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5 simple steps to make your own cushion

Make your own cushion - beaded cushion.

Cushions are a simple and effective way to inject colour and personality into your interiors.  They also make a beautiful personalised gift.  If you’re a bower bird like me and have a box full of ribbons, bits of fabric, odd buttons and sparkles, here’s a way you can put them to creative use.

Claire-Louise, renowned West End costumier who runs The ThriftyStitcher has kindly shared her 5 simple steps to making your own cushion.  She’s also giving 10% discount on all her classes (see end of blog for details).

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3 easy steps to banish your home’s winter blues

Banish home winter blues - spacious interior with plants. This opens a new browser window.

Having survived the post festive season blues, we find ourselves in the burst of Spring. It’s the season that represents new growth, new beginnings, a fresh start.

If your home feels like it’s still suffering from the winter blues, here are 3 easy steps to get your spring cleaning off to a blooming start, injecting an abundance of life and light into your home!

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Dulux Let’s Colour interview

When it comes to Let’s Colour, Grey is definitely out.  They are passionate about bringing colour into our lives. They have travelled the world, working with local communities to spread the colour word – UK, Turkey, India, Brazil and France.

Here’s the final video, the Director’s cut.  Truly inspirational.   Enjoy!

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dulux let’s colour interview

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project – Karen Haller

I’m doing what I love – surrounded by colour. Source – Dulux Let’s Colour

Dulux contacted me asking if I’d share my experience of my day spent painting Virginia Primary School and on the use of colour.

Here’s the interview – five minutes with Karen Haller.

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dulux let’s colour – Virginia Primary School

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project – Virginia Primary School playground

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I’d read about the let’s colour initiative from dulux and how they transform grey spaces worldwide with colourful paint.  In essence, their mission is to spread colour all over the world.

As my passion is colour I knew I wanted to be part of this, so when they came to London to paint Virginia Primary School I was very fortunate to be part of the team.

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