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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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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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4 May 2017

May Day Flowers

In the last couple of years various blogs have celebrated May Day by making May Day posies to give out on the day (I think I was first inspired by Seeds and Stitches and the Little Greenshed). We've done it for the last couple of years and it's such a beautiful way to celebrate the time of year, and a lovely way to get childten making and thinking about the seasons. 

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3 May 2017

Me & Mine: April

Our Me and Mine picture this month already feels like ages ago, this was taken on a day we had in London which as it always is with the girls, was wonderful, tiring and frantic at times! 

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19 April 2017

In Praise of the Serving Hatch

My Grandma's house has a serving hatch in it, and I have always loved it. I love the passing through of delicious food, calling our for extra helpings and the way that it opens up a slightly darker room. When we first looked around our soon to be first home, the space where a serving hatch once was was all boarded up and I knew it was something we would reinstall as soon as we could.SaveSave

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