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Need some baking inspiration? Look no further than April Carter’s book DECORATED

  by April Carter  photographed by Danielle Wood This is a cookery book with style. Decorated is April’s third book and she has a fresh modern approach to baking. The book has a gorgeous cover photo, a clever ‘shabby chic’ take on the humble Victoria sponge. It is made up of a pyramid of cakes of different… Continue reading Need some baking inspiration? Look no further than April Carter’s book DECORATED

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Embroidery Now

Contemporary projects for you and your home As we are in the dark dank days of November, at least here in the UK, I felt it was time to review a craft book that is a contemporary take on a a very old technique. A craft that you can easily practise with very little in… Continue reading Embroidery Now

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Baskets

Projects, techniques and inspirational designs for you and your home Tabara N’Diaya Published by Quadrille £14.99 Tabara grew up in Paris but her family originally came from Senegal a country known for its beautiful Senegalese baskets made from local grasses and coloured strings. In 2017, with her sister, she launched La Basketry, a home ware… Continue reading Baskets

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Want to make a really special cake? Then look no further, we bring you CAKEOLOGY by Juliet Sear

Published by Hardie Grant Hardback £20 eBook £10 With the book world going bonkers about The Great British Bake Off everyone is talking, eating and dreaming cake, so it is a good time to review a book by the Queen of the Cakewalk and founder of the popular baking boutique Fancy Nancy, Juliet Sear. The… Continue reading Want to make a really special cake? Then look no further, we bring you CAKEOLOGY by Juliet Sear