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  1. An Eco-Friendly Brand

    An Eco-Friendly Brand

    Bombus is an environmentally conscious and eco-friendly company Bombus is a small company. But we know the importance of how even an enterprise like us can have a huge impact on our environment. And we may not be able to change the world in one go, but as a brand we are doing our best to make eco-friendly choices. The...
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  2. Unique Mother's Day Gifts Ideas, and the Bombus Mums

    Unique Mother's Day Gifts Ideas, and the Bombus Mums

    We discuss the Best Mother’s Day Gifts with our team With Mother’s Day fast approaching, our studio is abuzz with orders. It’s a funny year, with many of us not sure if we will in fact get to see our Mums near the big day. But we know from the personal and thoughtful messages sent in with your orders, that...
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  3. Nursery Decorations and Gifts for the New Arrival

    Nursery Decorations and Gifts for the New Arrival

    Nursery Decorations We may be in lockdown, but that hasn’t stopped new family members being born! And while a lot of us are at home, now is the perfect time to choose the nursery decorations for the latest arrival. The way we prepare the nursery has come a long way since the days of a quick splash of pink or...
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  4. Hexagon Map Wall Art

    Hexagon Map Wall Art

    Best Selling Wall Art Blocks Have you met the Bombus best-selling product of 2020? Our Map Hexagon Wall Art is not only completely unique to Bombus, but it is also our Star Product of 2020! These little beauties were our most successful gift of the year. And we know why. Not only are they beautiful, and hand crafted to a...
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  5. Thinking of You Gifts

    Thinking of You Gifts

    Thoughtful Gifts for the people we miss the most I've lost count how many times I've said 'I miss my Mum' over the past twelve months. It is comforting, however, to know that none of us are alone in that feeling. We're all missing someone, and we will all put up with it knowing that doing so keeps them safe...
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  6. Valentine's Day Gifts

    Valentine's Day Gifts

    We've spent a lot of years helping all of you to find the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift. This year, we have looked over our facts and figures. And here are the BEST and most popular Valentine’s Day Gifts from Bombus! Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Him At Bombus we have worked so hard to perfect the personalised, meaningful, and thoughtful...
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  7. Luxury Scented Soy Candles

    Luxury Scented Soy Candles

    Introducing our new luxury range of Personalised Soy Candles Our sense of smell is the most powerful memory we have. And right now, those of us suffering with Wanderlust, are in need of those memories more than ever! Well, at Bombus we've got something that might help. Our latest gift range...beautifully fragranced Personalised Soy Candles. We've chosen a whole range...
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  8. Tablescaping - what is it?

    Tablescaping - what is it?

    When the idea first came up that I should write a post about Tablescaping …I did a little jump of delight. This is MY THING. My house is never without a seasonal decoration…vases of daffs and tulips through spring, a rogue bunny or two at Easter…red white and blues for Olympics and World Cups…and of course, endless pumpkins, acorns, and...
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  9. Thank You Gifts for Staff this Christmas

    Thank You Gifts for Staff this Christmas

    Say thank you to staff and associates, with a personal gift this Christmas We are super lucky at Bombus. We have a team of dedicated and hard working women who have held it all together during this mad mad year. With coronavirus making the world so uncertain, we didn't know what was going to happen with the business. Would it...
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  10. We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!

    Join our team of creative superstars! Want to work for a creative and exciting enterprise in the Kent Countryside? Bombus has a wonderful vacancy at it's Oast House location in Faversham. Are you interested in working for a dynamic independent business? Then what are you waiting for! Apply Now info@bombus.co.uk STUDIO ASSISTANT THE ROLE This is a new role based...
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  11. Shop Small, Shop British

    Shop Small, Shop British

    Bombus is a small British business….and small businesses ROCK! So shop small! Did you know... that small businesses account for a huge percentage of the annual turn over to the UK economy? They are super important, and contribute even more in jobs and opportunities.  It’s become really clear during this pandemic that a lot of small businesses have really struggled...
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  12. A Birthday Gift for Her: The ULTIMATE GUIDE to what we really love...

    A Birthday Gift for Her: The ULTIMATE GUIDE to what we really love...

    It’s almost September! Did you know that September is the BIGGEST month of the year for birthdays? I did, because I have no less than four family birthdays and a best friend’s to boot! I need help with the perfect birthday gift for her. So I asked my team! I’m always looking for new and exciting ideas for gifts. Especially...
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  13. Meet the Bombus Team

    Meet the Bombus Team

    Our Bombus team is a very talented bunch... They do a lot more than you think... As well as working at Bombus, almost all of our team have another pursuit. This can be a small business, or an entirely separate career! This isn't because working at Bombus isn't enough for us, it really is. But as part of the Bombus...
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  14. The Home of the Bombus Studio

    The Home of the Bombus Studio

    Introducing BRENLEY WINE! The Bombus Studio sits here... Right in amongst the gorgeous Brenley Farm. I mean just look at it!!! We completely love our rural location. Our Oast house studio is huge, and at this time of the year we can throw our windows open wide and let the summer breeze cool us all down. (As for winter…let’s just...
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  15. The Bombus Trio - a Personalised Map Gift

    The Bombus Trio - a Personalised Map Gift

    In the spotlight... Our most popular personalised map gift! https://www.bombus.co.uk/three-map-location-hearts.html We are really proud of our map Trio range at Bombus. We’ve been making and selling versions of this map artwork for as long as we’ve had Bombus, and we can't quite believe how much you all love it. We love it too, so we thought it deserved its own...
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  16. Love Where You Live

    Love Where You Live

    At Bombus we're all about map gifts. Beautiful pieces of art filled with shapes, wiggly lines, and all sorts of colours. Discovering local treasures... As well as being pretty to look at, maps represent a special and unique spot on the surface of our earth. While we've all been forced to spend more time close to home, the pleasures and...
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  17. Introducing... Bombus Letterbox Gifts

    Introducing... Bombus Letterbox Gifts

    In the days of online shopping we are all used to rescuing a soggy parcel from the back garden, or rifling through the recycling bin for our long anticipated delivery left in a not-so-safe space. But it is a very different feeling to receive unexpected post, through the door. With people sending fewer cards, and the advent of e-mails rather...
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  18. A host, of Golden Daffodils

    A host, of Golden Daffodils

    Spring is on the way! And at Bombus we are feeling inspired by the crowds of daffodils blooming around our Oast House studio. Our team are always looking for bright new design ideas. Often the best influences can be found in nature. Especially in our immediate surroundings - the Kent countryside. One of our bestsellers is our bunch of spring...
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  19. It's National Bubble Wrap Day!

    National Bubble Wrap Day (also known as National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day) on the last Monday in January recognizes a fascinating piece of invention. Today, bubble wrap's primary purpose is to protect fragile items either in shipping or storage. But should we be celebrating a product that contributes to the plastic pollution crisis? At Bombus we are working hard to make sure we do our bit to...
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  20. The vintage map hunt

    The vintage map hunt

    Bombus office manager, Hannah, dives into the world of vintage map finding to try and find out exactly how the studio team find a vintage map for your order, showing anywhere in the world.
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  21. Christmas studio sale 16th November 2018

    Christmas studio sale 16th November 2018

    We'd love you to join us for our Bombus Christmas sale evening. We’ll be filling tables with samples and seconds of all sorts of our current designs. With prices starting as little as 50p it could be the perfect start to your Christmas shopping. You’ll also have the opportunity to get your hands on some prototypes and end of line bits and bobs for a steal.
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  22. We're hiring! Seeking an Office Manager to join our team

    We're hiring! Seeking an Office Manager to join our team

    We’re looking for an adaptable, determined, organised and pragmatic office manager to join our team. You'll be take the lead on customer service, and have overall accountability and ownership of all of the administrative activities that facilitate a busy creative studio.
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  23. Five tips for improving sleep quality

    Five tips for improving sleep quality

    As the nights get darker and autumn approaches, the need to sleep and hibernate seems more delicious than ever. But thinking back, when was the last time you had a good night’s sleep and awoke feeling fresh as a daisy ready to start the day? Our Studio Manager and in-house health expert Amie shares her tips for improving sleep quality.
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  24. The art of Hygge

    The art of Hygge

    Hygge, pronounced ‘hue-guh’ is the Danish word for the feeling or creation of happiness and cosiness. It is the mindful acknowledgement and enjoyment of simple pleasures which bring with them the sensation of utter relaxation and peace.
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  25. 14 days as an intern at Bombus

    14 days as an intern at Bombus

    Two weeks down the line after first setting foot into the delightful Bombus Oast, I don't think I've ever been so well acquainted with the world's geography, or glue. Read on to find out what happened when I jointed Bombus for a fortnight.
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  26. 10 photos from our studio sale

    10 photos from our studio sale

    All of us at Bombus would like to say a really BIG thank you to everyone who visited our studio sale event and helped make it such a success. Our chosen charity for the event was Kent Refuge Action Network (KRAN).
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