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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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    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
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    Laura Rosenzweig of Laura’s Loom

    Meet Laura Rosenzweig of Laura’s Loom I already knew I loved the ethos and designs of Laura Rosenzweig’s weaving business – Laura’s Loom. But when I read her answers to my interview questions, I…

    May 1, 2020
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    Karina Zabihi founder of Karo Lifestyle

    I first came across Karina Zabihi and her sustainable fashion brand Wardobe by Karo Lifestyle a few weeks ago when Georgia Miles of The Sussex Flower School invited me to a fashion show. I…

    September 9, 2019
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    Emma Harris of A Quiet Style

    I first met Emma Harris of A Quiet Style at a workshop to launch mutual friend, Philippa Stanton’s book Conscious Creativity at the end of last year. We spent the most wonderful day in…

    March 19, 2019
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    Tammy Hall, Wild Bunch Flowers

    Meet Tammy Hall, Wild Bunch Flowers founder (Wild Bunch Flowers is listed in our directory here) It was Tammy’s kind invitation for me to join her Spring Flower workshop that first brought me to…

    March 13, 2019
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    Gabrielle Treanor, mindfulness and overthinkers’ coach

    Meet Gabrielle Treanor, the overthinkers’ coach (listed in our directory here) I first came across Gabrielle’s inspiration-filled site when languishing in bed with a heavy post-Christmas cold. Gabrielle had just launched her Warm Embrace…

    March 13, 2019
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    Sarah and Arthur of Foundland ethical homeware

    Meet Sarah and Arthur of Foundland ethical homeware and gifts online store. Having successfully created shops for major galleries and cult design brand Monocle, partners Sarah Khalaf and Arthur Mingard decided to set up…

    February 14, 2019
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    Laura Pashby, Circle of Pine Trees

    I’m so happy to share a glimpse into the inspirational slow and seasonal world created by Laura Pashby over on her blog, Circle of Pine Trees and Instagram page @circleofpines. Laura is also Deputy…

    February 7, 2019
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    Beth Coldrick of BAO natural skincare

    Meet Beth Coldrick of BAO natural skincare (listed in our directory here) handmade in Dorset with love and care. Please tell us a little bit about the story behind your business I’ve always had…

    January 28, 2019
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    Georgia Miles of The Sussex Flower School

    I’ve just spent a wonderful day at The Sussex Flower School (listed in our directory here) with Georgia Miles, making my own fresh Christmas wreath. Georgia is a great tutor – she’s so much…

    December 11, 2018
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    Clem Balfour, founder of the Yoga Brunch Club

    I first came across the Yoga Brunch Club on a blissful sunny morning at Wilderness Festival. After an hour’s gentle yoga, a group of us gathered around beautifully decorated wooden trestle tables in the…

    November 9, 2018
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    Rosebie Morton, founder of The Real Flower Company

    Meet Rosebie Morton, founder of The Real Flower Company (listed in the FBWL directory here) Please describe what you do, and tell us a little about your journey I started growing scented roses as…

    October 30, 2018
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    Basma Alshather of Basma Design

    Meet Basma Alshather founder of Basma Design luxury silk scarves (listed in our directory here) made in the UK using ethically sourced silk. Please describe what you do, and tell us a little bit about…

    October 30, 2018
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    Imogen Minoli of Wearth London

    Meet Imogen Minoli, co-founder, with partner Ed Davies, of beautiful eco online marketplace Wearth London (listed in the FBWL directory here). She shares a few of her inspirations, simple pleasures and tips for finding…

    September 25, 2018
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    Jewellery designer maker Oorla Morgan

    Meet jewellery designer maker Oorla Morgan. Her beautiful collection – Oorla Jewellery (listed in the FBWL directory here)- is hand crafted, contemporary and wonderfully wearable. She works from a studio at The Medicine Garden in…

    May 14, 2018
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    Jannine Newman founder of Under the Cloth

      We chat to Jannine Newman founder of Stoke Newington based fashion label Under the Cloth (listed in our directory here) I knew I’d like Jannine Newman when I read that her favourite possession…

    April 23, 2018
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    Hilary Lowe of Damson & Slate

      I first met Hilary Lowe on a location shoot with photographer Yeshen Venema. She was the stylist and had come prepared – with a van packed to the gills with jugs, jars, blossom…

    March 27, 2018
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    Louise Schofield of Olive + Daisy

    I have a passion for fabric – especially linen – so I was keen to know more about Louise Schofield, founder of Olive + Daisy (listed in the FBWL directory here). Her beautiful collection…

    March 26, 2018
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    Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society

    Meet Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society Yorkshire. I do love a beautifully made apron. Particularly one with crossover straps at the back. I like the way they look, but it’s more than…

    February 14, 2018
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    Emily Mathieson of Aerende

    What’s so exciting – and unique – about new homeware brand Aerende is the way beauty and ethics are combined in equal measure. We chat with founder, Emily Mathieson, a former travel editor for…

    February 4, 2018