a matter of weeks away and we are all set for helping you make it the best one yet. If you have children or know friends and family who do, then you’re in for a real treat. Over the past few weeks, we have been exploring the world of Pinterest (check out our Pinterest... Read More

01/10/2018
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Hello October

As we get deeper into a chillier season we are getting out our big thick coats for early evening walks, snuggling in front of roaring log fire pits with toasted marshmallows and watching a silhouette of the early evening sun melt behind bare trees. We love getting ready for Halloween and watching the kids get excited about choosing their costumes and thinking about the gluttonous amounts of sweets that they will be bringing home! Our favourite thing about October of course, is having a big sort out! When is there... Read More

16/09/2018
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The Art Of De-Cluttering

Since we have launched our very own Instagram page we have seen some De-Cluttering ideas, which have really impressed us… and we just had to share them with you. There’s nothing worse than clutter and these clever storage solutions allow you to store away your essentials, whilst adding a timeless and charming feel to your home and the beauty is, is that you can access what you need without any hassle!  So without further ado, here is the Art of De-Cluttering:   1. Padstow Wicker Baskets   First up is... Read More

12/09/2018
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WIN! A Gardener’s Bundle

It’s competition time! In celebration of our Kew Antique Trug as Kitchen Garden Magazine’s “TOP PICK” for 2018, we’re giving away this trio of gardening delights to one lucky winner. For your chance to win your very own Trug PLUS, a set of gardening tools and “Hamish” our Scottie Dog Pot Planter, simply click here to enter! Competition ends at midnight on Sunday 30/09/2018. By entering this competition, you consent to your data being used as set out in our privacy policy. Please note that the prize can only be delivered to... Read More

06/08/2018
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5 Secrets to a Beautiful Garden

At The Basket Company we are making the most of the 2018 UK Heatwave and as we welcome back the blue skies and blazing sunshine, we’ve been focusing on the up keep of our gardens.  If you work, have children or have a hectic social life (or maybe you have all 3!) it’s especially difficult to keep on top of your garden in this heat. If you are looking to revive your garden without having to put hours of work into it, then keep on reading! We have 5 secrets... Read More

01/08/2018
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Introducing The Basket Company

Directors Ian and Catherine Newey sat down with their friendly dog Murphy to tell the inspirational story of how they 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... 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