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The latest from Sophie & her team in the Lincolnshire countryside. Peek behind the scenes, find exclusive competitions and inspiration for you and your home.

What Do You Eat On Easter Sunday?

Easter is a lovely time to catch up with friends and family while indulging in good food and great wine but what do you eat on Easter Sunday? To ensure your Easter lunch is a memorable one, the wonderful delicious. magazine have created an Easter menu that’s sure to impress...

7 Easy Easter Decorations For Your Home

Easter decorations are fast becoming the norm, with our Instagram feed full of Easter trees, egg wreaths & decorative dishes full of mini eggs. It has to be one of our favourite holidays here at Sophie Allport, mainly because it's acceptable to eat chocolate and hot cross buns for breakfast but...

10 Ways to Help You Sleep Better

Sleep is vital for a positive mood and allows our brain and body to function. Not getting enough sleep or having poor quality, interrupted sleep can have negative effects on our memory, emotions and capacity to learn. We often rely on sugary snacks or caffeine kicks to give us the...

Are Unicorns Real? What Is A Unicorn?

Whether the word 'unicorn' springs to mind an image of sparkly white horned ponies prancing through a field of glitter or the mythological stealthy beast, there's no debating that these creatures have certainly taken the limelight recently. But are unicorns real? These magical creatures are considered rare, special and unique...

Behind The Scenes Of Our Dragonfly Photoshoot

Here's a peek behind the scenes of the Sophie Allport photoshoot for a range we've all been excited to launch... Our new Dragonfly collection was inspired by the dragonflies that swoop and dance across Sophie’s garden in the summer. Armed with beautiful bouquets of white roses and an array of fruits...

5 Insights Into The Fastest Dogs - Greyhounds, Whippets & Lurchers

Often recognised as ‘skinny’ racing dogs, seen walking in the countryside with their flat-cap sporting owners, the likes of Greyhounds, Whippets and Lurchers are becoming an increasingly popular choice of companion across households worldwide. Here are five insights into the fastest dogs from Greyhound, Whippet and Lurcher owners here at...

All About... Spaniels! Springers, Cockers & Cavalier King Charles

Spaniels are one of Britain's most popular breeds and here at Sophie Allport HQ we've got numerous proud owners! We also often have these four-legged visitors in our shop on Stamford High Street. Most people can name a few of the most common breeds, but did you know there are actually over twenty...

Behind The Scenes Of Our Peony Photoshoot

It's always a challenge to crack a summer photoshoot in October when the ground is covered in leaves and the team are wrapped up in ski jackets! We tried hard to capture the perfect outdoor summer shots on our Peony photoshoot. Can you spot the telltale signs of Autumn in...

Scent The Season Christmas Recipes

'Tis the season for chestnuts roasting on an open fire and jack frost nipping (rather relentlessly) at your toes. The scent of open fires and woodland walks, it really is the most wonderful time of the year! Once your wreath is up on the door and tree chopped down or wrestled...

Christmas Table Tips Video For Country Living

We had a great morning at our Stamford shop filming our Christmas table tips edit for Country Living. Step behind the scenes with us to see the set up, the interview and the finished film. We started early by decorating the Christmas tree, hanging stockings, laying the Christmas table and...

Behind The Scenes Of Our Christmas Photoshoot

Step behind the scenes of the Sophie Allport Christmas photoshoot to see how we capture those festive photos, bringing our new collections to life. Despite always being very busy, our photoshoots are also great fun. It's a chance for us to pull our new collections together after months of designing, sampling...

An Interview With Cookery Writer Lucy Young

Cordon Bleu trained, Lucy Young has almost 30 years experience in the fast-paced cooking industry and has written eight cookery books to date, whilst being a co-author of a number of others. We've taken the opportunity to ask her a range of questions. Read below for Lucy's cookery tips, tricks...

Sophie's Simple Baking Recipes

Whether you're a star baker or you don't know your Chantilly from your creme Anglaise, we've compiled a list of our 3 favourite simple recipes for you to try. Will you rise to the challenge and get a slice of the action, or assign yourself as head judge of the household? Grab your...

Behind The Scenes On Our Cheetah & Elephant Photoshoot

Our recent launch of the Animals of the Savannah Collection has been unpredictably coupled with a prolonged heat wave here in the UK – so much so that we’ve got more in the spirit of the savannah than we ever could have anticipated! Fortunately, we were able to seek some...

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