'My Life, My Way' - Read our story in Psychologies Magazine this month!

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I am delighted to see Little Beach Boutique featured in Psychologies Magazine this Spring! In a feature called 'My Life, My Way', I talk about changing career from being a support worker to becoming a self-employed shopkeeper and how I found glass fusion along the way.   The focus of the piece is about becoming self-employed and what lessons I learnt along the way.  The main challenge was becoming my own boss and learning to let myself make mistakes.  Opening the shop came with an enormous learning curve, I feel like I made it up as I went along, giving myself a hard time...

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For the love of animals

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We love it when deliveries arrive here at LBB, especially when they are from Tipperley Hill, an artist duo who create animal prints featuring sweet, funny, rude and often outrageous quotes.  Based in London and Leicester, Tipperley Hill are made up of Abi, who beautifully illustrates animals of every creed from frogs to French bulldogs, and Roz, who paints colourful shirts on them and finishes each one with an expression written in calligraphy.  We spend a fun few hours coming up with quotes to go with each animal, or take inspiration from Aby and Roz’s previous pictures. There is a...

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Our Spring Fused Glass Workshops

We have hosted a few fused glass workshops in the past couple of weeks - our regular ‘Introduction to Fused Glass’ sessions, as well as some groups of friends booking the space, and their own glass-making session, to celebrate a friend’s birthday.  We had some lovely feedback on Trip Advisor from one attendee, Kim -  “A day of glass fusion. Suzanne could not have been more patient, generous and encouraging. Everything was explained so well. Made lots of pieces. A really fantastic workshop for all abilities.” Date of experience: March 2019 Here are some pictures of their creations, assembled cold before going...

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Our colourful new in-house ranges

  Here at Little Beach Boutique we have been spending the first few weeks of the year creating some new ranges and products. We are delighted with our first range of Brighton themed mugs, which have been created from our own illustrations featuring some of our favourite buildings and places in Brighton and Hove.      Featuring the beach huts of Hove seafront, the Palace Pier, the Bandstand and the famous legs on top of the Duke of York’s Cinema, they reflect the colour and diversity of Brighton.    The images wrap around the mug so they are different on each side.  Our...

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Galentine’s Day Giveaway

Next week it is Galentine’s day - a celebration of female friendship - and we are giving away a beautiful prize to give to someone you love (or keep for yourself, because self-love is important too, right?!) In this giveaway you will win -  A ‘you are loved’ gift-box with a notebook, pencil, necklace and postcards, a ‘sparkle’ trinket dish, two beaded friendship bracelets, a bar of artisan chocolate, mint lip balm, a marbled notebook, a unicorn necklace card, a ‘young rose’ candle, a ‘queen bee’ mini sign, butterfly seedballs, sterling silver beach hut studs, a pink seagull mug, a...

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