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  1. Why books make brilliant gifts ...

    We are often asked why our journals and books are so popular … and I decided to try to answer this question.  There are four main reasons as I see it, but maybe you can add your own to my list.  Please do share your thoughts.   They are a thoughtful and easy purchase … The price point is sensible...

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  2. A message for you whilst you're away at college or university

    One minute you’re holding their hand taking them to their first day at school, and the next you’re helping them pack to leave home and head off to university or college. Your emotions are mixed: delighted they’ve got what they needed in their exams; excited that they are about to start the next stage of their life; worried they will...

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  3. Why personalised gifts are the best to give ...

    People love personalised gifts, and our customers tell us they like them for several reasons:                 1. Thoughtfulness: They show that the giver put thought and effort into selecting something unique and special for the recipient. It demonstrates that they have taken the time to understand the receiver's preferences, interests and needs. 2...

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  4. A Personalised Gift As Unique As Your Friend

    Finding it hard to find a thoughtful gift for a special friend that they’ll love to receive and want to cherish for years to come? Want to tell someone how much they mean to you, but don’t know where to start? ‘I Made A Book About You’ is the latest emotive gift brought to you by FROM YOU TO ME...

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  5. Making Memories, Celebrating The Lives Of Loved Ones & Ourselves - Guest Blog By Jane Fletcher, The Art Of Giving

    For this latest post, we’re very pleased to welcome Jane Fletcher, founder of The Art of Giving Community Interest Company, as a guest on our blog. Jane started a small not-for-profit called 'The Art of Giving Community Interest Company' in 2018 creating motivational words and images for community spaces. During Covid, this included sending out thousands of posters to the...

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  6. Inspiring New Book Reminds Us We Can All Make A Difference

    ‘Verdy, A Seed For Change In The City’ is our new children’s picture book, featuring a charming, whimsical character, Verdy, who serves to highlight the importance of nature and the power of communities coming together to create positive change. These are themes that we strongly support in our approach to business; “We can’t do everything, we can’t do nothing, but we...

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  7. Did you know your mum had a life before you were around?!

    Sometimes it is not always easy to realise that your own mum had an amazing life before you came along. Yes she really did do things without you! She did some incredible things and has built up a wealth of experience ... We don't have access to your mum's memories or experiences, however, FROM YOU TO ME has created some...

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  8. International Women's Day Q&A With Our Creative Director, Helen

    TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF I was born in the 60’s, and I am a mother, partner, sister, daughter, friend and creative director at FROM YOU TO ME, based in Holt, near Bath. I love doing anything creative, from ceramics, sewing to interior design. I like to give anything a go and one of my favourite phrases is “Better...

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  9. Sometimes It’s Hard To Put How Much Someone Means To Us Into Words

      We have always been passionate about helping people feel closer to those who matter to them, and our latest gift book does just that. ‘Everything Is Better Because Of You’, written and illustrated by Robert McPhillips, is a heartfelt gift book filled with many reasons someone special means everything. That someone special could be anyone, including a parent, grandparent...

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  10. Starting a conversation about Climate Change & Social Value

    Our business financial year runs to the end of January and at the end of every year we spend a creative day out of the office as a team to review the previous year and plan for the next. This year's discussions were inspired by our friend and business consultant, Jason Roofe.  Jason is passionate about our planet and is...

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