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A Truly Splendid Event at Arley Hall

Posted by Kirsten Bridge on

A chaotic week this one, Cambridge, Cheshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire in 3 days, leaving the team full of festive spirit, and with rather a lot of cardboard boxes to take to the recycling centre!  We loved seeing familiar faces at the beautiful Arley Hall Shopping Spectacular and we were delighted to be invited to exhibit at the fabulous event for a second time.  Arley is a most gorgeous hidden gem of a country house, quintessentially British and nestled in the pretty Cheshire countryside and each year it hosts one of the best festive shopping events we have involved in. Designer-makers...

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August arrives ... How did that happen?

Posted by Kirsten Bridge on

The eighth month of the year, already ... really? We celebrate our two month shop anniversary and what a whirlwind nine weeks it has been, and a steep learning curve too, if we are honest. The huge advantage in being eternal optimists are numerous, however the belief that, to quote a well recognised phrase,  "If you build it, they will come" seems to have fact as its basis after all! Kindness abounds in many places, often the most unexpected as well as the rather more everyday and the joy at rediscovering the kindness of strangers since we have opened cannot...

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We will soon be celebrating our Fourth Birthday and you could Win £50 to spend at Lily and Lime

Posted by Kirsten Bridge on

We love to chat... not exactly news that, but taking the opportunity to "pass the time of day" and bring a personal touch to the way that we do business, is as important to us as our business grows, as it always was. Almost four years ago I created Lily and Lime when pregnant with my youngest child and I am so proud of the relationships that we have developed with many repeat customers.  No longer working alone, I am delighted to tell the story of the creation of our small, yet perfectly formed team, each with unique and much...

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