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Flower gifts with a meaning

Are you looking for a meaningful gift this Christmas? Many flowers have a meaning attached to them, making them wonderful, thoughtful gifts for those you care about.  Pansies symbolise thoughtfulness, love and admiration. The word pansy comes from French word "penser" which means to think. What a great way to give a gift this Christmas for someone you think about a lot?       Shop Pansy  Ivy is a traditional festive plant, but did you know it's long lasting evergreen foliage symbolises friendship, continuity and strong affectionate attachment? A wonderful gift for a long standing friend or loyal companion.         Shop ivy  Another great flower to give as a gift is heather. Heather symbolises admiration and beauty. I love heather's beautiful colours...

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Which lampshade size should I choose?

If you’re not sure which size lampshade you need for your table lamp or ceiling light, we can help. We’ve added a wider range of standard size options on the website which are available to order and now provide a unique bespoke option if you can’t quite find what you are looking for.  New range of sizes All our lampshades now come in a range of sizes so you can order the size that best fits your needs. Our standard sizes are 20cm, 30cm and 40cm drum lampshades. Choose the print you prefer and then select which size you would like from the options. These lampshades will be made to order and will be ready to be shipped one week...

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Bring the outside in with house plants

September is upon us and that invariably means that we all spend less time out in the garden surrounded by flowers. However keeping house plants can be a great way to surround yourself with foliage and flowers all year around, whether your a fan of herbs, ferns or flowering plants.  Our new waterproof fabric plant pots are a great way to add even more colour to your windowsills and shelves, whatever plants you are fond of.  With their thick waterproof lining they are perfect for keeping plants in provided you either use a saucer under your plant or take the plant out when watering to remove excess water.  Even if you're not green fingered you can use the pots as pretty storage for kitchens, sewing rooms, bedrooms or bathrooms. ...

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Summer show round up

It's been a busy few months over the summer and I've enjoyed getting to meet lots of you at our shows this year. I really appreciate hearing what you love and it always gets me thinking about what new products I might design next! Earlier in the year I made it all the way down to London for the Country Living Fair at Alexandra Palace. I loved the venue for its wonderful architecture and amazing London views!  These new shopper bags went down really well, particularly the bright and cheery pansy design! I brought along these unframed prints for the first time... the heather and bee was a particular eye catcher.  This year I also had the wonderful opportunity to exhibit...

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Behind the scenes

Welcome to behind the scenes on a tour of our fabulous digital printers right here in the North of England where Hannah’s designs are transformed from digital designs into gorgeous natural fabrics ready to be brought back to Yorkshire for cutting and sewing into final products. The family run printing business was founded over 50 years ago in this small northern town where traditional screen printing methods are used alongside new innovative printing technology which allow fabrics to be printed with myriads of colours and in large scale repeats, ideal for Hannah’s watercolour designs. We were delighted to be able to follow the route of the designs which are first loaded onto the printing machines and printed onto specially coated...

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