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24 June 2017

The Art of Gift Wrapping Well with Ikea

I'm sure it can't just be me that finds a nicely wrapped present an absolute joy - Tiffany's perfectly turquoise boxes with silky white ribbon come to mind, aswell as cosy old Christmas films with piles of lavishly wrapped gifts.

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24 June 2017

Ikea A/W 2017

Anyone who knows me will know how much I adore Ikea, you'd be hard pushed to find an area in our home that doesn't house their happy colourful wares.  Even the girls do too and it's become a bit of a family day trip if we go there  - the hotdogs and ice creams at the end might have a little to do with it also! I love the affordability, functionality, their ethical ethos and more importantly the classic scandinavian design.

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21 June 2017

Me & Mine: May

So its almost the end of June and I'm just getting round to posting my Me and Mine May picture - life eh? This was the most glorious of days, coincidently our 8 year wedding anniversay (I really don't feel old enough! Although my wrinkly laughter lines say otherwise!) when we found the most beautiful rapeseed field not far from where we live. 

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21 June 2017

Simple Block printing

Block printing is one of my favourite types of printing, possibly the easiest and cheapest -  I love how so many everyday objects make the most interesting of stamps and motifs. You can easily do it at a moments notice as they'll always something you can use.

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23 May 2017

A Lovely Cup of Tea

It's such a cliche but a cup of tea solves everything doesn't it?! I've been trying to eat a little more healthily lately and so I've been trying to make tea my treat in the daytime, rather than doughnuts or some other deliciously sweet and sugary snack.

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19 May 2017

The Homemade Wedding Cake: Book Review

I think I've mentioned before that I'm making my sister's wedding cake for her wedding in October, I've been furiously pinning away (you can check out my board here), but sometimes having an actual thing to hold, read and inspire is just the thing and 'The Handmade Wedding Cake' by Natasha Collins is just the thing.

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