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Its getting cold outside but full of festive cheer in here...

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The weather is getting cold and news is gloomy but we have filled the shop with festive treats to bring in some seasonal cheer! The air is filled with the scent of these beautiful candles by Spry, hand poured in Britain, in a range of seasonal fragrances with tones of cinnamon, oranges and cloves.     We have draped our trusty tree in a range of cheery decorations, including these ceramic snowflakes and angels, handmade in Seaford and printed with vintage lace.    We love these cute felt santas, handmade in Nepal by the same family business that produces our...

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It's our FIRST birthday in the North Laine!

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Little Beach Boutique has just celebrated our first birthday in our North Laine shop and we would like to thank everybody for their support and custom over the last 12 months.     Moving from a seafront arch to a larger space in Central Brighton was a big challenge (and an even bigger leap of faith!) but  this year has been amazing and we haven't looked back.   Now a team of three - Suzanne, Claire and Jennie, we feel fully part of the North Laine Community of independent shops, cafes and venues. We have met lots of lovely local characters as well as...

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Your Guide to Brighton's Finest Independent Shops and Cafés -StreetHub Launches in Brighton

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Here in Little Beach Boutique, we're not *exactly* technologically savvy but StreetHub is an app that we can get on board with!   StreetHub have hand-picked the best of Brighton's independent shops, boutiques and cafes (and we are delighted to have been chosen!) and developed a website and an app that enables users to browse the places nearest to them, find out what beautiful and wonderful wares are available from their local independents, reserve what they like and come in store to pick it up!    In this way, StreetHub combines the convenience of online shopping with the unique experience...

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If you come down to the beach today...

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You might get a big surprise...the sun is shining! So I thought it was a good opportunity to take a photo of our new sign here at Little Beach Boutique And here is Dylan sun bathing - he comes down here every day with me and loves to say hello to our customers!   Let's hope the sun lasts! Bye for now Suzanne x

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Introducing some new ranges for Little Beach Boutique

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 I have recently joined Etsy as another way to showcase my handmade glass online and I came across a really strong community of designer-makers right here in Brighton, all making and selling beautiful handmade craft.  I contacted the pick of my favourites and have been lucky enough to sell some of their work right here in Little Beach Boutique.  Firstly, wonderful designs by Rachael from Owl and Otter, who makes inspiring free-standing word woodcuts, such as this one saying 'All You Need is Love'. And secondly, these gorgeous personalised children's name prints by Lucy Savage-Mountain from Alphabetty Brighton.  These prints...

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