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Shop handmade this festive season

Christmas Markets Bristol

Shop handmade this festive season

I imagine I'm not the only one who can't quite believe how quickly the year has passed. This festive season will be a very exciting one for me as it's Bristol In A Box's first Christmas. Yes that's it, I've said the C word... I've decided to join some seriously talented makers at the Made In Bristol Gift Fair on December 2, and at the Here Bristol Christmas market on December 3. I will be exhibiting plenty of lightboxes for you to choose from and I will also be able to accept custom orders on the spot so come and...

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Festival of Female Entrepreneurs 2017

Festival of Female Entrepreneurs 2017

I normally don't like to be defined by my gender or skin tone so the first time I got involved with the Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Bristol as an event photographer two years ago, I must admit I had a few doubts about the need for such an event. Fast forward two years though to last Friday and you would have found me clapping enthusiastically at the stories of the women and men who were invited to share their experiences.  The night before, Facebook ran an event to celebrate the #SheMeansBusiness campaign which helps female entrepreneurs promote their business on...

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Thursday Treat: Free delivery

Thursday Treat: Free delivery

Hello everyone!👋  This Thursday I have a very special offer for you! I have decided to offer free UK delivery on all my lightboxes. There are plenty of lightboxes for you to choose, ranging from well loved vistas of Bristol to Parisian streets or cute scenes like the Midnight Feast in the video below. All of my lightboxes are handmade, and I use Annie Sloan's brilliant Chalk Paint to give the frames a pop of colours to your taste. Remember that customer orders are welcome, so if you'd like to turn one of your own pictures into a lightbox, pick...

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Bristol In A Box Explained

Bristol In A Box Explained

I have never been a fan of bright lighting at home, and always preferred having lots of little lamps doted around rooms. One day, I just thought it would be nice if my framed pictures could be  gently illuminated at night from within their frames. Once the idea was in my head, I got a bit obsessed with it, and scoured the internet for the best LED lighting system and drove my printer crazy with loads of questions about the different photo paper options I could use. In parallel, I set myself into build a handmade shadow box by watching...

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