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How I stumbled upon the blue door

Spring is definitely taking its time to grace us with its presence and we've been battered by wind and cold showers. At least that's an excuse to hold on to our hot chocolates and comfy socks a little longer. I thought we could...

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Top 5 Bristol gifts for Mother's day

With only a week to go until Mother's Day, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a top 5 list of ideas to treat mums and step mums. They are many craftswomen and small businessed I admire in Bristol so it was definitely not complicated to compile a round-up of artworks and treats for those looking for some last minute inspiration.

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How I won over a Dragon

Every weekend Theo Paphitis encourages business owners to tweet a description of their business and the following Monday, he retweets his favourite six to more than 490,000 followers. I’m happy to say that the persistence paid off when Theo picked me as one of his weekly winners!  

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Sky Siouki and Blaze Bristol

I've been really impressed by Bristol based painter and illustrator Sky Siouki. Inspired by nature, Sky creates the most intricate hand-drawn illustrations. Her gorgeous work and that of many talented makers is available at Blaze Bristol.

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Top five handmade gifts for Mother's Day

  Each year, mums are celebrated with a flurry of lovely gifts and ahead of the big day, I thought it would be a good occasion to round-up my favourite handmade goodies. 1/ Palyglass A bunch of flowers is often the...

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