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Autumn Seedheads cushion kitAutumn Seedheads cushion kitOur price: £33.00Or just £17.00 for our members!ViewThis pack contains everything that you need to make the large patchwork cushion cover in the photo.Eco Beauty knitting KitEco Beauty knitting KitOur price: £18.50Or just £10.50 for our members!ViewLearn to knit your own cotton facecloths and make up removing pads with this simple but useful knitting kit. Gift Subscription Membership to Snapdragon StudioGift Subscription Membership to Snapdragon StudioOur price: From £165.00Or just £165.00 for our members!ViewBuy a gift subscription to Snapdragon Studio and give them up to a year of inspirational courses, practical tips and uplifting emails - as well as the chance tome part of the Snapdragon Membership Community and to buy supplies and other products at cost price.
Grow your own Calendula Balm KitGrow your own Calendula Balm KitOur price: £17.50Or just £9.75 for our members!ViewThis kit contains ingredients to grow and make your own calendula balms and oils. Calendula is naturally soothing and useful for maintaining healthy skin and treating minor stings, blemishes and grazes.Grow Your Own Jam Jar of FlowersGrow Your Own Jam Jar of FlowersOur price: £15.00Or just £9.61 for our members!ViewMy favourite kinds of flowers are simple ones, picked from the garden or from a verge, arranged without pretension in a jam jar and placed by a bedside or on a desk.Make Your Own Bath Infusions KitMake Your Own Bath Infusions KitOur price: £36.05Or just £18.02 for our members!ViewThis kit contains everything that you need to make your own herbal infusions for the bath and create a spa like experience.
Make your own beeswax wraps kitMake your own beeswax wraps kitOur price: £38.00Or just £27.00 for our members!View We have put this kit together for anyone who is trying to use less single use plastic in your life.Make your own candles kitMake your own candles kitOur price: £35.00Or just £26.00 for our members!ViewThis beautiful kit has everything that you need to begin making your own scented candles immediately.Make Your Own Copper Gift Tags KitMake Your Own Copper Gift Tags KitOur price: From £6.75Or just £3.25 for our members!ViewSupplies and instructions for making copper leaf decorationsAvailable in:
Make your own flower pressMake your own flower pressOur price: £35.00Or just £26.00 for our members!View Make and decorate your own flower press with this unique kit which contains everything you need, along with simple instruction cards.Make Your Own Knitted Mug Cosy KitMake Your Own Knitted Mug Cosy KitOur price: £21.00Or just £10.45 for our members!ViewI designed this kit especially for the teenager or adult learning to knit - it is a small project, quick enough to complete without getting overwhelmed, with an end product that is attractive and useful.Make Your Own Notebook KitMake Your Own Notebook KitOur price: £35.00Or just £26.00 for our members!ViewMake your own notebooks and soft back journals with this kit.
Make Your Own Winter Tree DecorationMake Your Own Winter Tree DecorationOur price: £35.00Or just £26.00 for our members!ViewSnapdragon Life is all about helping people try new things and acquire new skills. We have put this kittogether for anyone who would like to try their hand at making their own decorations.Paint your own bird house personalised kitPaint your own bird house personalised kitOur price: £28.00Or just £15.25 for our members!ViewThis children's activity kit contains everything that you need to decorate a wooden birdhouse for your garden - all stored in a sturdy and practical drawstring bag.Studio box - Quarterly subscription boxStudio box - Quarterly subscription boxOur price: From £25.00Or just £18.00 for our members!ViewCreating these subscription boxes has become a real passion project for me - I believe that making things, being creative, being in tune with the seasons, are all so important in living the best lives possible.This quarter's box is our 8th box and it is a one for doing curled up on the sofa in the warmth - a hibernation box that is perfect for late autumn/winter
Studio Craft Box - Gift SubscriptionStudio Craft Box - Gift SubscriptionOur price: From £25.00Or just £18.00 for our members!ViewNow you can order our Studio craft subscription boxes as a gift for someone else - just choose the number of months and we will be in touch to organise all the details.Winter Meadow Card Making PackWinter Meadow Card Making PackOur price: £12.00Or just £6.00 for our members!View A pack of Jane's embroidered winter wool pieces to make your own Christmas cards.
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Yesterday, instead of eating lunch at my desk, I packed up soup and some bread into a backpack and headed outside.⁠⠀
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I'm sharing my favourite seasonal soup recipe in this week's newsletter - you can sign up via the link in bio or at www.snapdragonlife.com.⁠⠀
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The bread is a @katgoldin recipe (she is having an instagram bake along this weekend if you fancy making your own) and the instructions for making the beeswax wrap are on my blog.
I grew up by this sea. Perfect for introspective teenage walks, head down into the wind. 
We went for our New Year stay with my parents this weekend - beach walks, lots of dogs and extended family time. No time for introspection.
I spent yesterday afternoon at the kitchen table sorting out my boxes of vegetable seeds.⁠⠀
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Dividing them into types and sowing seasons, seeing what I have enough of (17 varieties of kale is probably enough) and what has run out. ⁠⠀
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Then I spent some time browsing through catalogues to see what new (to me) things I can try - I'm keen to try growing celery this year as it is often difficult to find organic celery in the shops and the non organic has the highest chemical input of any vegetable.⁠⠀
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Are you growing vegetables this year? Is there anything new on your list?
And suddenly it is time to get the house back to normal - I'm gradually putting obviously Christmassy things away, rearranging the bulbs, making the 'tidy spots' in the house look cared for.⁠⠀
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It was so lovely to see people signing up as Studio Members yesterday and to welcome them into the Facebook Group where this month we are talking about Dream Planning (my anti-planning system) and the way the subconscious brain can help or hinder you.⁠⠀
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This photo of Budgie, my psychopathic middle cat, was taken last January - just after she had knocked pots out of the way to clear some proper bird watching space.⁠⠀
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Yesterday morning, while the cats slept on the bed, there were 18 birds in the hedge waiting their turn to feed from the window feeder.
Happy New Year.⁠⠀
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What are you wanting to bring into your life this year? ⁠⠀
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I'm actually very anti-resolutions, my character is not good with anything structured (off the scale rebel on @gretchenrubin’s test) I also want my life to be more than ticking things off a to-do list and as soon as one exists I rebel and procrastinate. ⁠⠀
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If I write a formal plan you can be pretty sure that I will do nothing on it. If I make a resolution something drives me to go the opposite way.⁠⠀
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That is why I do something much gentler - no workbooks, lists or plans -  but it is also something which I believe is much more powerful. I call it the Dream Life Planner and it is based on guiding the subconscious brain to support rather than sabotage you. It is a simple way to make big changes in the way you live. ⁠⠀
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You can get the basic modules by signing up to my newsletter or - if you want something more guided and detailed, with more of the science behind it, sign up to Snapdragon Studio Membership and you will get weekly e-mails throughout January. The next 4 people to sign up to Membership get a hard copy monthly planner too. You can find out more by clicking through my bio or visiting www.snapdragonlife.com
Happy Hogmanay.⁠⠀
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Christmas only officially became a holiday in Scotland in 1958. Before that, for 400 years, it had been a day like any other. ⁠⠀
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Here it has always been more about the gathering with friends and neighbours to see the New Year in. ⁠⠀
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Tonight we have Open House, everyone is welcome - just come on in if you are passing, there is plenty food and drink. (DM me for the address if you don't have it.)⁠⠀
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I think that it may be because Hogmanay is the main thing for me that all my decorations are light and bright, pale metallics and sprouting bulbs. This is the window seat by the stove.
Yesterday we walked from Drymen over the Conic to have lunch at the Oak Tree Inn in Balmaha.⁠⠀
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Katie took this as we headed over the brow of the hill and onto the downward part. I was looking out over Loch Lomond, with that magnificent winter sunshine on the water, congratulating myself that I was going to make it after all. (I am really not at all fit at the moment).⁠⠀
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I mentioned a couple of posts back that I was thinking of going off line for a bit over the festive season - I have noticed that tugging panicked feeling when I haven't my phone in my hand increasing, and the way seeing someone on their phone drives me to pick up mine, and even worse the repetitive scrolling when I actually want to be reading a proper book. ⁠⠀
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So I'm going to switch my phone off until 30th. ⁠⠀
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I only say this because last year a friend - also a bit of a social media addict - did this unannounced and, after a week, I was so concerned that I was on the point of texting her husband to see if she was ill/imprisoned/dead.
Today I’m going to decorate the house - plant the amaryllis in glass vases, put up the fairy lights, hang the big mercury glass baubles in the window, get the paper white narcissi our from the cool of the guest room. 
For some reason it hasn’t felt right until today, but now it feels like a family Christmas can begin. 
I’m much more of a Hogmanay person so I suspect that I’m actually decorating for the new year. 
And then I’m going to close everything down, put on the auto responders, sit with a gin and crisps by the stove and celebrate the gradual returning of the light.
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At Snapdragon we gently guide you through bringing the changing seasons into your daily life, helping you slow down, so that you can experience increased well being, calm and creativity.

Through our communities, both free and paid for, through Jane's writing on the blog, through carefully hand crafted gifts and activity kits, and through our online and in-person workshops we aim to bring people back in touch with the rhythms of a seasonal life.

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