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How I Gave My Bedroom A Two-Tone Makeover

I worked on my bedroom revamp as part of a paid collaboration with John Lewis & Partners, though I was not asked to produce this blog post as part of the partnership. I’d been wanting to give my bedroom an update a while. Your bedroom should be your sanctuary. It’s a place to feel safe …

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Christmas Food Recipe

The Hamper: Crumble Topped Spiced Apple Pies

It’s a little unfathomable to me, but some folk don’t care a mince pie. Something about dried fruit just doesn’t do it for them. Personally, I think they’re crazy, but let’s be inclusive. There are two ways to go about this recipe and either is perfectly acceptable, absolutely no judgement here. You can make your …

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Christmas Cook Recipe

The Hamper: Mulled Pomegranate Gin

Quite early on in the planning of my Christmas content I knew I wanted to do something that might help to create gifts for hampers. There are so many people we might not be able to see or spend time with this Christmas, and not just members of our family. I’d often have Christmas drinks …

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The millergrey Christmas Gift Guides 2020: Part II

Part II of the 2020 Christmas Gift Guides is dedicated to smaller, independent brands and makers. You may have noticed (hopefully so anyway) that my Christmas gifting and wrapping guides have included more items from smaller businesses than ever before. That’s not just because it’s been an incredibly tough year for many, but also because …

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The millergrey Christmas Gift Guides 2020: Part I

This year’s gift guides have been somewhat of a mammoth undertaking. They’re larger than ever before and they’re split across several posts. Here you’ll find Him, Her, Them & You. The four categories I originally always created guides for. I don’t particularly think everything in the Him guide is only relevant for males however, it’s …

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The Christmas Gift Wrapping Guide 2020

Ever since I started the blog back in 2015 I’ve been documenting my Christmas Wrapping Schemes. I call it a ‘scheme’ as that’s precisely how I unashamedly approach it. I think about a theme or a central colour, then work to find papers, ribbons and trimmings that all fit within that. This year I found …

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How To Make A 5 Pointed Origami Star

I’ve been making these little paper stars from left over scraps of wrapping paper for a few years now. If you’ve been with me a while, you’ll likely have noticed them in my previous Christmas Wrapping blogs. Each year they sit tucked in the ribbons on my family and friend’s presents, though in past years …

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