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Vintage Copper

by Claire, January 28th, 2015 in Vintage Inspiration

Copper has been enjoying something of a resurgence in the world of interiors and garden design recently, which isn't surprising given how versatile it can be... Read more »


DIY Handmade Plant Markers

by Claire, December 10th, 2014 in In the Garden

Every gardener needs plant markers and there are some lovely ideas out there so here's a little round up of my favourites. Read more »


Vintage Christmas Tree Containers

by Claire, December 2nd, 2014 in

Love Christmas with a vintage twist? Finding the perfect vintage container for your tree is a good place to start. Read more »

Women's Farm & Garden Association

Women’s Farm & Garden Association

by Claire, November 5th, 2014 in In the Garden

The WFGA provide great horticultural training opportunities including the brilliant 'Work and Retrain as a Gardener Scheme' WRAGS. Read more »

And then it was Autumn...

And then it was Autumn…

by Claire, October 13th, 2014 in In the Garden, Vintage Inspiration

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Read more »


Vintage Wedding Inspiration

by Claire, September 24th, 2014 in

Working with the lovely Jeni at Vanilla Rose Weddings here are a few photos from a wedding that we styled this summer. Read more »

Style your event with Mabel & Rose Vintage Prop Hire

Style your event with Mabel & Rose Vintage Prop Hire

by Claire, May 9th, 2014 in News, Vintage Inspiration

We are now offering a vintage prop hire service Read more »


Bee Kind

by Claire, February 24th, 2014 in In the Garden

Find out how you can support the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, a great charity that helps to protect the 24 different species of Bumblebee in the UK, which have experienced massive decline in recent years. Read more »

Heady Hyacinths

Heady Hyacinths

by Claire, February 5th, 2014 in In the Garden, News, Shabby Chic Planting

It might be cold outside but spring is definitely in the air in the Mabel & Rose workshop as our spring bulbs come into bloom. Read more »

A Guide to Gardening with Seedballs

A Guide to Gardening with Seedballs

by Claire, November 11th, 2013 in In the Garden

Gardening with seedballs is super easy and fun - here is a quick guide to get you started. Read more »

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