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Posted On September 1, 2015By George PooleIn Bedroom, Beds, bedtime

There’s no bed like home

There’s nothing better than crawling into your bed after a long, hard day. The bedroom is your own personal space to enjoy and relax in, but as well as being stylish, it also needs to be as conducive to sleep as possible. Here are our top tips to choosing the perfect bed to lay your head. It’s all about the base… Choosing a bed that suits your needs, requirements and style is crucial to getting those all important forty winks, and the first choice to make is whether to goRead More
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Posted On August 3, 2015By George PooleIn Great British Bake Off, Kitchen, Shabby Chic

Get the Bake Off Look

Last year over 12.3 million of us tuned in to watch Nancy Birtwhistle claim the much coveted Great British Bake Off trophy, a figure which eclipsed the BBC’s coverage of the World Cup! So it’s pretty safe to say that the UK loves to bake, whether that’s watching, participating or tasting… and at Sweetpea & Willow, we are no different! However, whilst the delicious treats get us salivating, there’s another part of the show that gets our senses tingling – the charming kitchen decor. Housed in the world’s largest tent,Read More
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Posted On July 17, 2015By George PooleIn Awards, Handmade in London, Sweetpea News

Best of British

All dolled up and with somewhere to go… the Sweetpea & Willow team were exclusively invited to attend the sixth annual Red Ribbon Awards, which took place in the illustrious venue of Shakespeare’s Globe in London! The Red Ribbon Awards seek to recognise and honour some of the most exciting, innovative and longstanding family businesses around the UK, of which there are over 3 million family run companies. Hundreds of businesses had been nominated for the awards, including ourselves, in which we were up for the ‘Family Factor’ and ‘BestRead More
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Posted On May 15, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Trends

HERE COMES SUMMER!

As our seasons change so does our decor – from cosy tartan patterns for those cold blustery winter nights to bright floral, crisp creations on a breezy summer’s day.  Wouldn’t it be nice to be surrounded by colours and designs that fit comfortably all year round? Pantone believe this summer’s colour trend is moving towards the ‘softer side of the colour spectrum’. Bright, eccentric colours are being outlawed and dimmed down with warmer, neutral colours taking centre stage.   Colours make us feel. Whites can give a cooling sensation andRead More
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Posted On May 12, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Sporting Life

Royal Windsor Horse Show, Hot to Trot.

With May underway and the weather finally warming up, we’re looking forward to the exciting crop of outdoor events taking place in London this spring. We just love any excuse to don a fancy hat and crack open the Champagne! With the Sweetpea offices based in Isleworth, we’re lucky enough to be a stone’s throw away from some of England’s major sporting events- the Wimbledon Tennis Championship, the Rugby Sevens at Twickenham and the annual Boat Race- to name but  a few! First on our list of exciting events isRead More
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Posted On February 28, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Showroom

Showroom with a view

The sun might be hiding today but our gorgeous furniture is well and truly on display! It is the last Saturday of the month which means that we are open and so is the prosecco. There is a great atmosphere as usual with the scented candles lighting, the classical music playing and our lovely guests smiling. Our resident elephant is enjoying the open day too, having a morning stroll along our exquisite Guibourg Console Table. Maybe by the afternoon he will have made it to the Magnolia Table Lamp!! ComeRead More
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Posted On February 27, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Mother's Day Gifts

Mothering Sunday

Christmas and Valentine’s Day are now just a fading memory and coming around next on the celebration carousel is the most important day, Mother’s Day or to some, Mothering Sunday. As Anna Jarvis, the credited founder of Mother’s Day said when talking about her own dear mother, it is a day to honour “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”. In Anna’s time, Mother’s Day was marked with a gift of white carnations as a sign of thankfulness and love but over the yearsRead More