May 2015

Lavender bag by maker extraordinaire Kajsa Kinsella

If you class yourself as hopelessly, irredeemably incompetent when it comes to making anything in the art and craft department, Kajsa Kinsella has plans for you. She's here to help you unleash your latent powers of makery and she's starting with an easy peasy lavender bag. Gather round folks

Gisela Graham

Giftware designer Gisela Graham is giving profits from sales of her new Kitchen Garden collection to a research project that's trying to save honey bees from a killer parasite

Nuria Mora is known for brightening up walls around the world with her art

Spain's much loved street artist Nuria Mora brings her inimitable flair for colour and geometry to a new collection of wool kilims

new eco friendly products will be coming on stream from electrolux
Many rugs we enjoy are made in Nepal

Goodweave, the charity that works to end child labour and improve working conditions in the rug industry, is asking for urgent donations for its Nepal earthquake appeal.

Anne Swithinbank is an expert gardener

If gardening's your thing, head to Birmingham's NEC for the BBC's premier gardening programme made flesh and bonemeal. Meet Anne Swithinbank, Monty Don and Carol Klein, get advice on how to design a lush and verdant garden and tips on growing plants. And Deco readers have a 15% discount on ticket prices

Britannia Living

Thinking about investing in a range cooker? It's always good to look and touch, so head to top brand Britannia Living's new Surrey showroom if you live in the south east.

Purston Manor in Northamptonshire

It's art, nature, culture, a day trip, and family fun...the Botanicae art exhibition is the place to see and buy art and sculpture and enjoy visiting one of the country's historic Jacobean houses and its lovely gardens

glassware by Michael Ruh and Stewart Hearn

Craft may not be the first thing you think about with London, but the capital's not all high finance and glass skyscrapers you know