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The story behind our chinaware

Small batches of chinaware, hand made with love I have always been passionate about creating beautiful products that make perfect presents. A few years ago I made the leap into making my own signature chinaware products onsite from my studio. It turned out to be a great decision! We now have the flexibility to create a…

British Bees Adopt a Beehive

We’ve adopted a beehive!

We are very excited to share that we have recently adopted a beehive! As part of our research into our recent blog post ‘5 Simple and Easy Ways to Support British Bees This Summer‘, we discovered that the British Beekeeping Association run the scheme where you can ‘adopt’ a beehive in your local area. We…

Sarah Boddy exhibits at PG Live 2018

Sarah Boddy at PG Live 2018!

This week (5 & 6 of June) we had a stand at PG Live 2018, one of the biggest and best places to sell greeting cards to the trade industry in the world! We were doubly excited to be there as we launched our new Hares of Hare-ingtons range exclusively at PG Live, and we…

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At National Tea Day

We were delighted to attend National Tea Day as an event partner and designer of the official event Mug. National Tea Day 2017 took place at Kensington Roof Gardens and celebrated all things tea with gourmet tea tasting, baking masterclasses, tea dancing and tasty tea cocktails. Made from fine bone china in England, and hand-finished and…

pet chickens

Pet chickens

We have seven pet chickens here at Sarah Boddy HQ, each with their own special character. They’re a great source of inspiration and the whole team like nothing better than taking five minutes to hang out with the hens. You can find out more about rehoming and keeping chickens at the British Hen Welfare Trust, a…

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New kiln at Sarah Boddy HQ

Lots of excitement this week at Sarah Boddy HQ as we took delivery of our very own kiln. This means that we can hand-finish and fire all of our china and stoneware here in small batches at the studio. It also guarantees excellent quality as we check every single item is perfect before we send it…

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Our charity partner: Hope House Haiti

We’ve teamed up with Hope House Haiti, a children’s home and school in rural Haiti, who aim to inspire the 31 children they care for to be world changers. Hope House runs a sustainable farm where the children grow papaya, mangoes, sugar cane, chillies and tomatoes which helps towards the food in the house. They also rear corn-fed chickens and…

keeping chickens cool

Keeping Chickens Cool

Keeping chickens cool and hydrated in summer can be a tricky task. Here are our three top tips for happy chooks: Hang a vegetable holder in your garden and fill it with fresh watermelon for a refreshing treat.   2. Make sure there’s plenty of fresh water for your girls to drink. We leave a few more water containers out…

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Feeding birds over winter

Here are our top tips for feeding birds to give them a helping hand this winter. This may be a mild winter for some of us, but it’s tough out there for our feathered friends. The ground is too hard to dig for worms, fresh berries are scarce and icy days make it difficult for birds to…