Category Archives: THAT’S CRAFTY

Clockwise from top left: 1950s ‘Tinsel Flitters’ – vintage glitter; Woollen mittens, hand-knitted in Iceland; Welsh blanket print oil cloth, Adra; French market basket liners I made using Wiltshire and Mitsi Tana Lawn fabric, Liberty.

Young French designer Loren Manquillet has created these clever light fittings that you can personalise with your own Bonne Maman jam jars. She plans to sell the fixtures for under 50 Euros each and showed them at the recent NOW! … …keep reading

OK, so imagine mt tape… but BIGGER. For walls. Appliances. Furniture. Floors. The lucky Japanese got it back in May. Then, in August, it spread to the US. Now, at Maison & Objet in Paris, mt┬áCASA has finally arrived in … …keep reading

Have had a little break from blogging this summer as I just got married. More on that later, but in the meantime here’s our beautiful ring-bearer bowl, handmade by the talented British ceramicist Clare Gage.

I considered starting a new post category called ‘WTF’ for this book review… Originally published in Japan by Kaori Tsutaya (founder of niche website, The Cat Hair Craft Room), then translated into English and published in the US last year, … …keep reading