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  • wild swimming with anya of oak and claw

    The Peak District with Anya of Oak and Claw

    Do you know that thrill you feel when you discover something truly beautiful that you haven’t seen before? That’s how I felt when I first came across Anya Raczka’s photography on her Oak and…

    July 9, 2018
  • from britain with love retreat

    Creative Retreat, Isle of Wight

    Join us in September (7th-10th) on the Isle of Wight for our first Creative Retreat – a weekend of blissful relaxation, creative inspiration and simply beautiful eco living. Escape and create The idea is…

    June 15, 2018
  • tiny homes holidays isle of wight

    Tiny Homes eco holidays, Isle of Wight

    I’m just back from a blissful stay at Tiny Homes Holidays on the Isle of Wight (listed in the FBWL directory here) and couldn’t wait to share it with you. Tiny Homes is a…

    June 4, 2018

    linen dress ideas we love…

    Linen dress ideas we love It was whilst devouring last week’s Sunday papers, the day after Harry and Meghan’s wedding, that I decided dresses could be the way forward. There was a feature in…

    May 25, 2018
  • welsh blankets

    love… welsh blankets

    A lover of textiles, traditional craft and midcentury patterns, it’s no surprise that I have more than a bit of a thing for Welsh blankets. I treated myself to a natural white and blue…

    May 24, 2018

    The Artists Collection by Vanessa Arbuthnott

    Discover the beautiful new Vanessa Arbuthnott Artists’ Collection of fabric designs all printed in the UK on environmentally friendly 100% natural linen. (Vanessa Arbuthnott is listed in our directory here) I spent a wonderful…

    February 7, 2018
  • valentine gifts made in britain

    Indie and handmade valentine gifts

    The edit: indie and handmade valentine gifts made with love in the UK I always feel slightly ambivalent about Valentine’s Day. Part of me is all for lavishing some attention and TLC on those…

    February 1, 2018
  • love this faded floral pink and white bedding and linens by cabbages and roses

    Love faded floral fabric

    There’s something timeless about a beautifully faded floral fabric isn’t there? For me, they conjure images of relaxed country living – fresh air, jugs of fresh flowers on polished old wood and a sense…

    January 30, 2018

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