Friday, 8 December 2017

abalon is now a member of Blue Pach and we are delighted to share their last mail list where we have a feature.

A Greener Christmas
The lights are starting to get switched on. The nights are getting longer, the weather colder, and hot chocolate suddenly sounds like a REALLY good idea.

While you’re preparing for the holidays, we’ve put together a blog post with four tips to green up the season.

Also, here’s a brilliant guest post from Ethex on Ethical Investments as Gifts.

Top Blue Patch Brands
Abalon UK creates unique eco soya wax candles presented in porcelain vases which are handmade by artist Ana Bridgewater in London. Each piece is hand polished and enameled with gold. Once the candles have been enjoyed you can send the vases back to be refilled with wax or reuse them elsewhere.
Bee9 design, make and curate a growing collection of minimal, modern, hand-made furniture designed for use with modern technology, small spaces and to promote healthy living. All of their furniture and products are designed and made under one roof, so they can consistently produce innovative and remarkable products.
ZELDA 1925 is the creation of Timothy O’Sullivan: an Irish born, South London based fashion designer/maker with a passion for craftsmanship, exquisite textiles and romantic, timeless design. Discover limited edition, modern wardrobe essentials and exclusive textiles, from the finest Japanese hand printed silks to antique embroideries.
JOHN EADON is a furniture designer and maker who values well-crafted good design and sustainability, looking to traditional techniques of the past to inform timeless designs for now and the future. The new MIMA Collection draws on the influences and techniques of Windsor chair making, re-interpreting them for contemporary and timeless works. Each piece handcrafted to a high standard using sustainably sourced British hardwoods.
News & Events
For the next three months you can catch Lee Borthwick‘s installation ‘Weeping Willow IV’ at ‘Looking Glass’, an exhibition celebrating reflection and featuring a superb range of diverse artists. The show is taking place at the newly renovated Cornell Art Museum, Delray Beach, Florida until February 25th 2018.
As part of Small Business Saturday this year, Faye got to spend the day at Downing Street last week representing Green and Blue, which she described as “an amazing experience, and massive for our small business.”

They were even featured in a video that 10 Downing street made and tweeted to their 5million+ followers!! Congrats guys!

Scenes from the first Christmas mini-market at JAGS sports – everyone snug in the Copper Beech Cafe with 9 stalls in all and many of our Blue Patch members present. Including, Lala & BeaTerre Verdi, Tricia Keracher-Summerfield photos by new member and workshop leader, Nemo Roberts Photography.