Meet our Suppliers: The Little Boathouse

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Amanda is a fellow beach lover and I was thrilled to come across her page, The Little Boathouse,  as I started to decorate the new beach huts this year.   If you’ve read my blogs on How I created Isla, and How I created Millie, you’ll know that she made two custom welcome boats and our fab boat bunting lights … Read More

Beach Hut Decor Ideas: How I created Harley

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Harley is the latest addition to the Millie’s Beach Hut family who opened on the 30th July 2016.  Having shared videos and pictures of him for the very first time this weekend, I’ve been a tad overwhelmed by the fantastic response to the choice of décor and style.   Despite being shortlisted for Towergate’s Beach Hut of the Year two years … Read More

Meet our Suppliers: Vintage Rocks

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Emma has designed her own paint range and not only sells a great colour range but shows you how and what to do with it!     If you’ve read my recent blog on How I created Isla, you’ll know that I used two of the brighter colours in Emma’s range when decorating our two new beach huts for hire.   … Read More

Why are beach huts expensive to buy?

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Parents “How much did they cost?” Me “The basic build was £12.5k then you added on interior options.  It’s a new beach hut build and in great location right next to Walton Pier” Parents:  “Ok but if you can’t sleep in it, surely It has water and electricity, though, doesn’t it???” Me:   “Sigh…Errrr no, there is a tap and … Read More

5 reasons not to hire a Beach Hut from Millie’s Beach Huts

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  In my mid-twenties, I really started to get the “travel bug”, and over the years, I’ve travelled to Thailand, Malaysia, India, America, Italy…… the list goes on.   There was even a sailing trip or two in sunny climates, thanks to my amazing friend Sue for introducing me to boats (my love of the coast and beaches goes a long … Read More

Christmas Eve Beach Hut Hire: The Jones and Brown Family Day Out in Essex

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  Christmas can be hectic and when you start to make plans to spend time with family and friends, not everyone will immediately think of a trip to Walton-on-the-Naze to hire a beach hut.  But even if they did, they may not go so far as packing some beachwear including their shorts. This is however exactly what Ali did when … Read More

Behind the Scenes (BTS): Better Late than Never

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I woke up this morning with a one of those niggles, I knew if I couldn’t come up with a solution to a problem that had come up, I was going to have to push the official opening dates of the new beach huts for hire back. I was going to be LATE – queue feeling of dread. I’m a … Read More

Meet our Suppliers: Baxter and Snow

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March’s Featured Supplier: Sarah, Founder of Baxter and Snow   Sarah designs and sells homewares made from authentic French wine boxes and Port crates and has been a firm favourite on my Instagram feed. I was thrilled to have her key shelves adorning our beach hut walls, along with a tray in Harley, as I had already purchased a vegetable and … Read More