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Posts Tagged ‘tea’

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Top Ten Best Mugs by Illustrators and Designers

Wondering what to give for Christmas? The shops are full of mugs for a reason: they make great inexpensive gifts with character. And I've found the best designs for you online...

Written by Amelia Gregory

lisa jones beaver mug
Beaver Mug by Lisa Jones. I *love* beavers so I was super excited to find this. No really, don't laugh.

Next up: my recommendations for mugs. Yes, a whole blog devoted to the sexiest mug designs: I can't resist them! There is nothing better than a good cup of tea in a beautifully designed and well proportioned mug, so I've scoured the internet to bring you these great designs: just in time for Christmas.

lisa jones jungle lion mug
I was so pleased to discover that Lisa Jones has applied her wonderful retro style critters to bone china mugs.

Lush Designs Fox and Cubs Mug
I am a massive fan of Lush Designs - two designers who work together to… read more

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Vintage Tea Party, by Angel Adoree: Book Review

A cook book with a difference: Vintage Tea Party guides the reader through the whole process of putting on an old school tea party, with style tips galore amongst the recipes, and lots of wonderful illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Time for one final book review before Christmas. Tea and Cake, enjoyed in all their fashionable old style glory have never been more popular – I suppose it’s a retaliation […]

Tea and Cake, illustrated by Emma Block: Book Review

Amelia's Magazine and ACOFI contributor Emma Block has illustrated an entire book! Tea & Cake is a beautiful aspirational recipe book that would make the perfect Christmas gift.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine contributor Emma Block has been on fire this year – before she even graduated from her illustration degree she began designing a book for Hardie Grant Books, called […]

Paint it! Make it! Party for Japan – an illustrated report by Emma Block

Illustration Rally holds their first ever event. Cakes are eaten, beautiful things are made and money is raised for Japan. All illustrations by Emma Block.

Written by Emma Block

Illustration by Emma Block. In the wake of the tsunami that hit Japan in March, the online community rushed to find a way to help. Illustration Rally, run by Natsuki […]

Kingston University: Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review. Downstairs.

There was lots more talent to discover downstairs at Highs For Your Eyes. Meet some of the best: Soo Choi, Hannah Rowlands, Marin Matsuo, George Mein, Frances Ives and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zodiac by Hannah Rowlands. Now for the downstairs section of the Kingston Illustration and Animation Highs For Your Eyes graduate exhibition. Soo Choi was one of the nominated student illustrators […]

Welcome to Camellia’s Teahouse…

Milk and two sugars takes on a much cooler, health-conscious twist, as we discovered at Camellia's Teahouse in Soho.

Written by Katie Byrne

Lubna Madan by Alexandra Rolfe It was three minutes past ten, meaning I was three minutes late (as ever…) for my meeting at Camellia’s Teahouse in Soho. As the bus […]

Lucy in Disguise Launch Party: With Diamonds VIP Dressing Room

A seductive world of dress-up and make-believe at Lucy in Disguise…

Written by Kate Ingram

Illustration by Antonia Parker Vintage is having a cultural moment: from parties, to interiors, to food. Of course, fashion never lost interest. A red-carpet star wearing ‘vintage’? Best-dressed lists, watch […]

An interview with Emete and Amy from Make Lemonade

We go for tea and have a chat with Amy and Emete from Make Lemonade; vintage shop and fashion blog; about all things fashion, vintage clothing and Beyoncé...

Written by Matt Bramford

Photograph by Matt Bramford A few Saturdays ago when the sun was shining brightly (think hard, you’ll remember sunny Saturdays) I met up with the girls behind Make Lemonade. We […]

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Hudson and Klonek: A Plasticine Englishman and a Woodcut Pole

Hudson, Trolley Gallery, London, Klonek- Kemistry Gallery, London

Written by Gareth David

Henry Hudson is a strange chap. I’m absolutely sure of this, though the only evidence I have is his art. I’ve seen plenty of wacky art made by otherwise normal […]