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Posts Tagged ‘pom-poms’

Great ideas for homemade Christmas Decorations for 2013

If you aspire to make your own DIY Christmas ornaments you've come to the right place: here's the best I've found on my travels around the internet. Think pom poms, polymer clay, twig trees, woven paper stars and more!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christmas snowflake ornament polymer clay cane blue

I've been collecting Christmas decorations for as long as I can remember, so it's not like there is a shortage of baubles and other pretty objects with which to decorate the house: in fact this year we've been quite minimal since we only have a small oriental fir tree in a pot (hopeful that it won't drop, and that we can pot it out in my parent's garden and use it again next year) and the house is full to bursting with colourful things against which decorations must compete. And yet, I would like to make some decorations: for in my mind nothing can beat that handmade touch in the home, and Christmas is the perfect time to make something frivolous and pretty for no reason other than it looks good.

Christmas tree

It is at this time of year especially that I really feel the lack of my own creativity, having spent the rest of the year discovering, marvelling over and writing about others who are busy designing and making. And all the time I mourn the lack of… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bunmi Koko

A review of Bunmi Koko's S/S 2011 collection on 17th September 2010 at Freemasons' Hall - Strong designs and a Sugababe sighting...

Written by Florence Massey

Bunmi Koko S/S 2011 illustrated by Jenny Goldstone Vauxhall Fashion Scout plays a huge part in showcasing fresh London talent; the first show this week was that of Nigerian luxury […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: East London

University of East London kicked off Graduate Fashion Week on Sunday 6 June, with whole load of interesting collections, including urban warriors, upmarket travellers, and Victorian missionaries…

Written by Lauren Smith

Alice Early, approved from her graduate work Kingston University might be a hop, skip and a jump from the capital, but the 2010 fashion graduates aren’t letting a little thing […]

Pom-pom circumstance

New trend

Written by Jonno Ovans

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]