newunit-3
Many of you will be aware that we have been on the hunt for new premises for the business for over a year. Frankly it is all I have talked (and moaned about) so I apologise now to everyone who has had to listen to me bang on about it! In my defence this has been a crucial goal for Blue Ticking and one I knew we needed to suss for us to more forward and grow. Whilst our current barn has been an amazing starting point we knew from the get go it wasn't going to work long term ...

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birthday-balloons
  I am writing this in quiet disbelief that Blue Ticking is three today! It hardly seems like yesterday that I was dreaming up the idea whilst on maternity leave with Miss Maggie. So much has happened since then; there have been some real highs and some definite lows. I don't want to focus too much on the latter, but it's important to say that whilst this working for yourself and setting up your own business malarky is hugely rewarding, it's also bloody scary and ...

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It goes without saying that we at Blue Ticking are passionate about a bit of vintage and it seems we aren't the only ones! Over the last decade the love of vintage inspired interiors has grown significantly and people seem to be falling back in love with the wonderfully old, a bit knackered and memory inducing pieces of furniture. Our home is full of the latter and we wouldn't have it any other way. Each piece tells a different story and they tend to be brilliantly made and ...

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kids-holiday-cornwall
2017 is here and it feels somewhat unreal that we are one more year down! It goes without saying that 2016 was another big year in the Shaw household and I am really pleased with what we have achieved with Blue Ticking. With the business we set ourselves various goals which were both financial and creative. We wanted to try some new things and also consolidate what we do. When there is so much going on both personally and professionally it's commonplace to focus more on all the ...

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