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#littlestoriesofmylife giveaway winner with Circle of Pine Trees

This November, we are stardust sponsored Circle of Pine Trees #littlestoriesofmylife gallery on instagram. Laura, curator of Circle of Pine Trees, started the hastag for celebrating and/or sharing the tiniest elements of the stories of our lives. Small doesn’t equate to insignificant: these are the little moments that add up to the narratives that carry us all. Two hundred beatuiful images were tagged in the #littlestoriesofmylife_wearestardust hashtag, with the winner receiving a box of 30 we are stardust Christmas cards where art and science collide. These are the runners up: Clockwise from top right: @blowyinthewind, @lovelylollyb, @_charlieswift, @harryandfrank, @helloquietx, @hellomistermagpie, @_charlieswift, @harryandfrank, @lillalivetandme I chose these images because each square evokes a story. I can imagine the mood o the person who...

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Sutton House Christmas Market, 3-4 December

We are stardust will be selling greetings cards where art and science collide at the Sutton House Christmas Market, curated by City Showcase. Come to the Victorian Parlour decorated with a Robin Hood theme to find the stall! When: 12 - 5pm, 3 & 4 December 2016Where: Victorian Parlour, Sutton House, 2 & 4 Homerton High St, London, E9 6JQEntry: 2 for 1 if you print out and bring along the flyer below Enchantment awaits you at Sutton House and Breaker's Yard this Christmas as a flurry of festive traditions take centre stage. City Showcase's Christmas market makes picking the perfect present easy as pie whilst the Surreal Santa Sleigh provides a unique way for you to meet Father Christmas...

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The Singing Robin: Facts and Folklore

I had such a wonderful time creating the Robin singing Christmas Greetings card. The robin is the UK's national bird and a symbol of Christmas.  Science When researching the robin, I learned that they one of the only birds to be singing at Christmas because, unlike other garden birds, they protect their territory all year round. However, they are very territorial and will fight to the death to protect their patch if needed. Their song is part of their defence mechanism as it lets other robins know to stay out. Folklore It has a long folklore history and conversely to their behaviour is associated with charity and piety. There is a story that robins got their red breast when a...

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De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair 2016

Browse greetings cards where art and science collide at the De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair. Each card captures a fact, story or curiosity to inspire wonder for the natural world. When: 11am - 5pm, 26 November 2016Where: St Peter's Church, De Beauvoir Town, London Northchurch Terrace, N1 4DA LondonEntry fee: £1 I am delighted to be taking part in the De Bauvoir Association Christmas Fair this year. I'll be selling the we are stardust Christmas cards as well as cards from the Anantomy, Astonomy, Botany and Zoology collections. Come and browse 35 stalls of delectable eats, Christmas cards, housewares, pet treats, garden must-haves, children's toys and games, 'made in De Beauvoir' items & a host of other lovely things. Profits from De Beauvoir...

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#LITTLESTORIESOFMYLIFE :: NOVEMBER COLLABORATION WITH CIRCLE OF PINE TREES

I am very excited to announce my first ever online collaboration with Laura Pashby, freelance writer, editor and lifestyle photographer (not to mention the mother of three small boys!). Her blog, Circle of Pine Trees, is a record of time passing and of the seasons changing. It’s a blog for those who take pleasure in a posy of flowers picked from the garden or the way in which sunlight falls across the pillow. It's for those of us who notice the beauty in life’s little moments.  The photo features we are stardust's new Christmas cards: Robin singing and Mistletoe parasite. Here's what Laura has written about our collaboration (be sure to read to the end - there's a giveaway of 30 Christmas cards...

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