The Hands Behind The Candles | Visual Story Telling with Sarah-Lou Francis

Botanical Candle Co-22 (Medium)

If anybody ever asks me directly about the candles I make for The Botanical Candle Company  I’ll often look at my feet or over their left shoulder and mumble about them “being okay, I guess…”. Continue reading


Belgian Bicycle Tags | What I’m Loving

Just a super quick little post about these lovely little Belgian bicycle tags that arrived last month. 

I spotted these on my Insta-pal Buck’s feed last year and became obsessed with finding some. I managed to buy these two on eBay and they were posted across from Belgium. 

Buck has since told me that the tags were used to insure your bike and the colour and shape of them changed every year. Have a look at his Insta feed as he’s got a beautiful collection. 

They are much bigger than I imagined they would be and are a lovely little addition to a mantle of bookshelf display. They also look so sweet tied around these jars as a little extra interest.

Cute hey? 


The Potential in Two Rusty Cheese Graters

I always think of January as a month for decluttering and having a good sort out of all the cupboards and other places we find to stash crap throughout the year. The weather has also been appalling and it’s taken a lot to get me out of my pyjamas let alone the house at the weekends. As a result, I’ve hardly bought anything at all this month.

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Top Tips for Flea Market Success

Nothing makes me happier than finding just what I’ve been looking for at a bargain price. Falling for something I never even knew I needed is pretty great too which is why I adore flea markets. The combination of affordable prices and never knowing quite what you’ll come home with makes exploring a market my favourite pastime.  Continue reading

Rolled Beeswax Candles | DIY

Here’s another almost insultingly easy DIY but one that is really affective. I think I only go for simple projects as there’s less chance of failure, resulting in an almost guaranteed feeling of pride when you’ve finished, which is always lovely. I also lose interest in anything if it has more than 4 steps…

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