July 13, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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How to sew zips & sleeves + WIN Complete Dressmaking book

Today sewing blog post is a step-by-step guide to sewing sleeves and fitting zips. These handy projects have been extracted from Jules Fallon’s brand new book Complete Dressmaking (published by Quarto Press). I’ve started reading the book this month and … Continue reading

May 26, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Crispy pork, chicory and mustard salad + win a copy of London: The Cookbook

Today I’m sharing another delicious recipe from London: The Cookbook, and this time it’s all about the pork. You may remember that last week’s Pieday Friday blog post was a recipe for Chinatown-style salt ‘n’ pepper squid, a really quick and easy … Continue reading

May 12, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Salt ‘n’ pepper squid + win a copy of London: The Cookbook

Today I’m sharing a surprisingly simple recipe that the author of London: The Cookbook, Cara Frost-Sharratt, has kindly sent over for all my Pieday Friday readers to enjoy. And that’s not all – I’ve also got two copies of this … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Book review: The Thoughtful Gardener by Jinny Blom + Win a copy!

I’ve been reading about gardening this month, and it’s all down to the newly released book The Thoughtful Gardener. If you too have an empty garden (or an overgrown one, for that matter) this book is the perfect starting point to get you … Continue reading

March 3, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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How to create 2 (very different!) flower arrangements using gerberas

Today’s rather cheerful blog post comes to you courtesy of fabulous florist Paula Pryke OBE. I’ve asked this inspirational designer to share her tips for creating displays using colourful gerberas. I’ve found it difficult to work with gerberas in the past … Continue reading

February 20, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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My upcycled picture frame breakfast tray project is in Reloved Magazine!

I’m delighted to share with you some pics of my latest project in Reloved magazine. This month I made a breakfast-in-bed tray as a romantic treat for Valentine’s Day. What do you think??I upcycled an old picture frame and turned it … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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I’ve been featured in Papercrafter magazine!

Today I’ve got some really exciting news to share – I’ve been featured in Papercrafter magazine! A whole two-page spread has been dedicated to my tips, ideas and projects and I couldn’t be happier! I’ve taken some photos of the feature … Continue reading

January 19, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Books, books, books – What I got for Christmas & first impressions

I guess I was quite adamant when I said I only wanted books for Christmas, huh? Because that’s what I got – and piles of ’em! So you can imagine how thrilled I am to start the new year with a … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Sweet Potato Pasta with Alfredo Sauce 

Today’s recipe is from the newly released book ‘Eat With Intention’ by Cassandra Bodzak. This is not just a recipe book,but it’s also a practical course in quieting your mind, fueling your body, loving yourself, and changing your life for the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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House of Plants book review

Today marks the release of a fantastic book for all you plant lovers out there. House of Plants by Caro Langton & Rose Ray has just landed on bookshelves all around the country and you can be one of the … Continue reading

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