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Category Archive: British craft

What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 8

I don’t wish to alarm you, but it’s now less than a month ’til Christmas Day. Stuck for ideas? Here are some awesome handmade presents to get you started: 1. Christopher Raeburn limited edition Giclee print, £25 from Lesley Barnes. 2. Simple macrame plant hanger with pom poms, AU$20 from Kitiya Palaskas. 3. Design your […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 3

Are you getting your Christmas shopping sorted this weekend? If you’re looking for something unique and handmade, check out these fab finds from Etsy. Just make sure you order them in time for Christmas! 1. Mellow Yellow Hanging Air Plant Terrarium in Handmade Colorful Pod, US$13.25 from Airy Obsessions. 2. Pixels bobby pins, US$15 from […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 2

Here is part two of my Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for 2012. 1. Mr & Mrs hand-illustrated vintage teacups, US$48 from Yvonne Ellen. 2. Knitted collar in coral beige red pink cotton, EUR29.90 from The Knit Kid. 3. Hawthorn necklace £28 from Anna Wiscombe. 4. Modern ceramic Poligon Cup in green, EUR15.50 from Studio Lorier. […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 1

I’ll be posting my edit of the best presents from Etsy over the weekend. There is so much goodness on Etsy, it’s just a matter of knowing where to look. If you spot something you like, snap it up now to allow time for delivery by Christmas – and in some cases, the designer needs […]

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5 good things you should see (and buy) in London right now

1. The Animal Olympics Can you see one of Charlotte Cory’s brilliantly bonkers artworks lining the centuries-old walls of Windsor Castle? Apparently it’s true, and word is that the Queen is a huge fan of the London artist. (I’d believe anything after her starring role in the James Bond skit). You can see what all […]

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Birdy (and Xmas) pick of the week

Just found some more Christmas stocking (and birdy) joy by way of South-east London design company Roddy & Ginger's range of homewares, bags and prints. Scandi and folksy-inspired birds and owls are hand screen-printed across a collection of the loveliest natural linen homewares, including tea-towels, cushions and Christmas stockings. Beautiful and affordable gift ideas! From […]

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