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Fabulous fabric creations : Turning offcuts into something new

Fabulous fabric creations : Turning offcuts into something new

We are fortunate to know some amazing individuals and independent small businesses that work with beautiful British designed fabrics and turn them into more beautiful fabric creations. I am always inspired by the imagination, skills and real heart and soul that so many of these individuals pour into their gorgeous creations. In particular, I am always wowed by the many ideas that are born from making use of even the tiniest fabric scrap or offcut.
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The Love Of Learning A New Craft : Lampshade Making And Me

The Love Of Learning A New Craft : Lampshade Making And Me

It was over three years ago now that my brother kindly gave me a voucher as a gift to go along to a lampshade making course, run by my lovely friend Louise (and you also know her as the owner of Lolly & Boo).  
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Lampshades We Love : The Swiss Stripe Drum

Lampshades We Love : The Swiss Stripe Drum

We have just introduced Peony & Sage's Swiss Stripe linen to our collection and I am so thrilled with how this one looks!  The simple triple stripe is very pleasing to the eye when positioned centrally around the lampshade - and so satisfying to make.
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The Story Of Lolly & Boo: How It All Began With Butterflies

The Story Of Lolly & Boo: How It All Began With Butterflies

Lolly & Boo started life in early 2010.  At the time, or really since 2006 when my first daughter was born, I was yearning to find something that I could make a business out of.
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A New Bedroom For Our 10 Year Old Daughter

A New Bedroom For Our 10 Year Old Daughter

My eldest daughter, Olivia, turned 10 in May and instead of a normal, wrapped up birthday present I said that I would decorate her bedroom.  
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