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Gift ideas for a truly memorable Mother's Day

Gift ideas for a truly memorable Mother's Day

We all appreciate the opportunity to say a very special thank you to the wonderful people in our lives. And, whether it’s your mum, grandmum, friend, or simply a lovely lady who deserves a bit of extra recognition, Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to send some more love their way. To help you find a gift that’s guaranteed to deliver a smile, here are some of our favourite picks from the Whistlefish range. For every day A wonderful way to mark Mother’s Day, is with a gift that can be enjoyed day-in and day-out. That way, she’ll think of...

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Floral Styling with Appleyard London

Floral Styling with Appleyard London
With Chelsea Flower Show well underway and inspiring showcases of flowers on display, we turn to Appleyard London's head florist Lauren Probert, to share her expertise on how she would add the finishing floral touch to each of these four home styles, featuring Whistlefish artwork. Plus, Lauren shares bitezie top tips on what you should consider when styling your home with both art and flowers.

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Resolutions for a happier home in 2017

Resolutions for a happier home in 2017
What better time to clear the cobwebs from a year gone by and put your energy into making the new year, your best yet. It's safe to say we have high hopes for the year ahead and for most of us, those hopes begin with ourselves and our happiness. Which is why we've come up with seven little ways you can make your home happier in 2017.

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12 super-special things to do with a new notebook

12 super-special things to do with a new notebook

Here are twelve ideas for useful and interesting ways of filling your little notebook.

It’s Boxing Day…or it could be the day after your birthday. Either one would do.

Anyway, yesterday you received a whole heap of presents, you lucky person you, – one was an extra special, new notebook.

Your notebook is bright and shiny with a lovely patterned cover, a neat elastic loop to keep everything together and a sweet little ribbon bookmark. Oceans of crisp, empty paper waiting to be filled with…what?

You may not have faced this dilemma before and may feel a little overawed by all this wealth of carnet (French for ‘notebook’ - sounds much nicer, doesn’t it?) so here, to the rescue, are twelve ideas for useful and interesting ways of filling your little book.

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How do you pick the right art? 8 tips for choosing the perfect piece

How do you pick the right art? 8 tips for choosing the perfect piece

Introducing carefully selected items of art is also one of the best ways of expressing your personality and injecting your own character into rooms. But how do you select the right pieces for your home?  Our guide will get you started…

Choosing art is a rewarding and pleasurable experience. Art completes a room and often brings the décor together. This can greatly increase enjoyment of the space and add interest to rooms that might otherwise lack a focal point. Introducing carefully selected items of art is also one of the best ways of expressing your personality and injecting your own character into rooms; less troublesome and costly than a major makeover.

But how do you select the right pieces for your home?  Our guide will get you started…

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