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Vintage Scarf Cushions

Last Saturday 4th June we spread the pattern love and launched our cushion range at the Lou Lou Vintage Fair at the Passenger Shed, Temple Meads. Winner of the “best vintage fair in the UK 2013, 2014 & 2015”,  Lou Lou’s fair boasts 80 stalls of vintage fashion from the 1940s-1990s and homeware, a wonderful tea party and pop-up vintage beauty salon, along with a vintage inspired jazz band throughout the day.

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Our Travel Letterpress

I have always been a bit of a magpie. Collecting throw away everyday objects or beach combing for little gems left by the sea. There’s something very powerful about the nostalgia small seemingly trivial objects that, when treasured, can change from a ‘nothing’ into a ‘something’ that can transport you to a place and time. It’s something I guess I inherited from my Dad. Although my Mum would tell you he wasn’t a magpie he was more of a full on hoarder. He was a mechanic by trade and collected all sorts of tools from all kinds of industry. His collection lived, stacked high, in his ‘workshop’ AKA the back of our house, alongside mechanic manuals, vintage hand tools, boat parts, and...

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My Charley Harper Cabinet

Charley Harper created beautiful, stylized colourful illustrations of wildlife with the most balanced compositions and energy, using as few visual elements as possible.  This is a style to which I aspire. With a newly purchased secondhand wall cabinet and some paint.  There was only really one thing to do.  A Charley Harper inspired wall cabinet celebrating Bristol!

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Art on the Hill

Art trails do exactly what is says on the tin.  Artists open up their studios, shared spaces and houses and welcome in complete strangers, into the homestead to view, engage and hopefully buy their artwork.  A brilliantly simple concept that allows artists and art lovers to get up close with art in a relaxed environment and bypass the formality of the museum art exhibition scene...

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