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It’s a bugs life! Cavallini Insects Petite Parcel Set

Here at The Paper Parlour we are loving this new addition from Cavallini & Co. We have a fondness for anything bug related and have put it down to our admiration for Mr Finch. His textile bugs are our favourite kind of creep crawlies! Cavallini Insects Petite Parcel Set Mr Finch – Yellow Spider   Mr Finch – […]

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Here at The Paper Parlour it felt like an eternity for the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit to arrive at the V&A but on Wednesday we finally got to go see it.  We bought the book of the 2011 New York Met exhibition a couple of years ago and was so happy when we heard that we would get to […]

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Donya Coward

Here at The Paper Parlour we love all types of crafts and embroidery is one of our favourites. We came across Donya Coward recently and have fallen for her wonderful designs. Donya is a Nottingham based artist and you can view her work and find out more about how she comes up with her designs […]

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The Wonderful World of Mister Finch

A while back I was shopping in York and found two wonderful stores called The Imaginarium and The Yorkshire Soap Co. If you are ever in the area you should definitely go, they sell some fantastic and very unique gifts. The shop designs are beautiful but the other really great thing about them is that they display the […]

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When will Spring arrive?

I have become slightly obsessed with bird motifs and I think it is due to my need for Spring to arrive! I came across this first image via Pinterest and the picture eventually took me to here. The combination of birds and cross stitch made my head spin! Below is another colourful and cute birdy Pinterest find. I think his/her colours are beautiful. Next up […]

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Textiles & Print

I have just come across a textile artist called Karen Nicol. Karen is resposible for the amazing polar bear, swan and deer pieces below. Karen is an expert embroiderer and does work for the cream of the crop fashion labels and interiors companies around the globe. I also just stumbled upon Inaluxe who do the lovely bird and […]

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Super Sweet Crafts and Stationery

Here at The Paper Parlour we have just taken delivery of some really lovely items today. They are all perfect to add to some creative crafting, gift wrapping and decorating. We have fabric tape, fabric stickers, JapaneseWashi tapes, cute gift bag envelopes, stick and sew patches and cratfing paper sets. Click here for more information.

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Virginia Graham – Ceramic Artist

I have liked the work of Virginia Graham for a long time. I first spotted her work in Leeds in The Craft Centre and Design Gallery just below The Headrow Art Gallery. The craft centre is full of wonderful gems but I instantly loved Virginia Graham’s quirky pieces. Virginia uses a combination of slip casting and […]

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Alexander Mcqueen

Ruffles and froth, this Alexander Mcqueen dress is like a massive bunch of flowers and I love it. I especially love the craftmanship and use of colour involved.

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Mollie Makes – Craft Magazine

I think I am slightly behind the times on this one but I have just come accross a really great craft magazine called Mollie Makes. It is currently on issue 14 so I cannot believe I have missed this one for over a year. It has brilliant articles on making, thrifting, collecting and crafting. The photography inside […]

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