craft & DIY, Oxford, Rented home decor ideas

Lem Lem: Annie Sloan and Oxfam’s new colour

The colour of hope is here! Annie Sloan has teamed up with Oxfam to launch a new paint colour, Lem Lem. Proceeds from each sale of the paint will be supporting Oxfam’s work fighting poverty. Annie visited some of Oxfam’s programmes out in Ethiopia – it’s emergency response work in the North of the country and a project in the South …

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Oxford

Elder Stubbs Festival in Oxford

This weekend the annual Elder Stubbs Festival in Oxford was held. Never mind Glasto… It’s one of my favourite events. The festival is run by Restore which is an Oxfordshire-based mental health charity that supports people to take control of their recovery, develop skills and lead meaningful lives. One of the ways they do this is through its allotment  – …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture

Vintage shop snoop: The Old Flight House in Weston on the Green

I’ve never been to Disneyland but can imagine if I went as a kid, I would get the same excited feeling I get now walking into The Old Flight House. From upcycled lamps made with gas canisters to opulent honewares to 1950s gowns – it has a vast amount of beautiful things for sale. I wrote about The Old Flight …

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