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Meet The Maker - Talia Giles

Meet The Maker - Talia Giles

To kick off our first Meet The Maker of 2019 we've been chatting to artist and dear friend Talia Giles. Here at épanoui we have been stocking Talia's fine art prints since day dot and we know how much you all love her work. Talia's mixture of modern design practice with traditional posed portrait make her pieces very distinctive and striking for any wall that they grace.  Here is a little snapshot of Talia's day to day, what makes her tick and some exciting news about upcoming collections. So grab a cuppa and discover more about this Bedfordshire based maker. ...

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Meet the Maker, Anna Reed

Meet the Maker, Anna Reed

As you, our wonderful customers always love to know how we find our artisans, where our pieces come from and a little story about each one we thought we would introduce a new monthly feature on the blog to highlight our amazingly talented artists, makers & creatives.   So grab a cuppa and prepare for a little insight into our wonderful creatives world’s - First up is Anna Reed.    Anna is a Bedfordshire based artist driven by her admiration of nature and its elegance. She predominately works in oil paint and pencil using precise and deliberate strokes to produce representational...

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Hannah Paine

Introducing épanoui charms

Introducing épanoui charms

At the end of 2016 we launched an exciting new collection here at épanoui. Lovingly hand-crafted using the ancient technique of lost wax casting, each individual item has been hand-cast from solid sterling silver or solid 9ct gold. The collection, épanoui charms, includes a set of six unique sterling silver necklace charms (Heart, Angel Wing, Crescent Moon, Leaf, Wishbone and Hamsa) and a range of simple geometric stud earrings. Each piece was designed in-house by épanoui owner and designer, Hannah Paine.   The new charms collection has been specially designed in our unique épanoui style and can be worn alone or paired with any other item from our collections, making them...

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Hannah Paine

épanoui workshops

épanoui workshops

As the nights draw in and we embrace the autumnal weather we would like to invite you to a couple of cosy and cultured evenings we will be hosting at our shop & studio.  Wine tasting  To celebrate the start of our épanoui lifestyle workshops the first special event will be a wine tasting evening on Thursday 10th November curated by Boutique French Wines, a family run company based in the heart of Cognac.  BFW pride themselves on sourcing the very best wines from hidden vineyards in France which are rarely available to UK based wine lovers. The art of...

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