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Beautiful Ethical Recycled Rings from Nikki Stark Jewellery

How much thought do you give to where the gold or silver in your jewellery comes from? It’s a natural, non-renewable resource, so is therefore finite. Buying recycled rings and other jewellery is one way we can protect our environment, whilst still enjoying fashion. Talented jewellery designer Nikki Stark sent me some of her ethically-made, 100% recycled skinny rings to review, and aren’t they gorgeous?

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Make & Do

Jewellery Making Masterclass at The Goldsmithy Goldsmiths

Have you ever tried your hand at jewellery making? I’m not talking about stringing beads on to string, but working with gold or silver. I hadn’t until recently, when I was lucky enough to go behind the scenes at The Goldsmithy Goldsmiths Ltd. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but when I arrived at their cosy workshop in Stony Stratford near Milton Keynes, I didn’t know what to look at first. It’s crammed full of interesting tools, slightly scary looking open flames  ...

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Ava, Crafts, My Favourite Family, Things I Love

My Favourite 5 For June: Flamingos, Camping & Colouring

June has been a really busy month for us, with a camping trip over half term, a wedding anniversary, Father’s Day, Blogtacular, and Ava’s Sports Day. With only a few weeks left at school, I am frantically trying to fit in as much work as I can, so I can have the six weeks off with the the girls. Flamingo Vans I’ve wanted them for ages, and finally the Asher Flamingo Vans are mine. The only problem is I can barely wear them as I don’t want them to get ruined in this  ...

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My Favourite Family, Things I Love

REVIEW: Butler & Grace Custom ID Bracelets

Sometimes, my girls like to terrify me by running off and hiding – normally when we are in a supermarket or shopping centre. They seem to delight in my panic, and now they are growing up, I can’t just strap them into the buggy! As we head towards holiday and festival season, we’ll be going out on more day trips to unfamiliar places, so I’ve been thinking about ways to keep them safer. Enter Butler and Grace, who design and make custom ID bracelets for adults and  ...

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