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Patch Things Up?

June 29, 2015
MokuyobiThreads feature

  Pretty much the entire reason I joined the Brownies was because of the patches/badges and the special guide-book. They seemed so CUTE and were a sure sign of being awesomely accomplished and capable, as far as I was concerned. Sadly I was a bit of a Brownie fail because a) I didn’t like the colour brown (which the uniform most definitely was) and b) I also dropped the occasional blasphemous expression (Oh my god! For god’s sake! Oh hell!)…

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Sponsored Project: The Woolly Wayward Pine Cupboard

June 28, 2015
wayward pine cupboard

This post is sponsored by Annie Sloan Unfolded, the good people who distribute Chalk Paint™ in Australia : Follow them on Facebook here for more excellent paint-related or decorating ideas!     I’ve been wanting a woolly cupboard for ages. My crochet is stored in various baskets all over the living room (since I vacated my studio a few months ago.) It’s hard to see what I’ve got and things get a bit tangled up. I wanted something to store my yarn and projects in,…

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Dinara Mirtalipova (& the Etsy Design Awards!)

June 24, 2015
MirDinara

I am a bit in love with Dinara Mirtalipova’s Etsy shop. I found her via Flow Magazine’s French Facebook page (which sounds super convoluted, but what can you do?!) and I’m really loving everything that I see. Perhaps you will like her work too? She’s an Uzbek lady, based in the US. Tea towels, illustration and cooking are her business. Here she talks about how important cooking with kids really is:   “I once was a super busy mom who worked…

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