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Our Christmas Shopping Evening kicks things off for the Festive Season

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Our Christmas Shopping Evening kicks things off for the Festive Season

With our Christmas shopping evening on the 18th October there's a buzz about the Parlour. And although for some it seems a little earlier we realise that the weeks in the run up to Christmas often get very busy for everyone, so getting a little ahead is no bad thing. Also, what is often needed is inspiration and ideas so it's a great chance to have a little mooch around the place with a glass of something in hand. How very civilised.  We've been scouting around for goods and goodies since March and much of what we have seen has...

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Finding colour in Town and Country

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Finding colour in Town and Country

Here at May's we love colour and pattern. In a world that seems to have turned very grey seeing something bright and vibrant really lifts the day. So we are always looking for beautiful designs and sometimes it is something that we have had stored away, dormant in the back of our minds. This happened with Cambridge Imprint Company.  About five years ago at a Country Living fair I came across a crowd gathered around a small, brightly coloured stand and it was love at first sight with this creative small business.  Fast forward a couple of years and we were...

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Spring time and a taste of honey

Spring time and a taste of honey

Finally it seems that Spring is peeking its head around the corner.  We've been out and about in January and early February at Trade fairs and catching up with all our lovely suppliers. Some small businesses, some larger but all with one thing in common.  They really care about what they do .....and they are so creative. Many of them are hands on in running their business as well as coming up with and developing new ideas. For those of you who juggle many things you'll know this is no easy task.  We love all our suppliers but we particularly...

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New Year

New Year

We are very much looking forward to 2018.  Lots of new ideas from all our lovely suppliers.  In the meantime we'd like to share one of our personal favourites of 2017... the lobster bauble.  We think a lobster is a perfect way to see the New Year in.  Happy 2018 everyone and thank you very much for supporting our small business.  It really does make a big difference, best wishes May x

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Wish on a star

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Wish on a star

Here in the Parlour we would like to help make Christmas a little easier.  There are so many things on the list that sometimes you may forget about you!  We hope that our "wish on a star" may be just the thing for you.  If you have seen something you like here in the Parlour let us know.  We will write it on a star and place it in the Parlour for your nearest and dearest to see when they call in.... Here's wishing! Look forward to seeing you soon, May x

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