What next for our town centre?

It is impossible to ignore the ‘doom & gloom’ surrounding the future of our town centres as we know them. It seems that almost every month we witness the demise of yet another ‘household name’ and the latest casualty, a large department store, closing down in small towns like ours, if nothing else, will leave a huge gap in our town centre that needs to be filled. But by what? The same things have been consistently blamed for the problems…

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Back to our roots…

This weekend we had another opportunity to do more of what we did when we first started…scouring our favourite haunts for truly one-off pieces! This is not only exciting (though a lot of work!) for us (all the family!) but we hope it will also keep the shop fresh and exciting for our ‘regulars’! Indeed, our first sale this morning was one of the beautiful vintage pieces we found over the weekend; before I’d even had time to price it!…

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Scarecrow Trail!

Belle Vue Arts Festival is a now traditional month of activities, related to the arts, held every June in the beautiful community of Belle Vue in Shrewsbury. This weekend is the open gardens and Scarecrow Trail weekend! We decided to enter this year and a whole family effort has resulted in this hot air balloon lady to tie in with this year’s theme of ‘air’. It’s been great fun to get involved after many years of ‘intending to’ and I…

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Would you like to live ‘La Vie’!?…

Exciting News! We are looking for someone AMAZING to work with us in taking on an exciting and unique, one-off, BUSINESS opportunity we are going to have available from this Summer! To be successful in this you will need to be: – Prepared to work directly in a retail setting in Shrewsbury town centre for up to 6 days (10/11am – 5/6pm) per week, most weeks of the year, and/or willing to manage part-time casual staff accordingly. (From August 2018…

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Free Postage on all online Tin Plate/Bowl Orders!

Enjoy FREE postage on any orders for tin plates/bowls until the end of March 2018! (Note any items in the basket other than tin plates/bowls will attract the postage cost applicable to them at the usual rate.) Use code “FREEDELTP”.

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Because there’s still ‘La Vie’ after snow!

We decided to close yesterday (Friday 2nd March) due to dangerous pavement conditions, forecast further snowfall and a strong & bitter wind! Today, however, it is much safer and notably more pleasant to be out and about and subsequently we look forward to serving you till at least 4:30pm today. Normal service will resume as of MONDAY. Thank you for having beared with us as we navigated our way through Storm Emma!

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Cycling across Wales Pt. 2…

Continued… So, I left the warm community of Pont-Rhyd-Y-Groes back out into the rain. I was pretty much expecting minor road all the way to Rhayader now, albeit 25-odd miles of it! However, it wasn’t long before the ‘Lon Cambria’ route directed me onto some forest track. It started out pretty rough but soon turned into firetrack as good as a road but without the traffic (well, not much anyway!) After a little longer than I had expected, I eventually…

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Home Decor is at OUR core!

Home Decor is at OUR core! At home and through the shop… Take the basic elements of a room; we have Annie Sloan Decorative Products for your walls, ceilings and even wooden floors (plus furnishings and even cushion/curtain fabrics too!) We have the fabulous braided rug company products for your floor and table surfaces. Then, often overlooked, we have great lighting and lampshade products to create the right ‘ambiance’ for your space… Top all of this off with accessories from…

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