Unusual Workspaces: The Simpson Sisters’ Somerset barn

The Simpson Sisters Oak Tree Barn

Vanessa Dennett gives us a tour of her Scandi-inspired barn in rural North Somerset.

Wool Week Unusual Workspace: TOFT UK’s alpaca farm

Toft Alpaca Farm - Alpacas

We have to confess that we have a bit of a soft spot when it comes to alpacas (just look at their fluffy faces). So we jumped at the chance to tour TOFT UK’s alpaca farm with founder Kerry Lord this Wool Week. Kerry grew up on her family’s alpaca stud farm in the picturesque Warwickshire countryside,… Continue reading

Fabulous foliage*

Pantone’s 2017 Colour of the Year is Greenery, but there’s more than one way to fill your house with plants… Here’s how we’re embracing the trend this month.

Unusual workspaces: Emma Giacalone’s sewing studio

Emma Giacalone textiles studio by Kirstie Young photography

Textile artist Emma Giacalone gives us a tour of her big and bright sewing studio in a former chicken shed…

Unusual Workspaces: Kara Leigh Ford’s quirky shed studio

Ceramicist Kara Leigh Ford

Potter Kara Leigh Ford gives us a tour of her shed studio where we spot her ceramics inspired by the coast…

Unusual Workspaces: Hotwalls Studios

Backing on to a beach and in 15th century fortifications, the Hotwalls Studios is a collection of artists and makers in truly unique surroundings…

5 ways to get Tamsyn Morgans’ vintage look at home

Tamsyn Morgans’ Norwich home is colourful and eclectic, with a vintage vibe. Here’s how to get the look…

Gudrun Sjödén offers an alternative Swedish homestyle*

From quirky knee-high socks (we clocked these beauties, straight away!) and eco-cotton dresses, to floral embroidered cushions and coloured glassware, Gudrun Sjödén is a creative’s guide to living life on the colour wheel. 

February mobile wallpapers & desktop background

Treat your gadgets to a free desktop wallpaper, designed by Papio Press. Download seasonal papers for mobiles, tablets and desktops below. Enjoy! x

Creative corners: Decluttering for makers

Can advice on ‘how to Kondo’ help you organise your creative studio and supplies, or do crafters need a different approach?