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Noon Design Studio and Shibori

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I came back from my recent trip to Jaipur in India with a colourful indigo obsession. The Japanese art of Shibori dyeing has been trending for a while and Noon Design Studio popped onto my radar this week. Imagine my delight!

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cross-stitch trend

Following on from Tracy Lee Lynch‘s on-trend cross-stitch creation for Decorex, how about some more crafty goodness of a stitch-work nature? Our own queen of cross-stitch & thing-maker extraordinaire, Lauren Fowler, creates rad cross-stitch artworks & also sells DIY kits, making cross-stitch accessible to everyone.

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This dream wool rug designed by Charlotte Lancelot  is from the GAN range by Gandia Blasco and is based on a traditional rose cross-stitch. The thick yarn woven through punched out felt manages to retain a home-made, artisanal effect while still being strikingly contemporary.

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And do you remember this hand-painted cross-stitch DIY by Eline Pellinkhof on Bloesem Blog? Gorgeous!

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…and lastly, click over to Design Sponge for a super-sized, DIY cross stitch headboard…I think it’s a fab way to add interest to a room.