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The Cement Works
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The Cement Works – we chat to Emma, the founder

After gifting myself to a The Cement Works concrete candle for the summer and then a bowl to photograph jewellery in, well that was my excuse for the bowl and is I’m sticking to it, I finally plucked up the courage to ask Emma, the founder of The Cement Works if she would consider stocking […]

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Free Father
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Free Father’s Day Gift Tags To Print

Father’s Day is approaching and being the lovely people that we are we thought we would provide you with free printable labels so you can spend more money on the father in your life’s gift rather than the tag. Sorry, what’s that? What’s the catch? None! Well you do have to provide the paper and […]

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Royal Wedding Bingo
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Royal Wedding Bingo – Just For Fun

Got to love a wedding even if we are not all invited! Royal Wedding Bingo We have started to get a touch of wedding fever in the office with the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle approaching, so we thought we would have a little bit of fun and you can join in with […]

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High Street v Online Shopping, Who Will Win?
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High Street v Online Shopping, Who Will Win?

Hang on a minute, don’t dismiss this as a blog piece that is going to be totally biased towards online shopping just because you are reading it on my online gift shop website. So, as you know, online shopping pays for school books for my four children, it pays for the food we eat and […]

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Mrs CT
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Mrs CT’s Mother’s Day Wish List – It’s much cheaper than Mrs M’s!

So I have been reading about Mrs Middleton’s Mother’s Day wish list that she shared in her column with Baby London.  Oh how I wish I could hope for just one present from that list!  You see mother’s day is a bit of a pot luck day for me.  One year my son’s, all four […]

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Gift Training Update 1! Training my husband to be a better gift giver.
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Gift Training Update 1! Training my husband to be a better gift giver.

What was that? How’s the husbands gift training going? Surprisingly well, thank you for asking.  Yes! Seriously, he did not mess up this Christmas with his gifts! Well, he kind of did in that he left me to sort his families’ gifts again, and paid no attention to what we were going to get the […]

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How Mere Glimpses of a Moment Meet Science
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How Mere Glimpses of a Moment Meet Science & Art – Traditional Photography

Ephemerids are photographs that depict scenes that are there for only that particular time. Sometimes this can look rather contrary to the subject for Ephemerids can be quite static looking objects or scenes that appear not to change. Change, however exists in most things and it is how we perceive the minutiae of detail that […]

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Wrap It Wednesday
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Wrap It Wednesday – Folding a rose from a scarf

A rose by any other name is a ……… scarf! Wrapping does not always mean having to hide the gift in its gift wrap, sometimes it can wrapped so it can be seen but presented in a lovely or unusual way. Scarves can be very uninspiring to wrap, they become this flat, limp wrapped gift […]

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So, Why Shop At Crimson Tiger
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So, Why Shop At Crimson Tiger

So why buy from us?  Well other than the fact we do a happy dance every time you order and you are not only supporting an independent business but also help four children reach their aspirations, there are also benefits for you, here is why we think you would like buying from Crimson Tiger. If […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Pleating

Wanting to pretty up your wrapping skills?  How about some fashionable pleating on your gifts.  It’s not as complicated as it sounds, we promise just follow the instructions and the photos. This style of wrapping is perfect for gift wrapping books, DVDs, and CDs. What you need: The gift! Yes, we know this is obvious. […]

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