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We’ve joined forces with the talented folks at Bill Baber to highlight even more businesses who are designing and creating in Scotland, just like us! This is part of our Meet the Maker blog series. This month’s spotlight is on Caroline Wolfe Murray who creates wonderful homewares using traditional Harris Tweed, bright Liberty fabrics and, recently, laser cut wood pieces. Caroline lives in East Lothian, just outside of Edinburgh. She chatted with Lucy from Bill Baber about her inspiration and her favourite parts of Scotland. Can you tell us how your business got started? After studying archaeology and working as an archaeological illustrator...

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If you absolutely love Korean or Japanese street food and are craving a fake-away without the takeaway guilt, try these crispy partridge bao buns! Made with absolutely delicious and healthy partridge breasts, each mouthful is delicious. Perfect for a night in and the kind of sharing food where each person can build their own bao bun to their liking!  Equipment: You can use a food processor to make the sticky Korean sauce. You'll need a steamer to steam the bao buns with.  Ingredients:  Partridge marinade:  6 partridge breasts cut to bit size pieces 150ml of buttermilk  ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ tsp garlic powder...

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We make handmade up-cycled gifts in Scotland and wanted to feature some other makers and small businesses that are from Scotland too. This is our second small business to be featured in this blog series called Meet the Maker.  Bill Baber is a family run handcrafted knitwear business based in the Grassmarket, Edinburgh. We sat down to have a chat with Jack Baber about the story behind Bill Baber.  Jack Baber from Bill Baber Knitwear How did the Bill Baber business get started?  My parents started working together over 40 years ago. My Mum, Helen, had studied and worked in...

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J Boult Designs has today launched it's once a year SALE across the whole store for just one weekend - the Black Friday Cyber Monday weekend! With 25% off storewide, this sale is sure to put a spring in your step and be a way to begin buying local this Christmas season.  The sale is running from today, Friday the 27th of November until midnight on Monday the 30th of November. Simply enter the code: JBDBLACKFRIDAY2020 at check out once you've added the handmade products to your basket.  See more of our full collection of handmade gifts here 

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We have just released new gift cards! With more of an emphasis this year on buying local, J Boult Designs has launched physical gift cards. When you’re not really sure what gift to get a friend or family member, invest in a gift voucher so they can select their own J Boult Designs handmade gift.  Each J Boult Designs gift voucher is made in our workshop from a 100% recycled card. Check out the J Boult Designs gift card physical here.

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