Cosy up with beautiful tactile cushions and throws. Big knits are here to stay so choose knitted cushions that have a sculptural quality and combine them with thick woven throws with contrasting fringing. You can never have too many cushions and throws, so mix and match textures and tones together to create the ultimate hygge effect this winter. (Photo: Pad Lifestyle). Find more bedroom and hygge ideas at housebeautiful.co.uk
Sketchbooks are a place to gather, research, investigate and explore ideas. Inspired by John Coplans, the sketchbook page above contains a series of beautiful photographs investigating human skin, texture and form. These include different viewpoints, exploration of shadows and lighting conditions. If you are worrying that your sketchbook is not stunning or exciting enough, remember that it is the quality of your work that matters. Seek first to make quality art.
The Chalice Well, Glastonbury, England Also known as ‘The Well of Avalon’. Archaeological evidence suggests that the well has been in almost constant use for at least two thousand years. Water issues from the spring at a rate of 25,000 gallons per day and has never failed. female aspect of deity, with the male symbolised by Glastonbury Tor. As such, it is a popular destination for pilgrims in search of the divine feminine, including Pagans.