Sharing the very best in independent shops online

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Sharing products, behind the scenes and more from independent shops and my shopping directory.

Daffodowndilly Our Shops. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Daffodowndilly – Unique Gifts, Stationery and T-Shirts : Our Shops

Daffodowndilly, a lovely range of greeting cards, enamel and wooden pins, notebooks, organic cotton printed T-shirts, button badges, cross stitch patterns and jewellery kits.…

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Home Decor Bedroom Ideas. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Home Decor Bedroom Ideas : The Indie Edit

Home decor for the bedroom from some wonderful UK independent shops online. Having a beautiful, relaxing bedroom is so important to me.  Always somewhere to retreat to at the end…

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Me and My Shop from you to me. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK
From You to Me – Gift Books and Journals – Personalised Books : Our Shops

This week, in Our Shops, we are talking to the wonderfully inspiring Neil Coxon, the owner and founder of from you to me. from you to me is an international publishing company,…

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Him & Her : The Indie Edit

Valentine’s Day gift ideas from independent shops online, for him and for her.  The indie edit. I have 4 completely different shops to share with you.  Each one has gifts…

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Me and My Shop JustBe Botanicals. Sharing independent shops at online shopping directory Love Our Shops UK
JustBe Botanicals – Natural Beauty & Pamper Products : Our Shops

Behind the scenes with the fabulous Gail of JustBe Botanicals, a gorgeous shop selling an all natural range of beauty and pamper products. Gail Bryden is the aromatherapist…

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Saloukee Me and My behind the scenes. Sharing independent online shops at Love Our Shops UK
Saloukee Jewellery – Statement Jewellery : Our Shops

We all love to see behind the scenes of peoples lives and work.  Here I am sharing behind the scenes of independent shop owners.  They are all so different but the one thing…

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Gift Ideas for Him. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Gifts For Him – Gift Ideas for Men : The Indie Edit

Gifts for him, gift ideas for men, presents for men, gifts for Dad, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Boyfriend etc. etc. These are the most searched for terms, with regard to gift buying,…

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I pledge to shop independent. Sharing independent shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
All About I Pledge to Shop Independent – The Movement

I pledge to shop independent.  Do you too? Shopping with independent shops (both in person and online) is good for everyone.  The shopper, the shop keeper and the economy as a…

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Sustainable Fashion and how we can all shop for clothes eco. Sharing independent shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Sustainable Fashion – Eco-Friendly Shops For Clothes – The Indie Edit

Sustainable Fashion is a movement to address the destructive impact clothes shopping and fast fashion is having on our world. Eco-friendly fashion and eco-friendly clothes.  We…

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I pledge to shop independent. Sharing independent shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
How We Can All Join in With I Pledge to Shop Independent – #ipledgeindie

I pledge to shop independent is a movement, a campaign sharing our pride at shopping with small independents. Inspiring everyone to shop at independent shops more.  Whether the…

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I pledge to shop independent. Sharing independent shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Independent Shops – Join the #ipledgeindie Campaign

Join in with the I Pledge to Shop Independent campaign and together we can create a movement of people choosing to shop independent for all their shopping needs. The movement is…

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Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Why I Decided to Create A Shopping Directory for Independent Shops Online

I created my shopping directory (selfishly) for me!  Most definitely, for you too!! I love independent shops, whether online or on the high street.  They have the best customer…

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Why Shopping at Independent Shops is a Good Thing

There are so many good reasons why we should all shop independent and choose small shops over the big boys. I am sharing lots of good reasons, all of which will make you question…

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Instagram Challenge #loveourshopsmonth sharing how amazing independent shops are. Love Our Shops UK shopping directory for independent shops.
Instagram Challenge #LoveOurShopsMonth Highlights Week 2

I am so excited and proud to be running an Instagram Challenge, #loveourshopsmonth.  Sharing how amazing independent shops are (both online and on the high street).…

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Instagram Challenge #loveourshopsmonth sharing how amazing independent shops are. Love Our Shops UK shopping directory for independent shops.
#LoveOurShopsMonth Independent Shops are Amazing – Week 1 Highlights

I am so excited and proud to be running an Instagram Challenge, #loveourshopsmonth.  Sharing how amazing independent shops are (both online and on the high street).…

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Handmade chocolate. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK online shopping directory.
Favourite Finds: Handmade Chocolate and Chocolate Gifts

Handmade luxury chocolate…need I say more?! Chocolate gifts, novelty chocolates, yummy chocolate treats, delicious handmade luxury chocolate, artisan…

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Mothers day gift ideas from independent shops. Sharing independent shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Favourite Finds

So many wonderful things perfect for Mother’s Day gift ideas. I have pulled together my favourites from independent shops online.  I would be very happy to receive any of…

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Favourite Finds: Sewing Shops – Sewing Accessories & Fabric

I am excited to be sharing with you some of the best UK Sewing Shops online – all independent shops. Great places to find fabric, sewing accessories, patterns and lots more.…

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KNITTING AND SEWING shops. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK
Favourite Finds: Sewing, Knitting & Crochet Supplies

I have found some great independent shops selling all things knitting, crochet and sewing. This really is a brilliant example of how unique and special our independent shops are.…

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How to get organised. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK
Favourite Finds: How to Get Organised – Things to Help

Would you like to be more organised?  But does life just get in the way? If so, I have some great products that will help with the chaos of our lives. I love being organised.…

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