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Pottery Designer Emma Bossons working on a 'PEONY BRIDE' jug for the Three Williams Collections under the William Morris Catalogue

The life of a Moorcroft pottery designer

Her delightful pottery designs are becoming collectors’ items around the UK. But Emma Bossons’ career began as a happy accident and now, even HRH the Queen is impressed

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Jacha Potgieter

Meet Jacha Potgieter - designer of the Alpine Apartments, Betws-y-Coed

Arriving at the railway station in the village of Betws-y-Coed, it was amazing to think that we would be staying in this interesting stone building for the weekend. The station - within Snowdonia National Park - was built by stonemason Owen Gethin Jones in 1868 to the architectural style of contemporary gothic revival. It is now home to an array of quaint shops, cafes and the new, luxury Alpine Apartments.

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These fabulous cushions are the work of London based designer Amy Sia.  Her cushion collection is digitally printed and handmade in the UK. Her signature painterly designs are printed onto 100% cotton backed with a natural coloured cotton/linen blend. Stunning. 
Painterly Cushions by Amy Sia £70 
www.amy-sia.com

Interiors - this season’s soft furnishing styles

Soft furnishings can make or break a room; find your style with that perfect finishing touch.

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David Lisle

Bespoke luxury furniture maker David Lisle is celebrating 30 years in business

For at the beginning of his successful 30 years in business, whose anniversary he is celebrating in 2014, David could have taken a number of quite diverse career paths; he could have been a policeman in Hong Kong, a wood carver in Australia or perhaps most likely, a jeweller.

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Glamp It Up - Bell tents have a beautifully elegant silhouette, and due to their design for use as military kit in the 19th century are quick and easy to put up and take down
Sandstone Bell Tent £429 to sleep 5/6, or £499 for larger groups.  www.boutiquecamping.com

Get the Glamping look in your own back garden

Camping ain’t what it used to be, at least not for the new generation of festival goers

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Glamp It Up - Bell tents have a beautifully elegant silhouette, and due to their design for use as military kit in the 19th century are quick and easy to put up and take down
Sandstone Bell Tent £429 to sleep 5/6, or £499 for larger groups.  www.boutiquecamping.com

Get the Glamping look in your own back garden

Camping ain’t what it used to be, at least not for the new generation of festival goers

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Lisa Payne with her tomato plants in one of the greenhouses

Oakcroft Organic Gardens in Malpas is the dream job for Lisa Payne

We meet a woman who is determined to keep an organic food garden growing in Malpas

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Farmer's Cottage Rotating Sphere Seater from John Lewis

Bring some sunshine to your garden this summer

With those first breaths of summer comes the need to freshen up the home, inside and out

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Property Market

Property Showcase

The AGA City60 in rose

The new AGA City60

Promotional Feature

Celebrate the arrival of the new 60cm-wide AGA City60 at one of the many events planned across the UK.

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Haas Bespoke Kitchens

Business Profile- Haas Kitchens

Haas Kitchens, Station Masters House, Church Street, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7DJ

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