Il Mondo Creativo

Cestino di Mirtilli – illustrated by Elena

“Creativity is intelligence having fun” Einstein. Have fun and see what happens with the little elf Mirtilla – she likes dedicating her time to crafting, sewing and creating throughout the year. However, there was a day when she ran out…

I Love Stamping

Stamps inspired by Ishtar Olivera's book, 'I Love Stamping'

Who doesn’t like to add a personal touch to their greeting cards, notebooks or party invites? If you are inspired by innovative stationery and Japanese culture, you will also like Ishtar Olivera’s book: ‘I love Stamping’. Earlier this year, Ishtar…

Summer, Sun & Swimsuit

Janas Decò Chillie Swimsuit. Photo by Davide Ambroggio

Summer, sun, smoothies, fresh fruit, music, happy hours by the seaside, and what more? Holidays!!!! Soon it will be the 21st of June, the official start of the summer season! The countdown for Summer 2017 is on, and what are…

A touch of Caribbean Rum Spirit

Fire and Punch

Feel the touch of Caribbean spirits this winter. Duppy Share is a wonderful blend of cask-aged golden rums from the Worthy Estate in Jamaica and the Foursquare Distillery in Barbados. It is perfect for the full compliment of rum drinks…

Merry Making

Russian Doll Christmas Decoration

Each season has something magical to offer! December is a month full of joy for the youngest and oldest in the family. We all feel the festive time wherever we are. In London you experience the atmosphere of Christmas, the…

Turn your story into illustration

The Juliet Report

There is something about Hour House, the online magazine that makes me reach for the most colourful pens and start illustrating. It is an inclusive community covering contemporary art and fashion through its focus on illustration. Hana, founding editor, initially…

Kirstie and the Craft Factory

The Handmade Fair 2016

We are fast approaching September, which can only mean one thing for people who love an affair with craft; Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair on The Green at Hampton Court Palace (16th – 18th September 2016). And this year, there’s a…

A Taste of Gluten-Free

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As soon as I stepped inside Marianna’s gluten-free artisan bakery I was enticed by the aroma of cinnamon drifting from her oven. Here is where my culinary gluten-free experience begins. The cosy bakery called ‘Senza Glutine’ is situated in the…