Josie Appleby News
- Father's Day - Art, Accessories and Gift Ideas
With Father's Day (Sunday 20th June) just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start looking for that perfect present for Dad.
It wasn't until the early 1900s that Father's Day became an official holiday – with the US leading the way as one of the first nations to do so. However, it is possible that the annual celebration of fatherhood could have begun even earlier. Evidence can be traced back to 1508 and a Saint Joseph's Day marked in Catholic Europe.
- Easter Paintings that Showcase the Best of British Wildlife
As Easter draws closer, the collective sighs of relief knowing we can visit loved ones again is palpable. What could be better than freshly baked hot cross buns, eggs in chocolate nests, and a delicious roast dinner to enjoy.
- Spring Inspired Art for a Spring-cleaned Home!
A home free from mess will really let your artwork or statement accessories shine. So, if you’ve indulged in a spring-clean of your place, why not brighten the walls with a beautiful piece of art?
- Art and Accessories - Mother's Day Gift Ideas
With Mother's Day (Sunday 14th March) just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start looking for that perfect present for Mum.
As we prepare to celebrate yet another Mother's Day in lockdown, we have more reason than ever to thank those special women in our life who have looked after us, homeschooled us, and supported us through these troubled times - and throughout our lives.
- A Spring Painting to Match Every Room in your House
We're sure you’re just as eager as we are to say goodbye to winter and the dark, cold days it brought. Spring is just around the corner and the days already seem brighter, longer, and more hopeful.
- Auction Time - Bid on Some Fantastic Prizes for Worcester Point to Point
Worcestershire Point to Point are launching a virtual auction this Sunday, which will run for two weeks, to help raise funds to run their event this April "behind closed doors".
- "Art and Eventing" - A Festive Interview with Pippa Funnell
We love face-to-face time with our customers, and with the cancellation of the shows this year, it’s meant we’ve been unable to meet with many of them in person
However, one person we did managed to catch up with was Pippa Funnell, regular visitor to our stand at the 'Ultimate Christmas Party'- the Olympia Horse Show (this year also being held virtually), and champion British show jumper.
- Christmas Gift Ideas
At Collier and Dobson we have a wide range of beautiful limited edition prints, original paintings & drawings, and sculpture which could make for a truly unforgettable gift this year.