This Season Must Have!

The weather seems to be changing…more rain showers…unpredictable…you never know whether to take a waterproof jacket or not…here at the gift shop we have the answer!

Stylish…fun…practical! What more do you need…fits comfortably in your bag until you need it…what a fantastic idea.

We have a number of colours and designs…but this one is my favourite!

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I Believe In Mermaids…

I’ve been sat the last half hour trying to photoshop images of a piece of furniture I found in the warehouse today…without success!

I wanted to show you both the wacky and the wonderful items we receive!

What caught my attention was an awesome coffee table…a four foot mermaid balancing a glass table top on her tail and arm…how often do you see one of those! 

I would love to show you pictures but you will just have to use your imagination…suffice to say it only lasted 12 hours on shop floor before it was sold…people do like something a little different!

Warehouse Wonderland

Spending time in our furniture warehouse today…it never ceases to amaze me…what a wonderful place to be!

You can feel the energy around the place…everybody busy with a job to do…deliveries to make…collections to pick up…furniture to move…customers to serve…it never stops!

The atmosphere…as always makes it a welcoming warehouse wonderland…a place to come whether you have a purchase in mind or not…you’ll never get bored of just looking…and maybe you will find that thing you never knew you needed…until now!

Why not pay us a visit…have a chat with our wonderful staff and see what all the fuss is about…you won’t be disappointed!

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I’m So Excited…And I Just Can’t Hide It!

Kocostar is coming to the Gift shop…if you haven’t heard of their products then you’re in for a great surprise!

Cucumber…tomato…watermelon… lemon…sunflower…the most awesome home beauty treatment I’ve seen in a long time!

We’ve just tried the sunflower…wow it’s beautiful…can’t stop touching my skin…so smooth…smells wonderful…can’t wait for the stock to come in…roll on September!

Surprise!

Working in a charity shop you really need to have an imagination…a sense of fun…you never know what your next donation is going to be…every bag is different…from papier-mâché ducks to vintage cameras…you just never know what you’re going to find!

That’s the beauty of charity shops…working in them…volunteering in them…shopping in them!

If you haven’t experienced a charity shop yet maybe now is the time.

#loveyour£thing

I’ve spent quite a bit of time at our Barrow shop these last couple of weeks whilst we wait for the new manager to start…it’s been really great hearing firsthand what our customers think of the stock…the prices…the service.

One thing is very clear…they LOVE THEIR £ THING! Price is very important these days and customers at our Barrow shop love the fact that they can dress well for so little…meaning money left over for other things too.

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Love the hospice…love Barrow…love those bargains!

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Let Your Light Shine.

Barrow shop has gone lampshade crazy!

They have lampshades of all shapes…colours and designs…to fit lamps or ceiling lights.

The Barrow team spent Thursday morning sorting a mammoth collection of lamps and lampshades…only the best for our customers!

I can’t deny there was fun and games too…I mean who can resist wearing a lampshade as a hat (there are pictures but they won’t let me show you!)