Here’s to a wonderful 2016. The year where dreams will come true.
After the popularity of the first African print snood, I decided to try it in a different colour combination and I think it works quite well. This version is bolder and brighter for those who want to add colour to their winter outfits. This one is made in a blue and orange Ankara print fabric and combined with a dark blue fleece.
I am thinking of making a third version in a palette of pale greys with a touch of yellow.
Which would you rock?
With Christmas only 4 weekends away, people are either thinking about what presents to buy or how to make some quick money, luckily we are holding a Winter Fair which will help arts and crafts lovers in either of these situations.
On the 12th & 13th December from 10:00 – 18:00 at Chesterfield House, Create Space Members and designer/makers alike will come together to show and sell their bespoke gifts and artwork.
It will be a family friendly event with a number of workshops taking place including, but not limited to, ceramics, screen printing, casting and electronics. Need more reason to attend? How about live music performances across both days, home made food (hot and cold, sweet and savoury) and a licensed bar. All of this is available with just £2 adult entry and kids go free.
Alternatively if you would like to run one of our workshops, show off your musical talent or culinary skills, please come forward.
Who can apply for a stall?We are offering stall spaces to Create Space Members and in addition we invite external stall-holders to offer an eclectic range of art and craft. The cost of a stall for Members is £10 per day and for external stall-holders £25 per day or £40 for the weekend.
How do I apply?
If you wish to make an application for a stall please email email@example.com with the following information:Name/Contact number/Address CSL Member/Non Member Days required Saturday/Sunday or both? and state if power required Type of work 3 photos
What is the timeline?
Applicants have until Monday 7th December 2015 to submit their details.
Where will the Fair take place?The fair will be held on the 5th Floor of Chesterfield House, 9 Park Lane, Wembley, HA9 7RH Space allocated for each stall-holder will be a table size of 1.6 x 0.8 m
This winter season, we’ve gone BIG! Our new wool mix scarves are big and chunky. Perfect for keeping out those chilly winds. You can choose between a Grey, Blue or Green oversized scarf. They are all made with 100% merino wool which is soft and warm.
In addition, each scarf has hints of a different colour woven in, for that added sense of volume and texture. Check out the images below. For example, the grey version has hints of cream and pink. The green has a bit of red and blue and so on.
Drape it, loop it, wrap it; big scarves can actually be very versatile. You can be creative with how you wear yours. How WOULD you wear yours? What colour would work well with you winter wardrobe? Let us know!
Check them all out here: Big Scarves
We’ve got a brand new accessory for you this season. The new Ankara snood scarf combines a funky African print fabric on one side and a soft fleece on the other. Who says winter has to be filled with boring block colours. This new scarf will inject the much needed colour into the dreary winter months and the soft fleece will keep you nice and warm at the same time.
You can wear it in many ways; on the fleece side, the fabric side, as one loop, as two loops. Under your coat or jacket or above it. You choose your own style!
Available here: www.urbanknit.com/shop/ankara-snood-scarf
In terms of dressing for the winter season, I am completely sold on what I call Oversized fashion. I keep coming across gorgeous images of sumptuous knits, large camel coats, blanket scarves and the like. They look so cosy and comfortable and cool!
I think the beauty of this look is in layering. You can add and subtract pieces until you achieve your desired look. The key is in keeping the rest of the elements of your outfit relatively standard in size in order to get a nice contrast to the look. For example, a large scarf and a big cardigan could be combined with a crisp tailored shirt and fitted jeans.
Check out some styling ideas from the cool looks and pieces below.
Stylish and comfortable, what’s not to love about this look? Are you a fan of Oversized fashion?Oversized Coat- www.mydubio.com/outfit-denim-denim Oversized Coat by Stella McCartney- www.barneys.com/stella-mccartney-knit-blanket-sweater-coat Oversized Chunky Knit Scarf by Urbanknit- www.urbanknit.com/shop/grey-mix-chunky-knit-scarf/ Oversized Sweater- www.figtny.com/2014/05/outfit-42/ Oversized Sweater by Iris Von Arnim via- www.majawyh.com/canal-street-iris-von-arnim/ Large Check Blanket Scarf by MOLLY & PEARL- www.notonthehighstreet.com/mollyandpearl/product/large-check-blanket-scarf