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The Allure of Anthracite

Posted on the 3rd of Jul 2017

Oh the allure of anthracite! Very popular with our interior design customers at the moment which is unsurprising given it’s timeless appeal. The darkest and strongest of our standard* grey finishes with a beautiful lustre. Neutral in pallette so compliments all shades of brick and stonework.
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The Organ Grinder …

Posted on the 20th of Mar 2017

Couldn’t resist taking a quick snap of this fantastically named farm sign before dispatch to the lovely Mellor family. Definitely something to get the imagination going on a Monday morning!
www.rockartisansigns.co.uk for more inspirational farm and house signs or give us a call to discuss your requirements on 01327 351561. This sign is double-sided with …

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The Millstone

Posted on the 8th of Mar 2017

More praise! Thank you very much to Peter for sending in this photograph of his Rockbox Slimline Mailbox and for his comments. It looks stunning against the characterful backdrop.
Dear Alice, Very pleased with the post box, both the quality and appearance. Already fixed to the wall and operating as you can see! Kind Regards, Peter Chipp
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Angel of the Postbox, Weeping with Joy and Other Stories

Posted on the 23rd of Jan 2017

 

Super to know that the Christmas presents went down well! Genuinely very appreciative of all feedback but Mark Durden-Smith’s the star commentator …

…Dear Angel of the Post Box, It’s a bloomin miracle! We have all wept with joy on opening the mystery package that arrived this morning. It looks amazing and will be the …

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SANTA’S LITTLE HELPERS!

Posted on the 20th of Dec 2016

The foundry elves are all very busy making sure that all the lovely postboxes and house signs are finished to the highest standards and dispatched before Christmas. Ian, Max and Jan are finishing, painting and packing and Alice is on Quality [Street] Control…

 

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The Mart’s the Heart Awards 2016!

Posted on the 24th of Nov 2016

Congratulations to all the winners of The Mart’s the Heart Awards 2016! It has been a pleasure to hand craft the winners’ plaques for you again this year. #themartstheheart #themartstheheartawards2016 #farmersguardian

 

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HOUSE & GARDEN MAGAZINE – Decadent Designs feature

Posted on the 28th of Oct 2016

The Rockbox Slimline Mailbox looking resplendent in House & Garden Magazine – October 2016 issue!
Featured design – £325 fully personalised. Our full range of postboxes including those for building into walls/ pillars and freestanding are available on our website – www.rockartisansigns.co.uk

Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements. 01327 351561.
 
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Country Living Magazine

Posted on the 14th of Sep 2016

We love Country Living Magazine and this month’s edition is a great read as usual. Inspirational autumnal decorating ideas, delicious recipes and of course details about our postboxes and signs handcrafted in our Northamptonshire foundry.
Rockbox Slimline Mailbox featured including full personalisaton – £325.
To browse our full range of cast aluminium postboxes including build into the …

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BEWARE OF THE BEES!

Posted on the 3rd of Jul 2016

A lazy Sunday afternoon pottering around the garden reminded me of this lovely little sign that we made a couple of weeks ago. We love bees and they love our honeysuckle; we love frogs and they love the shady shelter of the ferns in our garden. Alas, the most frequent visitors we have to our …

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LOVE, LOVE IT OR LIST IT SURREY!

Posted on the 9th of Jun 2016

My big boys were very excited to spot one of their Dad’s hand crafted postboxes this evening whilst I was indulging in a spot of catch up TV. It distracted them from their Lego for a full 2 minutes!
We don’t make this exact design anymore as we have updated with a beautiful pitched roof …

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