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Crafts, Make & Do

Getting Creative at a Screen Printing and Origami Workshop

Have you every tried screen printing? I recently got to try it out, at a brilliant screen printing and origami workshop with Flat 102 and Origami Est, at Oh My Cakery in Milton Keynes. So screen printing, origami and delicious hand made cakes all at once, it’s like they made my dream event! Here is a little review, so you can see if you want to try it too! Spoiler alert: if you like making things, you will LOVE this workshop!

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House to Home

How to Make a Stool with Hairpin Legs

{When we had our new kitchen installed, we added a simple breakfast bar with matte black hairpin legs and solid oak worktop (read all about it here!) Ever since, I’ve wanted to make some matching stools for our girls to sit on at the table. We bought our beautiful hairpin legs from The  ...

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Life & Style

The 1 Day No Single-Use Plastic Challenge

Climate change and oceans full of plastic. They are a few things I am really worried about. Last month’s weird heatwave was nice in a way. I, for one, loved hanging my washing out to dry! But when you think about the reasons for that remarkably unseasonable weather, it’s enough to  ...

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Life & Style

Sustainable Flowers for Mother’s Day

I can’t think of any mums who don’t love flowers. So I think they are always a winner when it comes to Mother’s Day gifting. But did you know that not all flowers are created equal? Many bouquets come at a huge environmental cost, which I had no idea about until recently. The  ...

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A Nicer Way to Wake Up, Feeling Refreshed

Am I alone in dreading the alarm clock wake up call? I don’t think anyone loves it, but I think it’s fair to say that some people are more suited to mornings than others. I am definitely not a morning person! So anything to ease the transition from sleep to some semblance of  ...

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Beauty Boosts

Love Lula February Beauty Box Review

I really look forward to receiving my Love Lula Beauty Box each month*, and delving into that cardboard box to see what treasures await. February’s box contains five full-sized products, together worth £60. A recurring subscription to the Love Lula Beauty Box is £14.95, including postage. You  ...

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Our Home Improvement Plans for 2019

About this time last year, I wrote about the plans I had for our home. So how did we get on? Not very well, it turns out! We were so busy with work and life, we have only managed to tick off a couple of things. So this is my new and improved home improvement list for 2019.

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