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Rachel Van Asch
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Olive Oil, Orange & Rosemary Cake Recipe
I'm mad for cakes but I'm also mad about healthy eating, so any recipes that I can find for 'healthy' cakes, well, I'm all in! What do I mean healthy cakes? Well, if the butter and milk is substituted for olive oil, which gives a very moist and smooth consi...

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Castles, Customers & Cooking
I've had quite the dynamic week since my last Friday morning blog... Straight afterwards I popped down to one of my stockists Present Erian . They were having a big party day with lots of offers, free samples, sponsors and stuff. I got to meet some of my cu...

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Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
I was having a fretful moment, well I say moment but I really mean day... my mind was like a bees nest or a tangled ball of nonsense. I was feeling anxious and a bit jittery as I was driving along to pick up my daughter from school and thought, I know! This...

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Van Asch Designer & Person You Can Say 'Hi' To ;-)
I have had my head down for the last 2 weeks working on my new clothing collection, have not been out nor seen the light of day....ok, that's a bit of a stretch...but I've finally finished all the artwork and this collection is going to be bigger and better...

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Creativity & Jogging
Did you wonder what happened to me last Friday? There you were, primed and ready to read my regular Friday blog spot and ...what!!?! No Blog!! Hmmm. Well, I was having the most lazy Easter holiday week imaginable and on that particular day, I had managed to...

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The Van Asch Creative Challenge Entries & Winner!!
A little over a month ago I selected 8 people to take part in a very exciting creative challenge. I gave them each a free meter of our new Luna Gold fabric, with the option to buy, at cost price, any more fabric they might need for their project. I wanted t...

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Vantablack & Vegans
I saw a truly disturbing video about dairy cows last week and it had a really intense effect on me. I've said it before, but I am a serious animal lover and I felt so sorry for the poor cows, I decided I didn't want to be part of their continued suffering s...

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Fabrics & Upholstery at Stilbrott
I visited a wonderful upholstery shop called   Stilbrott  in Söder Stockholm yesterday. I was meeting with Fia, the lovely owner, and soon to be new stockist of Van Asch fabrics. I hate having my picture taken so I often do silly faces to cover my embarrass...

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VIP Party at Blåhuset & the Van Asch Creative Challenge
I thought it would be great fun to invite my wonderful crafty customers to enter into a creative challenge. I selected 8 creative people to take part and they have all been given a meter of our new Luna Gold fabric for free (a few decided to buy more to mak...

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Swedish Maximalism in Interior Design
When you think of Swedish design it is all about modern minimalism, black and white, lots of wood and not a twiddly bit of nonsense in sight..well that is changing. It might take a decade to filter down into the homes of the average Swede but at the top end...
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