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Be Inspired Q&A with Mania Mavridou

Mania Mavridou is an architect, blogger and consultant, from Greece. In a nutshell, what do you do? I studied architecture and have worked as a freelance architect, architectural design and CAD educator, interior designer, colour consultant, graphic designer, writer...

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Create a beautiful button and bead heart

Create a beautiful button and bead heart

This craft has many applications, the only limit is your imagination! So we're starting with creating a button and bead heart. As you can see from the image, this is made up of red buttons and beads.  You can also have fun with this by raiding craft stores for...

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Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

While I love walking on Dartmoor, I also enjoy doing a spot of wild swimming and there have been a couple on my 'to do' list for while. Tavy Cleave was one of them. It's been on my list a while as getting to it is a bit of a mission. There are a couple of miles of...

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Sensational summer strawberries recipe

Sensational summer strawberries recipe

When I think about summer, it's long hot days, beautiful beaches and strawberries and cream. Wimbledon is in July, too, and this dish is synonymous with the tennis event. While this is a lovely treat, I found an alternative to cream which has less calories and tastes...

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10 craft projects for Halloween

10 craft projects for Halloween

Whether you're having a party and want some decor, or need to keep your kids entertained, here are some crafty things I've gathered to give you some ideas. Have fun and happy halloween! 1. Butternut Squash SkullsYou may be used to carving pumpkins, but turning a...

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Hi, I’m an artist who lives in the South West of England. I hope you enjoy my blog about art, craft and simple pleasures.
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