15-minute make: pebble photo holder

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{Danny Seo / Miki Duisterhof via Country Living} When I was a child I was a bit of a magpie and my coat pockets were permanently filled with treasures I’d picked up and squirreled away… a grey feather, a scrap of ribbon, a patterned pebble or a shard of sea-smoothed glass. This simple craft idea… 

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The Makers Project: meet Brooklyn’s beautiful creatives

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I’m fascinated by photo projects and am always intrigued by the niche subjects people choose. Kinfolk magazine (my new obsession) led me to The Makers Project by Brooklyn-based photographer Jennifer Causey. Jennifer has made it her mission to capture the creative goings-on on her doorstep. From painters and florists to perfumers and distillers, she’s recorded… 

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The Fabulous Scavenger

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It’s been a while since I shared a blog crush, but two lovely posts about Decorator’s Notebook this week at Tea For Joy and Furnish reminded me how nice it is to celebrate fellow bloggers. The Fabulous Scavenger has only been going for a few months but it’s already full of clever projects for upcycling… 

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Upcycling: the good, the bad and The Apprentice

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So, did you see it? I honestly didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Or where to look – at the TV screen or my Twitter timeline, which was buzzing with talk of nothing else! One of the things that got me growling at the telly was the indiscriminate use of terms like ‘shabby chic’,… 

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Explore a quirky Brighton home

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After all the embellishment and lavish decorations of Christmas have been packed away, I find myself drawn to simpler styles as the New Year begins. I spotted this quirky Brighton home before Christmas but wanted to save it, as it’s a perfect example of the relaxed, reclaimed look I’m coveting at the moment and I… 

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