This time last week we were in the midst of our half term holiday in north Cornwall. We were adorned with sunny weather, unlike the rest of the country it seems, and therefore spent most of our days mucking about on the beach. It was without doubt one of the most relaxing and care free holidays as a family we have had. Obviously the glorious sunshine helped massively, but the location of the house which was 10m from the beach played a big part too. It meant we could pop back and ...

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At the beginning of last year I wrote a post about brilliant storage solutions. For my next foray into this area I thought I would give you a glimpse into our home and some of my favourite storage solutions in each room. Naturally some Blue Ticking originals feature, whilst others are from the good old high street and other one off shops I have stumbled across via work. Whatever I buy, it has to tick three important boxes; it needs to look good, provide useful and practical ...

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One of the wonderful things about Blue Ticking is being able to experiment with new products. I am very lucky to have John on board who is quite the carpenter and creator of brilliant things. We both have a love of trinkets, though his idea of what a trinket is can be quite different to mine! He has been known to find an in tact lollypop on the beach with the wrapper perfectly in place but with the lolly no longer inside. Screams of joy and delight could be heard for miles when ...

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  One of my goals in 2016 is to shout about and celebrate our goods more. Each month I have therefore set myself the challenge of highlighting what we call 'hero' products. It seemed fitting that my first 'hero' product ¬†should be the vintage school desk! They are one of our best sellers and a huge hit with both parents and children alike. They never fail to evoke special childhood memories and can bring any room to life. I absolutely love sourcing them and selling ...

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