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Magical Mystery Doors: A Virtual Tour of Iconic Film & TV Locations

Have you ever watched a film and thought to yourself “Wow! What an incredible place that would be to visit!”… we definitely have. Filming locations don’t just happen by chance, though. Despite being given fictitious names, a film or TV show has to be set somewhere, and not all are produced in giant studios either. Often, when a film or TV show is in pre-production, a location scout (we can only dream of having such a job) is tasked with finding the perfect spot to set the scene. 

For big budget blockbusters, this can usually be anywhere in the world and some films can have multiple filming locations. Sometimes those locations can become just as iconic as the film or TV show it’s a part of, too.  

Being the curious creatures we are, we wanted to explore some of these iconic film locations, but doing so in real life would cost a pretty penny… so we went on a virtual tour instead! But that’s not all, we’re a door company, so it seems only right to include some iconic doors, too. 

Fancy a whimsical wander through Wonderland? Or what about an intergalactic mosey on down to Mos Eisley? Why not take a step through our Magical Mystery Doors and be transported to some real-life movie locations? To begin your tour, click the link below. Beware, though… there’s no telling where you might end up!


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Mythical Creatures From Folklore That Live In and Around Your Home

If like us you’d love your very own house elf, there’s actually a good chance that you might already have one.

For centuries, the presence of house spirits and mythical creatures that live in the home have played a prominent role in folklore around the world, with many cultures embracing the age old tales and superstitions that are passed down through the generations.

Some are known to be positive, while others… not so much.

If you’re in France, you might be privileged enough to share your home with a Matagot, a mythical creature that takes the form of a cat or sometimes a fox, rat or dog. Matagots are said to bring good fortune… but only if you treat them well!

On the other hand, if you’re in England, you might be unfortunate enough to live with a Boggart (or Bogeyman as they’re affectionately known) – said to be the manifestation of all your fears, the Boggart is fond of mischief and wrong-doing; rattling doors, moving your things and they may even go a step further by stealing your children!

So, which mythical creatures do you share your home with? Check out the funky illustrations we’ve created below and let us know if any of them seem familiar…

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