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Posts tagged – Making

6 November 2017

Comforting Cinnamon Cake and Autumn Makes

There is nothing I like more in the autumn then coming in from a windy walk and indulging in a hot tea with a wedge of cake. This cinnamon cake is light as a feather and super comforting in these colder months. The recipe also happens to be really simple with few ingredients, so its easy to whip one up for last minute for guests or cake hungry tummies!

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6 November 2017

My Sister's Wedding

So, my sister's wedding was nearly a whole month ago now. I'm not sure I could write up a post which would do such a lovely day justice really, so I'll just stick to explaining a few photos. I didn't actually take that many what with being so involved in the whole day - I'm itching to see the official ones! But also I do sometimes think that the adage is true that when you're having a really good time you don't stop to take pictures. 

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24 June 2017

The Art of Gift Wrapping 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

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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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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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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