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  • the spirit of independence

    Thoughts on independent retail

    My husband and I have been running Scape Interiors West Ltd in Bournemouth for 11 years. Through all the ups and downs, we have made mistakes and also learned quite a few important lessons from running our own business. I would like to share with you my thoughts over independent retail. 1.  The retail industry […]

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    New chapter for Scape

    Sept and Oct are an extremely busy time of year for us, as we are getting ready to receive stock for the busy Christmas season. It is also a time of change for us, as we are consolidating our two shops into one shop at 5 Westbourne arcade. The reason for the consolidation is because […]

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    TOP 10 THINGS YOU CAN’T MISS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!

    The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is the second-largest country in the Caribbean. It’s a place with great history, natural beauty, and diverse culture. It also just happens to be where I grew up!                           The country is known for its hospitality. The people are […]

  • Easy Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Quinoa Recipes

    I have recently come across quinoa (pronounced keen-wa)  and its numerous benefits; it would be selfish not to share the many beneficial properties of this healthy ingredient! Hence why it has been a staple in South American cuisine for thousands of years, and a very important crop for the Inca Empire. Furthermore, quinoa has now […]

  • Industrial Style Solid Acacia Wood Dining Table

    The Beauty of Wood, and Why it Makes the Best Furniture

    For several millennia, wood has been used and fashioned by humans. At first, our kind used wood to defend loved ones and themselves against attacks from other communities. Then, wood’s primary use became producing fire and keeping wild wolves at bay. The first time we used wood as furniture? That’s still an ongoing debate! Some […]

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    Best indoor plants for a greener living

    We had a loft conversion and kitchen extension done during the last 12 months, new carpet fitted, rooms painted…..Due to 5 years of studies back in the uni on biology, I am fully aware of all the toxic agents that could be released into the air through the new carpet, new paint and the building […]

  • multi drawer cabinet

    Drawers, lots of drawers!

    Looking for something new for your home?   Something that’s a little bit different?Well, we might just have it! We’ve got four very interesting storage cabinets / chest of drawers. Two got snapped up within about a week of their arrival and we had to restock again and again. See this chest of drawers below, it […]

  • Scape’s Spring Awakening

    Let us be your eSCAPE, welcome to the most bloomingly lovely furniture shop in Dorset! Have you been longing for the warm spring sunshine, like you we can’t  wait to see all the trees starting to blossom into life and the flowers blooming from their long winter nap. It’s been a long Winter, but Spring is […]

  • hope

    Thoughts on hope

    In the face of so much uncertainty amongst all the Brexit turmoil, in a changing world where nothing and no one remains the same, there seems to be so few things we can hold on to. None of us can step into the same river twice. A family friend’s daughter was going through severe depression, […]

  • Thoughts on love

    Thoughts on love

    It was Valentine’s day last week! I had an interesting conversation with a friend’s daughter. She is a beautiful 18-year old. She was talking about being away from her boyfriend back in Germany, crying a lot and badly missing him. She said she was totally, madly in love with him and would marry him immediately if he […]