Handmade Blue and Copper wrapping paper, £4.50 a sheet, from a selection at Curated Living
This year, say adios to single use wrapping that ends up in landfill and embrace the joy of giving gifts with a planet-loving conscience. (Clockwise, from top) Vegan and recyclable Bauble Noire wrapping paper, from £6.75, Curlicue. Wrapping paper sets with flower seed gift tags, £1.99 each, 1 Tree Cards. Plantable gift tags, £6 for 10, Green Planet Paper
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RHAPSODY IN BLUE
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The sensitive restoration of a former village post office has delivered a new life in the country for Bee Osborn
FIRE & FROST
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