A Crafty Alternative

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I always love the build up to Christmas but somehow feel that apart from a Christmas party or two, that we don’t do enough festive ‘stuff’. So, this year I was delighted when Tia, of A Crafty Alternative, offered to run one of her craft workshops for me and a[...]

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Christmas in a jar

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A few weeks ago Becky wrote to me asking for ideas for homemade Christmas presents and I came across an idea on Dandee that I fell in love with; so easy, simple and I would love to receive one. All you have to do is add a combination of fruit and[...]

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My top ten Folksy picks

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I had so much fun last week being the guest pinner over at Folksy, the online marketplace for thousands of British designers and makers. You can see my Folksy takeover Pinterest board here and today, I would like to share with you my top ten Folksy picks (ok, maybe top twelve[...]

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Weekend Inspiration

Dutch home of Kim van Rossenberg

I first spotted the Dutch home of Editor of 101 woonideeen, Kim van Rossenberg, on one of my favourite blogs, My Scandinavian Home. It caught my eye because I’m always quite fascinated by the monochrome look and how it must feel to live with the look. But also, I really like the[...]

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Liberty print baubles

Liberty print Christmas baubles | Apartment Apothecary

Any sort of post that involves a big old pile of Liberty print, is my favourite kind of post. I actually did this project last year and it featured elsewhere so I wanted to share it here today. If you are the kind of person who likes a handmade feel[...]

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Mulled pear and ginger rum

Pear and ginger mulled rum | Apartment Apothecary

I was supposed to post this yesterday but I was overtaken by a horrible sickness bug – and no, it wasn’t because I drank too much of this yummy recipe whilst I was ‘testing’ it! I was recently sent some lovely new designs by Hinchcliffe and Barber to review and[...]

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Weekend Inspiration

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Happy weekend everybody! It’s a been a busy week prepping for Christmas posts and I’m super excited to share my favourite post to date on Monday. I’ve set my self the challenge this year to decorate without any of the traditional reds, golds and greens and create an alternative Christmas[...]

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Bathroom storage

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Did you see the picture I posted on Instagram yesterday of my friend’s new bathroom floor? Well, I came home with a case of serious bathroom envy. This is my dream bathroom (with very similar tiles to my friend’s)… Currently, that dream does not exist in my flat. My bathroom[...]

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Christmas present wish list

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Today’s post is all about my desire for more! These are *some* of the items on my wish list at the moment (I always have a wish list, it’s not just a Christmas thing) and I’ve got my fingers crossed that at least one of them ends up under my[...]

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