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Badges

It’s been a while but we now have badges for you to use. If you want the code to embed in your blog then…

‘tache

The folks at dopplr, a place to record and share your trips, are growing a ‘tache (a moustache) for charity (testicular cancer). We saw…

And the man from …

Del Monte says… You remember those ads? They were pretty good weren’t they? So, David Hieatt, the man (founder) from howies has chosen his…

Last chance…

We can see the finishing line of the howies competition. Have a look to see what people have submitted and if you’re planning to…

An oil change and a wash

Hello. We’ve been busy lately giving Folksy a bit of an ‘upgrade’. You might not see all the improvements (most are under the bonnet…

Liking this…

Another entrant to the howies competiton. Lucy nails it with graphics: Neat. I particularly like the inclusion of the washing-line peg. It feels a…

Makey Make Time

Well the Design Week competition seems to have gone down well. Two bits of feedback that you have given us though is that the…

Meet our Makers

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Meet the Maker – Fused Glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass

As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…

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Meet the Maker – Kath Cooper Ceramics

Kath Cooper has been working with clay for nearly 30 years and over that time her miniature clay houses and little birds have worked their way into many a heart. Helen from Paper Bea Company interviews Kath to discover more about her ceramics, her inspiration and her scraffito technique