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    etsy uk shops we love

    etsy uk shops we love If, like me, you love mooching around a local craft fair or makers market, don’t you also really enjoy browsing Etsy? I know I do. For me, there’s a…

    September 14, 2020
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    Autumn decor ideas we love

    Autumn decor ideas to make or buy from UK makers, growers and one or two of my favourite shops. Hope you find something to give you a little seasonal joy…X My pick of Autumn…

    September 11, 2020
  • tawny owl free knitting pattern claire garland dot pebbles
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    Tawny owl free knitting pattern

    Tawny owl free knitting pattern I know just how much love there is out there for Claire Garland’s adorable knitted creations, so I’m delighted to share this adorable tawny owl free knitting pattern with…

    September 2, 2020
  • shea butter benefits and recipes for natural eco friendly skincare and beauty by Sharron Jenkins of Kalabash Bodycare
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    Shea butter benefits & recipes

    Shea butter benefits & recipes  Sharron Jenkins (pictured below) is the owner and founder of Kalabash®, an award-winning artisan soap and body care brand based in rural Bedfordshire. The products are inspired by the…

    August 24, 2020
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    Claire Garland of Dot Pebbles Knits

    I know how many of you already adore the knitted creations designed by Claire Garland, aka Dot Pebbles Knits, so I hope you enjoy getting to know her a little better as much as…

    August 4, 2020
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    eco friendly cleaning products & DIY tips

    eco friendly cleaning products Since writing my Plastic free zero waste beauty & bathroom ideas blog post last year I have been looking into ways of rolling this out across everyday life. A lot…

    July 23, 2020
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    Flower crafts ideas & DIY tutorials

    Flower crafts ideas & DIY tutorials There’s a lot of love out there for recent blog posts sharing Olga Prinku’s dried flower botanical hoop art embroideries. Pinterest even shared an image from the post…

    June 30, 2020
  • rustic shaker kitchen devol henley on thames #shaker #kitchen #rustic
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    Modern Rustic Kitchen ideas

    Modern Rustic Kitchen ideas I am obsessing right now about paint colours and kitchen ideas. I’m planning a remodel of my Hampshire country cottage – looking for modern rustic kitchen inspiration – and feeling…

    June 29, 2020
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    Make a bicycle wheel wreath DIY tutorial

    How to make a bicycle wheel wreath DIY tutorial Make a bicycle wheel wreath – the perfect up-cycling project, particularly if you have outgrown bicycles sitting around. The idea is by Linda of inspiring…

    June 28, 2020
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    British Flowers Week

    This week is British Flowers Week, so why not show your support and join in? What is British Flowers Week? It’s a campaign founded in 2013 by The Flower Market at New Covent Garden…

    June 16, 2020
  • ethical linen clothing lemeul mc made in london
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    Ethical linen clothing sale by Lemuel MC

    Ethical linen clothing sale by Lemuel MC If you love pure linen, simple lines and clothing made to last, you’ll love Lemuel MC. The collection includes dresses, pinafores, trousers, tops and jackets all designed…

    June 11, 2020
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    Artisan aprons by In the Making

    Artisan aprons by In the Making I was very excited when I came across In the Making aprons on Etsy because I know a well-made apron when I see one. And I am more…

    June 9, 2020
  • caroline gurtler curious rose
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    Caroline Gurtler of Curious Rose

    Meet Caroline Gurtler of Curious Rose If you love joyful, mouthwatering colour, you’ll love Curious Rose – the creation of Caroline Gurtler. Discover handmade hotties, wheat bags and eye masks all beautifully made in…

    June 8, 2020
  • peter rabbit knitting pattern based on the beatrix potter character by Claire Garland of Dot Pebbles knits. click through to get the PDF download pattern and other bunny rabbit knitting ideas #peterrabbit #knitting #pattern #frombritainwithlove #beatrixpotter
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    Peter Rabbit knitting pattern Beatrix Potter

    Peter Rabbit knitting pattern based on the beloved Beatrix Potter character. It’s by Claire Garland Dot Pebbles Knits. I love Claire’s patterns and I just had to share this adorable Peter Rabbit knitting pattern PDF…

    May 30, 2020
  • tilda doll free pattern
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    Tilda doll patterns 5 free downloads

    Tilda doll pattern – 5 free downloads As soon as I came across these Tilda doll pattern free downloads I couldn’t wait to share them with you. I just love the Scandi aesthetics of…

    May 18, 2020
  • nuthatch bird knitting pattern #knitting #pattern #bird #frombritainwithlove
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    Nuthatch bird knitting pattern by Claire Garland

    Nuthatch bird knitting pattern by Claire Garland These lockdown days we’ve all been living through has made me so much more aware of the birds living near me.  I think it’s something to do…

    May 13, 2020
  • little blue bunny knitting pattern dot pebbles
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    Little Blue Bunny knitting pattern for beginners

    Little Blue Bunny knitting pattern for beginners I know just how many of you share my love of Claire Garland’s Dot Pebbles Knits knitting patterns. So, when I saw this new, totally adorable little…

    May 11, 2020