Maker Stories

Wally & Whiz wine gums have taken the much loved sweet and turned it into a gourmet taste experience, with flavours including Apple & Yuzu and Mango & Passionfruit as standard, as well as incredible gastronomic combinations created by Michelin-starred chefs for ‘signature editions’. These include Claus Henriksen’s Peach & Bronze Fennell and Jakob Mielcke’s Liquorish and Woodruff both of which are just crying out to be sampled, and as soon as possible! Brilliantly, all profits from these signature specials is donated to charity, making them an even sweeter treat for us to enjoy.
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This is the tale of a young chap who wanted to create a sock that would change socks forever… Shunning the flimsy, throw-away footwear of his youth, he wanted something long-lasting, classic yet quirky, sustainably made and of premium quality… And so, the bamboo sock was born!
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Laura Jackson’s aesthetically pleasing designs come from a love of homewares and interiors combined with a life-changing period travelling in far-flung countries and absorbing cultural and visual inspiration as she went. Her style is contemporary and geometric with a firm footing in nature, and her coasters, tea towels and washbags come in a range of classic shades to brighten up any room.
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Introducing Ceri and Natalie Jones, a husband and wife team and the hearts and brains behind luxury vegan leather brand Goodehoo. The Joneses combined a love of beautifully designed accessories, stationery and gifts with a commitment to the planet, making their strokeably soft items from animal-friendly ‘leather’. 
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The humble marshmallow evokes memories of campfires, children’s party bags and corner shop treats… But the Naked Marshmallow Co have taken this fluffy favourite and given it both attitude and ethics, introducing a range of flavours from salted caramel to raspberry & prosecco, and ensuring that their ‘mallows are made from 100% natural ingredients.
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TieBandz is a company founded by two friends, and their friendship shines through everything they do. From the vibrant friendship-bracelet-style hairbands that are kind to your hair, to their support of charities working to empower women, this is the modern-day definition of girl power and we love that they’re part of our collection.
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We love the Recycled Candle Company because their simple, yet brilliant, business model takes items that would be thrown away (candle ends) and turns them into something beautiful (scented candles). This reduces landfill for the planet, reduces financial waste for their suppliers, and provides BoxTree with the most wonderful candles to pop in our boxes. It’s the perfect eco-business fairytale! And the story behind it is a cracker.
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Devon-based couple, Katy and Nick began producing handmade essential oils from their kitchen table in 2014. They are now a multi-award-winning enterprise, with a large base of dedicated customers who credit the natural oils for soothing arthritis and aiding sleep, among many other healing outcomes.
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You know those clever little gadgets that become one of life’s essentials? Well this is definitely one of those. From fixing a frayed phone charger cable to steadying a wobbly table, FixIts solve so many irksome issues, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without it. 
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Classic and simple, whilst also contemporary and unique, Clementine Jewellery is designed to be effortlessly wearable and to appeal to just about everyone. Each piece is created with a lot of love, thought and attention to detail, and comes beautifully packaged, making it an extra special gift to both give and receive.
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Bramley skincare products are lovely in every way. From their sweet story, starting life as hand-made soaps for guests at a Wiltshire pub, to their delightful scents inspired by the British countryside, they have such a home-grown feel, and are so well received, that we are overjoyed to have them in our collection.
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Ever heard the saying: “The simplest ideas are the best”? This certainly applies to Carrie Bate’s problem-solving product, (the simply named) Little Coffee Bag Co. 
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