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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
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Posted On February 10, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Valentines Day

All You Need Is Love !

It is February and as the Beatles said: But is it all you need?? How about a beautiful scent to set the mood? A lovely diffuser set by Cote Noire that will spread new aromas throughout your home perhaps? Scents of honey and lily have been infused together to make a wonderful combination. A brilliant alternative to a scented candle and the perfect gift for that special someone. Or some honey for your honey ? Our cute little Milne Glass Honey Pot would put a smile on any sweet face and thisRead More
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Posted On January 21, 2015By Jacquie DuntonIn Trends

You’ve got a Trend !!

We are now back in the Sweetpea office and buzzing with ideas after our extensive walk around the floor of the HOME exhibition in the Kensington Olympia. It was one monstrous showroom of furniture, gifts, interior inspiration and exceptionally tasty coffee, and with so much to see, we really appreciated that caffeine kick. We spent hours weaving through the vibrant stalls and stunning stands seeking new fashions and enjoying unusual and exciting brands. With a keen eye for current and upcoming trends it was not hard for us to spotRead More