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Mugs

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Child's Drawing Personalised MugChild's Drawing Personalised MugOur price: £15.00Or just £7.50 for our members!ViewHelp your children connect with someone they can't see in person by sending them a mug with their drawing and message on it.Dachshund In A Meadow Personalised MugDachshund In A Meadow Personalised MugOur price: £12.50Or just £6.35 for our members!ViewOur personalised Dachshund in a Meadow mugs make great gifts for dog lovers and dachsund owners!Fennel Seed Heads Big Bone China MugFennel Seed Heads Big Bone China MugOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!ViewThese luxurious big bone china mugs are printed with line drawings of fennel seed heads - originally sketched in the perennial wild flower meadow that surrounds the workshop.
Handwritten Quote Personalised Big Bone China MugHandwritten Quote Personalised Big Bone China MugOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!ViewOur luxury bone china personalised handwritten quote mugs are perfect as gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, to say thank you or as a corporate gift.Meadow Big Bone China Mug - AutumnMeadow Big Bone China Mug - AutumnOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!ViewThese luxury big bone china mugs make a very stylish gift - they are decorated with a wonderful design of an Autumn Meadow with daisies and poppies amongst the teasels.Meadow Big Bone China Mug - WinterMeadow Big Bone China Mug - WinterOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!ViewThese luxury big bone china mugs make a very stylish gift - they are decorated with a wonderful design of an Winter Meadow with sparse seed heads and bright berries.
Meadow Bone China Mug - SpringMeadow Bone China Mug - SpringOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!View Outside the workshop is a beautiful perennial meadow which is filled with different blooms and seedbeds throughout the year.Meadow Bone China Mug - SummerMeadow Bone China Mug - SummerOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!ViewOutside the workshop is a beautiful perennial meadow which is filled with different blooms and seedbeds throughout the year.One Word Personalised Big Bone China MugOne Word Personalised Big Bone China MugOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!View Many people now choose a particular word, like freedom or adventure, to focus on for a year - helping them to concentrate on bringing specific feelings or actions into their life.
Typewriter quote Personalised Big Bone China MugTypewriter quote Personalised Big Bone China MugOur price: £15.00Or just £8.85 for our members!View A bit of inspiration can really brighten anyone’s day, whether it’s timeless wisdom, a favourite song lyric or a quote from a favourite film. And where better to be inspired than over a morning cuppa?
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Snapdragon social

Seraphina's eleven babies have grown so fast.⁠⠀
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Now when she tries to gather them under her - usually if she hears the buzzard overhead - they all head under her feathers but their heads and tails stick out the side.⁠⠀
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She seems unperturbed and a little like an overstuffed tea cosy.
I think that the last time I had this wooden clothes horse out was when we needed to dry cloth nappies c. 2001.⁠⠀
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The plant dyed alpaca house socks have all cured now, the dye is well sunk into the fibres, so over the past couple of days I've been washing and pressing and packaging them.⁠⠀
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The link to the shop page for them will go out in Friday's newsletter first - the actual newsletter is all about the dye deck and if you want to get it straight into your inbox you can sign up on the website www.snapdragonlife.com or through my profile.⁠⠀
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These were all dyed with tansy - the very yellow ones from the plant at the top of the Studio meadow, the slightly more orange ones from the plant down by the Studio door.
Last year, in the spring,  I got a tiny amount of seed of a grey Shirley poppy. ⁠⠀
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I sowed half and gave half to @gracealexanderflowers .⁠⠀
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None came up, in my garden at least.⁠⠀
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This year two plants have appeared - a little fey and wan as Shirley poppies go, but with definitely grey flowers. ⁠⠀
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Well kind of a purply grey . . . and if I'm honest I prefer the rich plums of Pandora . . . but It is eminently instagrammable.
Yesterday Seth Godin wrote that instead of getting our ideas spread like wildfire (uncontrolled, destructive, leaving nothing) we should get them to spread like wildflowers instead.⁠⠀
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I loved this idea.  Ideas that self seed and spread in groups, ideas that place themselves where they are happiest, where they can thrive.⁠⠀
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Ideas that take root in unpromising places and bring joy.

These daisies moved into the top of the Studio Meadow last year- spreading from the garden rather than the fields- but wilding themselves none the less.
A bright new morning starting a bright new week. ⁠⠀
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A row of dog daisies and love in a mist, fresh and light and optimistic.⁠⠀
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I feel like I'm hovering on the edge of planning things outside my studio this week. It is tentative.⁠⠀
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Today I have a meeting about something that will involve me leaving the premises. I'm part excited, part terrified - I think they are probably the same things in many ways.⁠⠀
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I'm building up to going on holiday in a few weeks. It feels vertiginous.  I definitely need to build my social muscles back up.⁠⠀
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The globe thistles shouldn't be there. ⁠⠀
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It was meant to be a temporary nursery bed.⁠⠀
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They were a root cutting from my parents' garden - memories of pulling off the heads as missiles.⁠⠀
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It is the perfect place for them.⁠⠀
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Low sun barrels along the path as the gloaming comes. ⁠⠀
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They glow in the golden hour.⁠⠀
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I leave the heads alone.
Of all the half hardy annuals that are beginning to flower here, I think that cosmos purity is my favourite. ⁠⠀
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Happy and light and generous with its flowers.⁠⠀
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As you pick it, the foliage smells that dense herby/incense way that is perfect for the late summer/early autumn time.
Yesterday I was chatting to Eileen, who volunteers in the garden on Wednesday mornings, about how the Studio meadow changes in the light.  In particular how the warmer light in August - especially the soft evening light - makes everything glow.⁠⠀
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Walking back from checking things at work I snapped these big daisies with a speckle of purple loosestrife behind them.  Softly glowing.⁠⠀
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At Snapdragon Life I 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 my communities, both free and paid for, through my writing on the blog, through carefully hand crafted activity kits, and through my online and in-person workshops I aim to bring people back in touch with the rhythms of a seasonal life.

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