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Hannah Paine

Meet the Maker, The Crystal Co.

Meet the Maker, The Crystal Co.

It's the time of year where we can celebrate all things that sparkle! Catch a glimpse of the world of Courtney Robinson, creator of 'The Crystal Co.', a much loved brand stocked in our épanoui shop & studio, in our latest 'Meet the Maker' blog.

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Cosy up this autumn

Cosy up this autumn

Here at épanoui autumn is a big favourite of ours. We love this change in season the most, the transition between long, hazy summer days and relaxed, comforting autumn evenings warms the cockles.  We've compiled some of our top homeware picks to help you reach maximum cosy levels - all available from our bricks & mortar shop in Bedford.   Create the perfect nook with something soft   Mustard tassel cushion £35 Bring the outdoors in with an injection of greenery Forest green vase £12 Zinnia stoneware vase from £27  Bedtime reading  It's beautiful here £29.95 Flowers everyday £18.99   ...

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Meet the maker, Nathalie Bond

Meet the maker, Nathalie Bond

This month we have a wonderful insight into the life of Nathalie Bond and how she goes about seeking the ultimate work/life/family balance. Nat's beautiful products were some of the first pieces we stocked in épanoui and still do to this day - hands down the best candles we have ever used (and we have sampled MANY)  We stock the full collection of Nathalie Bond products including skin balms, oils, soap blocks, scrubs, salts, candles & lip balms. All blended with nourishing and sustainable essential oils they really are a treat for your skin. Over to you Nat... Can you...

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Switching off and finding creativity

Switching off and finding creativity

I recently visited the Dordogne region of South West France for a few days of 'switching off'. After settling into a space with no 4G (let alone 3G), no neighbours and not a street light in sight, I realised I was simply noticing a bit more of what was going on around me. And what I found was so refreshing.  I have known for a long time that I spend too much time on my iPhone & laptop but I’ve always felt that that's the nature of running a business and generally being a sociable person (even if it does...

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