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The women of épanoui

The women of épanoui

  This March at épanoui, we’re celebrating the women we love. With International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day falling this month, how could we not. The list of women that we’re inspired by is extensive – in fact, it’s impossible to know where to begin. From Coco Chanel to Michelle Obama to , we could go on and on... However, here at épanoui we need not look too far to find women who inspire us DAILY, who fill us with love and keep us moving forwards. Now, it’s not only me, Hannah, here at épanoui (I would have lost the...

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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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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, 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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