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Designs on living from Dog and Dome

Designs on living from Dog and Dome

Dog and Dome is a Mother and Daughter business and we are delighted to be able to offer you a selection of their lovely cushions and wash bags. Beautiful rustic colours and eye catching designs that bring a real personality to their homeware products. All designs originate from Mother Catriona's original paintings - who has exhibited at a number of galleries, developing her distinctive style of 'primitive and folky' animals. This talent has been cultivated into a number of retail products by daughter Flora. In the case of the wash bags and cushions, Catriona's gift for producing  earthy colours, are...

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Say Velo to a New Day!

Say Velo to a New Day!

Our 2022 cycling calendar is fresh off the press and available in our shops and here online. This year's theme celebrates some of the great races in the cycling calendar, from the Tour Down Under which welcomes in a new year, right up to the great Autumn classic Il Lombardia. As with all our work we try to find an 'angle' something visually that we feel inherits some the characteristics of each race. With the Italian 'classic' of Strade Bianche it's the setting of the rolling hills of Tuscany and the hazy mist and dusty roads. The Vuelta is an array...

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Make a date with our new calendar!

Make a date with our new calendar!

This year's theme for our calendar is what gives the Lake District its name; Lakes. Well to be precise lakes, waters, meres and tarns. The old catch out is that officially it has just one lake - Bassenthwaite Lake - the only body of water that has lake in its title. Let's be clear on one thing, the Lake District has an array of stunning bodies of water with views that have captured hearts and the rhymes of poets and the brushes of great artists. Choosing 13 (we include a December of the current year on our calendars) was certainly not easy....

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Yay! Sundays are back!

Yay! Sundays are back!

We're delighted to say that we are now open again on Sundays at our Windermere store. We've found a lovely new member of the team, and this means that our shop is open once again for you to enjoy 7 days a week! 10-5 Mon-Fri and 10-4 on Sundays. If you're in Windermere this Sunday be sure to pop in and say hi to Denise, who is doing a brilliant job for us. Happy times :)  

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Harrogate Home & Gift 18-21st July

Harrogate Home & Gift 18-21st July

We’re exhibiting at Harrogate for the next few days. Stand DP4-92. Great to see all the wonderful businesses and products on show. The first trade show for 18 months! As well as exhibiting, we’ll also be out looking for new and exciting products for our own shop too 😊   looking forward to a good few days.    

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