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Wrap It Wednesday
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Wrap It Wednesday – Your Gift Wrapping Sewn Up!

As many of you know, brown parcel paper is a bit of a favourite of ours at Crimson Tiger when we are wrapping our personal gifts.  It is always worth keeping some in stock due to its versatility, it covers birthday, Easter, Christmas, thank you gifts, gifts for the girls and gifts for the boys, […]

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The Ephemerids
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The Ephemerids – exclusive photographs by Jon Bradley

Photographer, Jon Bradley who is based in Northumberland explains his ‘The Ephermerids’ series. For many years now, I have been undertaking an exploration of different types of spaces with my cameras. Space can come in many different formats and it seems the more I look the more I have to journey. This project is part […]

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Jonathan Bradley
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Jonathan Bradley – Photographer & Artist

Jonathan Bradley is passionate about the art of photography and the traditional darkroom techniques.   Based in Northumberland he is part of a family run photography studio whose work range from portrait to fine art photography.  Bradley Photography has created PASSION, the first dedicated digital portrait archive that preserves images that have never existed in hard […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Budget Gift Bling

Hands up if you have a few bits of broken costume jewellery that you have yet to get round to throwing out?  The necklace has snapped, charms have fallen off, some of the clasps keep pulling on your favourite top as they have worked themselves loose.  Time to incorporate it in your gift wrapping, if […]

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Gift Training
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Gift Training – Please help my husband be a better gift giver!

Disastrous gifts, we’ve all had some in our life and we have all, if we are totally honest, given some!  We can all name at least one person who needs gift training.  As many of you know, my husband is the worst at gifting and is sometimes known as He Who Gives Grapefruit Knives due […]

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Wrap it Wednesday – Disguising a Gift

How often have you asked someone what they would like for their birthday, or perhaps chosen something from the ideas list?  The problem is that you can gift wrap it as beautifully as you like but they will still know what it is as soon as it is handed to them.  How can you get […]

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Motherhood, How To Make It Easier on Yourself and Your Child
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Motherhood, How To Make It Easier on Yourself and Your Child

Don’t get me wrong, this is not a sanctimonious how to be a good mother post.  I get mum things wrong, regularly.  I get distracted, I forget things, I get tired, I am human.  Think of this as a ‘learn by my mistakes’ post. I have four boys, well actually one is a size and […]

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Mother’s Day – 11 suggestions of some timely gifts

Mother’s Day – the day we honour our mothers.  It can be a bittersweet day for some, those who never had the chance to meet their mother, or those whose mother has past away, those who have suffered the loss of their child, those who never had the chance to be a mother.  The shops […]

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Love is in the air so what do you gift your loved one?
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Love is in the air so what do you gift your loved one?

What’s The Point? So with Valentine’s Day not far away some of you may be approaching this random celebration with sceptisim, at Crimson Tiger we see it as a gentle nudge to remind us to let those we love know how much we appreciate them and we are not alone.  A survey in 2016 by […]

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7 Tips to Get Organised for Christmas Shopping
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7 Tips to Get Organised for Christmas Shopping

It is that time of year where we are busy shopping especially on the internet.  We thought it would be helpful if you had a way of tracking all internet orders, including those from Crimson Tiger.  Please find below the link to download and print our Internet Orders Tracker PDF.  Just click on the link […]

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