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Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

Minni&Mo Handmade – Christmas Gift Guide

With it getting closer to Christmas, I thought what better timing than a Christmas Gift Guide. And what’s even better is that all of these gifts are handmade. Yes, you heard right! This is what I love the most about Minni&Mo Handmade, not to mention the amazing selection of quality gifts they produce. Minni&Mo is an independent gift shop based near Ely, Cambridgeshire owned by Sue Spence and Liz Edwards. It’s great to support local and independent businesses and it’s…

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An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

An Insight Into The Artwork Of Kitty’s Drift Studio

Art is something I really like and I love being able to relate to it. It might be an object, an animal or a landscape from a holiday. I think they make great additions to a wall in the home and can provide those long-lasting memories. I’m really pleased to be able to share the beautiful work of Sue Spence (Kitty’s Drift Studio), an artist from Cambridgeshire, who paints some incredible pieces. I think sometimes when you pick up a piece…

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Chocolate With a Difference – Harry Specters

Chocolate With a Difference – Harry Specters

Harry Specters are a Chocolatier based in Ely, run by Mona, Shaz and their son Ash, who has autism. I know the word ‘chocolate’ probably caught your eye, but this isn’t any old Chocolatier, there is a brilliant story behind them. While visiting a chocolate shop on a holiday in Scotland in 2011, Mona discovered a perfect way of combining her passion for creating positive change for people with autism with her love for chocolate and the rest is history!…

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What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

What’s the craze with Washi Tape?

If you haven’t tried washi tape then you need to invest in some (especially if you’re into crafts). If you’ve never heard of it you will after reading this post! It originates from Japan and has many different uses, not least because of the variety of colours and patterns you can buy it in and the endless possibilities you can use it for. It’s perfect for decorating or using instead of highlighters. Or you could personalise stationary with it. I’ve…

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Gisela Graham Tea Box

Gisela Graham Tea Box

The Gisela Graham Tea Box is the perfect addition for any tea lover. It’s natural look and shabby chic style can add that extra touch to your kitchen. I got it as a gift from my Mum from our local Garden Centre and I immediately fell in love with it. I’d not seen something like this before and loved the style of it. I used to store my tea sachets in a big jar, so I love the fact I…

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Etsy – The Bird House Calligraphy

Etsy – The Bird House Calligraphy

If you are looking for some unique gifts, maybe for a birthday or Christmas, or just fancy something for yourself, then check out The Bird House Calligraphy on Etsy. I was asked recently to review their products and I really love supporting independent businesses and brands so I jumped at the opportunity. There are a stunning selection of items with inspirational and motivational quotes on, and the talent of Louise really does blow you away! Whether you are a pet…

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Jo Malone Aldi Candle Alternative

Jo Malone Aldi Candle Alternative

If you love autumn, cosy nights in and are an Aldi fan, then keep on reading. In my opinion, there is nothing that completes the perfect scene, than a scented candle as the nights start drawing in. Whether it’s with the lights dimmed or a table centrepiece, a burning candle just adds that finishing touch. Every time I’m in a shop it’s such a temptation just to buy another candle to add to the collection. I’m pretty sure it’s everyone’s…

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