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handmade eco pom poms – shop

Green Swan tufty fabric pom poms – eco Christmas decorations Advertisements

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Folk inspired bunting – shop

Green Swan eco Christmas decoration – Folk felt bunting

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black bunting, Jamaica & pirates

I recently attended a Goth wedding held at a beach venue in Cornwall. I made some black fringed bunting, fiesta style, for the occasion. The wedding of Re and Danielle was a very intimate, personal and moving ceremony- more emotive … Continue reading

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World-inspired bunting flags

The design of Green Swan bunting echoes the simplicity and free style of these handmade prayer flags from Cambodia and Laos. The abundance of colour and texture has a universal and timeless appeal. 1 & 3   Cambodian temple prayer flags             … Continue reading

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Montol and the Mock

I’m looking forward to Montol …. our very own Midwinter procession with guise dancing, lanterns and music – more Saturnalia than Christmas. There will also be the lighting of a Yule log – the ‘mock’, a Cornish version of the … Continue reading

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Green before Red

Midwinter, Yule, Christmas….   winter holiday celebrations here in the UK are a hodgepodge of native and imported customs and myths. The identity and appearance of the central holiday figure known as Father Christmas has changed significantly over time. Even in … Continue reading

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