Hello, we are the husband and wife team behind Birch and Tides. We have two gorgeous boys who are both still home with Bethan through the day, so B&T is a full family affair!
Birch and Tides was born is 2018, we had a 1 1/2 year old and just found out we had our second on the way, and had just moved house, so proberly the worst time to focus on a business. However, Bethan knew she wanted to work from home and watch the little ones grow so once we had saved up enough money to buy a laser cutter, we did!
Bethan was already running a successful stationery and invitation company, so the cutter initially was to support and expand her business. However with the added capabilities we soon branched out and created Birch and Tides.
We have not looked back since, two years on and we have upgraded our machine and expanded our range. 
We work out of our West Sussex home, looking after the boys alongside running a full time business can be hard work, but we wouldn't change it for anything!

Our little helpers are one of the main sources of inspiration for our designs, we love creating personalised products to help celebrate and mark those big (and small) milestones. We have made many a cake now with custom toppers requested by our three year old!
Another inspiration is our Christian faith, we love being able to combine our faith and our work. 

By designing modern and beautiful signs and homeware that celebrates the life giving truth of the Gospel!
1. Where does your name come from?
We get a lot of questions about where our name has come from, so we figure we should answer that before we go any further. Simply put, we live by the sea and the majority of our products are made using our preferred wood of birch ply. 
So we simply combined the two! 
2. What do you do?
We create special keepsakes and signs designed to help you celebrate the little moments in life, whether thats a birthday or a wedding or simply bringing joy into your home.
3.Do you offer free shipping?
Yes! All our UK orders are shipped free of charge! (Unless you would like upgraded shipping)
4. What is your turnaround time?
We aim to make and dispatch all orders 1-3 working days. The only exception is our name puzzles which take up to 4 working days.
5.How do you work and look after your boys?
We have a juggling act on our hands, thats for sure! Thankfully for us our boys love playing and are fairly independent in their play so we can get on with work whilst they play. We also still have 2 nappers which makes all the difference! Our laser work, sanding etc is all done when they are asleep!

Why do we love personalised gifts?

We have a little tradition in our family, where for Christmas we always try and find or make personalised gifts for family and friends.There's nothing better than sending your loved one a carefully thought out gift, chosen and personalised just for them. We design the types of gifts which will bring smiles for years to come and become a special keepsake that they will treasure forever.