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The Big Clean Up!

Hi Everyone, This week, with true land girl spirit, we strung up our bunting and started the big clean up at 2x2. Finally, all those jobs, that make a big old mess, are finally getting ticked off a list that has been gathering dust. The plaster and old paint has been flying and we've been scraping and filling and painting and cleaning and generally sprucing the place up ready for your return. A perspex screen will be installed next week and we are working on outside seating arrangements so when the time comes we can socially distance chat with Paper Bunny. This week in the window its all about the land girl style with rolled up sleeves, denim shirts and overalls. Dress for, checking the list off, success!Until next week, take care and keep...

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In Print

Hi Everyone, This week we mark the first of Ulverston's missed Festivals of 2020. This time last year the flags were flying for Flag Fortnight, which marks the start of Ulverston's Festival season, and the doors to Printfest Ulverston were open at the Coronation Hall. We are going to very much miss the joy that Ulverston's Festivals bring this year, but we are not going to go without completely.This week we are grateful to Putzi Smith who has made a beautiful flag for the NHS which was hoisted above Two by Two by Chief of the flags Peter Winston. We are also enjoying a display of art by Angie Flynn, who was scheduled to be our Printfest Fringe window Artist (all the art is from our personal collection (we are fans!)...

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Summer Knitwear

Its been 5 weeks now since we went into lockdown and I don't know about you but Im starting to feel like there is a strange new normal about things. Im digging the supermarket aisle dance that one does to avoid another shopper and I’m loving the circling of arms to signal a hug from across the street, but without doubt the best thing about this strange new lifestyle is the fact that the sun shines every day! Who needs pullovers and cardigans?! They seem to be as as dated as gatherings and parties. This never-ending summer might feel like the new normal yet somehow, we know we will need our knitwear again, don’t know where don’t know when, but we know we’ll need our woollies again on some not quite so sunny day.Until next week, take care and stay safeWith loveRachael & Janet  Classic buttoned...

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Wardrobe Heroes

How was your week? Its been perfect bench weather and if 2x2 had been open, Im pretty sure we would have spent most of this last week sitting on the bench outside Paper Bunny chewing the Market St fat! Still We’ve had some great socially distanced driveway chats when dropping off deliveries and we are enjoying getting all your messages so thank you.This week we are mainly excited about our Orientique Australia reversible dress. Its a pretty clever dress which can be worn two ways and has pockets both sides. Normally we would tell you what a marvellous holiday wardrobe hero it is, giving you two outfits and space in your suitcase, but lets not focus on that for now, instead let’s just agree that a dress like this has the ability to make the average lockdown day more interesting, just switch sides half way through...

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Hello Yellow

Hello Yellow! Bright and cheerful tidings from the 2x2 window. We wish you a very safe and happy Easter with sunshine, peace and chocolate :)With love fromRachael & Janet  A window like this is begging for daffodils, but they aren't so easy to find this year. Luckily Janet's daffodil game is going strong in her new garden so lets enjoy hers!

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