The Challenge is On!
Thursday, 08 November
Sky diving, jumping off a cliff with a piece of wire attached to your feet or from a plane with fabric to help you land, the completion of a marathon or triathlon all used to be a prize in itself. Now, it is hard to find someone running without a go fund me page, any life changing experiences...
Have Fun, Be Safe
Wednesday, 31 October
Remember, remember the fifth of November,
gunpowder, treason and plot.
Your first aid kit, these safety tips
and warm clothes to keep you all hot.
Bonfire night is such an exciting time of the year. With all the fireworks, bonfires and sparklers, makes such a great excuse to wrap up warm and...
Is Hill House too haunting?
Wednesday, 24 October
With Halloween on the horizon, Netflix isn’t one to let us down when it comes to gruesome scenes and jump scares galore. I for one am a tough cookie, but when it comes to my boyfriend, cushions become his best friend when a scary scene pops up!
The Haunting of Hill House has only been on Netflix...
Alexa, do you love me?
Thursday, 18 October
We love to be inspired at Love Bomb Cushions, stay ahead of the curve and all that. Which is why last week after visiting the Go Digital conference as part of Leeds Business week and listening to the legendary Jonny Ross speak about voice activation we felt compelled to investigate!
A Mexican Conversion
Thursday, 11 October
Until a few months ago I wasn’t aware of how popular personalised gifts were. Coming from a small city in Mexico, the only gifts I’ve ever received with my name on them were birthday cakes, a sugar skull during the “Day of the Dead” celebration and the occasional souvenir someone would bring me...
Halloween Body Art Inspiration!
Thursday, 04 October
Hi, I’m Emily, I work at Love Bomb Cushions as an apprentice and I’m taking over the blog this week and showing Sarah how it’s done. Every year parents are faced with the daunting task of creating new and innovative ways to dress their kids at Halloween. And so are we as teenagers, heading out for...
Wednesday, 26 September
As summer comes to an end and the days start getting colder, we see the shelves at the shops being invaded with pumpkins, skeletons, ghosts, monsters and spooky decorations, as well as viking costumes with viking swords and shields of course!
Everything is suddenly covered in silken spider webs...
Halloween Viking Party!
Friday, 21 September
What do you do on a cold autumnal day…. have a Viking tea Party of course!
In a recent team meeting it was decided that we should have some fun in the office. We were all tasked with coming up with an idea for holding a Viking tea party. After all we are heading into Halloween season so what...
Shining a Light on Cancer!
Thursday, 06 September
Hopefully you are reading this with a cup of tea in your hand having survived the kid’s holidays. Don’t get me wrong, it is by far my most favourite time of the year. Summer adventures, lie in’s, picnics and generally not having a routine for over 6 weeks is the best but I do get frazzled juggling...
Tuesday, 21 August
This week, well today to be precise, we celebrate World Entrepreneur Day! I know I am going to sound like an old person now but I am not entirely sure this word was used much when I set out… well it certainly wasn’t applied to me. I set out in my first business nearly 25 years ago, I had just...
Push to Make The SLUSH PUPPiE® Go Plush!
Wednesday, 15 August
How happy am I right now? Well I will give you a clue….very! This week I launched my very first Kickstarter campaign and it’s a dream come true. Growing up in the 1970's and 80's the iconic SLUSH PUPPiE® Pup was a huge part of childhood, nearly as much as florescent leg warmers, dodgy perms and...
Pop Up Shops
Thursday, 09 August
With our on-going summer Viking FM tour, we have decided to enhance our customer experience with some retail shops to add a sense of our cushiony-cuddly heaven. Everyone who knows me knows how much I love retail so it will come as no surprise when I tell you our new POP-UP concession shops are...
Viking FM Summer Tour 2018
Thursday, 02 August
With the previous season being a massive hit, recording 95 Million downloads, T.V show “Vikings” has truly kickstarted a new generation of Viking enthusiasts! To add to the success of Season 4, the announcement of Season 5 went huge when revealed to the show’s 5 million Facebook followers, and...
Prepare for Battle with Viking FM
Friday, 27 July
With the heatwave taking its toll on the British population, and schools out for summer, we have created a simple way to keep the kids entertained with our all-new soft play range, Pillowfight Warriors, which we are taking on tour with Viking FM throughout Yorkshire and North of England over Summer...
The man who started to sell Hot Dog Bottled Water: a real SUCCESS!
Friday, 20 July
Everybody remembers Scooby Doo, what about Mecie Fleach? Velma’s rival, better known as Hot Dog Water, nickname coming from her smell, similar to the recycled water used to cook hot dogs.
Now, Hot-Dog Water is real, as an invention of Douglas Bevans! On June, the...
The woman who lives in a Barbie House
Friday, 13 July
Azusa Sakamoto, a nail artist originally from Japan, now living in the beautiful Los Angeles, at 34 years old fell in love with Barbie, deciding to transform her house in a pink, precious castle.
The attractive Barbie’s biggest fan said that everything started when...
Seeing is Not Always Believing!
Thursday, 12 July
Hi, I’m Brendan, I am a PhD student at Leeds Beckett University and I have been asked to write a blog post about my work with Love Bomb Cushions. I am an academic, a geek at heart so I am out of my comfort zone writing posts like this but I really wanted to talk about my project with Sarah and...
Little Book of Experience
Friday, 06 July
E.M. Forster once said “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon”
Hi, It’s Diva and I am one of the interns at Love Bomb Cushions. On this week’s blog we’re talking all about our Intern program which I am a part of! How often is that Internship just about a...
5 Cool Gifting Ideas for your Bridal Party
Thursday, 28 June
Somebody once said, “The Bridesmaid can never go wrong”. Ah, what responsibility right? To match up the sass and to prove you’re worthy of the title. I would love that responsibility as I have never been a bridesmaid ☹ I know right, 45 this coming week and never managed the accolade, mind you not...
England’s World Cup Journey!
Thursday, 21 June
This week I am taking over the blog to talk all things football. I am Pete, one of the investors at Love Bomb Cushions and an avid football fan, as you are about to realise.
So here we are again – another World Cup and England fans are full of expectation as we enter yet another major...