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MAKE : CORNWALL

17th Jul 2019

MAKE : CORNWALL
COLOUR FROM NATURE CELEBRATED IN NEW BOOK - MAKE : CORNWALLA celebration of modern craftspeople from the South WestThis gorgeous book from Anya Rice and Katherine Sorrell is a visual feast. And yes, I do feature. What page I hear you ask? Pages 138 -143 dedicated to Lancaster & Cornish - what an honour!
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3 TIPS for ECO CHRISTMAS DECORATION

Posted by Sian Cornish on 3rd Dec 2018

3 TIPS for ECO CHRISTMAS DECORATION
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…… What a wonderful time of the year December is, full of festivity and fun, gifts and goodwill. But, there is also lots of waste and excess, mounds of plastic and wrapping paper that can't even be recycled. Here at Lancaster & Cornish, we love to slow it all right down and be considerate to our environment, create beautiful handmade decorations and make the gift wrapping as special as the gift itself. TIP 1: Bring Nature Inside
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LANCASTER & CORNISH : A PERSONAL STORY

Posted by Sian Cornish on 14th Nov 2018

LANCASTER & CORNISH : A PERSONAL STORY
I am often asked why I started Lancaster & Cornish....It is a reasonable question! For someone who studied Geology, and took a Masters in Environmental Science, the path to a career in naturally dyed textiles does not seem an obvious one. The answer is woven into the Lancaster family story and my very own textile heritage. Wedding of my Grandfather David (Taid Lancaster) to my Grandmother Elizabeth (Nain) at Llandegai Church, Near Penryn Castle, Bangor, Easter Saturday April 1929I never
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A RIVER OF WILD RIBBONS

Posted by Sian Cornish on 14th Nov 2018

A RIVER OF WILD RIBBONS
There is nothing more pleasing to my eye than cascading streams of silk ribbons blowing in the breeze. Whilst I do adore them adorning my studio, they work far better on your bouquet, adding a sense of movement, a call of the wild if you will.HOW LONG IS A PIECE OF RIBBON?Who is going to need ribbon? The bride is, of course, deserving of the longest and wildest of silk streams (if she so desires!). I love to mix colours and widths, even fabrics, to create a stunning effect. For warm tones
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GILDED LUXE

Posted by Sian Cornish on 1st Oct 2018

GILDED LUXE
The trend for luxurious gilded metal accents at your wedding is not going away. If anything the trend returns stronger this year, with everything from pure gold to a heady mixture of precious metals adorning silk ribbons, cakes and table linens.Image Credit: Liz Baker Fine Art Wedding PhotographyOpulence Meets EleganceCreating a luxurious elegant theme isn’t always easy, but I have found the perfect balance between glamour and g(u)ilt with our beautiful range of pure gold, silver and copper
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