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In The Mood For Muku

In The Mood For Muku

Grey skies, grey days, grey, grey with a hint of blue. I'm in the mood for big woolly jumpers, baggy trousers and loose linen garments to go for long walks in the French countryside. Then I'll lit a fire and lounge about at home. Yes,... Lire la suite ›

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Hey Mickey!

Hey Mickey!

I've gotta admit that I'm not a huge fan of anything related to cartoons.Sure I watched all the classics and read my comics when I was younger but I doubt I'll ever set foot in Disney Land ... That said, I am sure that this adorable Miss... Lire la suite ›

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High Five #88

High Five #88

Hi there! It's a while since I've wanted to give a big High Five to someone on Kickcan & Conkers.Yesterday I stumbled on the work of Czech furniture / toy maker Libor Motycka, and I fell in love with his simple, two-toned wooden... Lire la suite ›

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Toy Crush: Structure

Toy Crush: Structure

Bonjour ! Less is more,Yes, I know,You've heard it all beforeBut... Debesy has invented a new soft toy, a minimal design object, inspired by slow life in the Baltics, and I love it! Structure is deliberately minimal, deliberately simple;... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Following A Pattern

Inspiration: Following A Pattern

Bonjour ! My eyes have been drawn to colours, patterns and textures this week.There are so many beautiful new products and designs about right now.Forever inspired by nature, by simplicity and minimalism, here are just a few of my... Lire la suite ›

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Mercredi Moodboard: I'm Waiting

Mercredi Moodboard: I'm Waiting

I'm waiting,waiting patiently in the blue zone.Oh baby, it's cold outside.When will those clouds disappear? Bonjour !Some blue-but-cosy inspiration from my tumblr Plumes and Feathers. Are you following me there yet?Go on, treat yourself to... Lire la suite ›

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Bonjour ! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. We pottered a bit, went to the local market in Sommières and spent the better part of Sunday afternoon at our favourite beach, L'Espiguette. There's nothing like a going for a run on wet sand... Lire la suite ›

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You'll Find Me In The Forest

You'll Find Me In The Forest

Bonjour et Bon Week-End! I can't believe how quickly this week went. I am trying to spend more time with my children this year, as my almost 19-year old has virtually left the nest. It's a strange feeling when they learn to fly... Although... Lire la suite ›

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Turning Over A New Leaf

Turning Over A New Leaf

We've decided we have to read more at home this year. We all love books but after a long day at school followed by a substantial amount of homework in Savannah's case, it's often so easy to succumb to the TV, tablet, phone, etc, especially... Lire la suite ›

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Simply Projekt-I

Simply Projekt-I

I have very simple tastes,no fuss, no frills, no excess.As the years go by, I'm happy to live with less,It's liberating, free space, a free mind. ahh - peace at last! I love living with a minimal palette of whites, greys, blacks and wood -... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: A-New

Inspiration: A-New

Can we just start a-new?I need to, I'm sure You do to. After a week of silence, disbelief, anger and reflection Bonjour ! Thank you for the inspiration:Fine Little Day (I can't wait for this new collection!)Beautifully simple WOO Toys from... Lire la suite ›

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Toy Crush: Sarmiento

Toy Crush: Sarmiento

Sarmiento, music to my ears, or should I say, a treat for my eyes. Anybody whose been following Kickcan & Conkers for a while will know how much I appreciate wooden toys. Whether vintage or modern, picked up at a flea market, crudely... Lire la suite ›

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Unmasked!

Unmasked!

Yes, I'll admit it, I have a thing about masks. Hardly surprising I guess, as I originally studied at university in London to work in the theatre. Years later, I'm still fascinated by stage make-up, masks, costumes - any form of theatrical... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: A Little Simplicity

Inspiration: A Little Simplicity

A little simplicityGoes a long, long way.I think so,Anyway. Bonjour ! I'm not going to bore you with my new year's resolutions as I'm sure we're pretty much on the same wavelength, but I am determined to live a simpler, healthier life in... Lire la suite ›

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It's Here and Now, Remember!

It's Here and Now, Remember!

Happy New Year to my all readers, customers, followers, fans and friends, near and far!Thank you for your loyalty and support over the years, you are my inspiration! I wish you all a wonderful, magical new year, full of laughter, surprises... Lire la suite ›

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Oui!!! I've been a good girl all year, working hard on my blog, shop, pinterest and fashion tumblr, so fingers crossed, Santa will be kind to me tonight! I'm sure I don't need to tell you how giddy my kids are right now. The decorations... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Hanato Morito

Inspiration: Hanato Morito

g Hanato Morito What a soothing way to end a busy, stressful week. Japanese illustrator Fumi Morimoto and Netherlands-based creative director Soonhwa Kang have sown the first seeds of a very special project. Aiming to design products that... Lire la suite ›

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Shop Watch: The Velvet Egg

Shop Watch: The Velvet Egg

Good Morning! As I wrote on Facebook this morning, this has to be one of the busiest weeks of the year for many of us, and I really felt that I had to brace myself when I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning. Onwards and upwards, and... Lire la suite ›

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New Collection Watch: Let Me Grow

New Collection Watch: Let Me Grow

The best collections always begin with a story.This one is about two girls who meet in one of my favourite places in London, Kew Gardens.They visit the iconic glasshouses every month and gradually forge a lifelong friendship. The friends... Lire la suite ›

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Holiday Gift Guide: Get Graphic

Holiday Gift Guide: Get Graphic

Dot, Dot, Dash, DashYes, I'm still here! I have been working on the Kickcan & Conkers shop this week, so keep your eyes peeled for an update. I have some lovely vintage finds to add for all tastes and budgets. Until then, for those... Lire la suite ›

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