Lifestyle and Career

Made.com Edinburgh pop-up

Made.com is an interiors brand that totally revolutionised the industry, working with talented furniture designers to create weekly collections of small-batch, limited edition products made sustainably to order. Design lovers like me, but with a tighter budget, rejoiced when Made.com finally released their new home accessories range, which includes the gorgeous vases, candles, crockery and cutlery in this picture. Also, Edinburgh folks rejoiced when Made.com announced a new pop up shop in Scotland’s capital, Made x Unboxed, which is running from now until the 5th February 2017, Open every day at 17 Dundas Street, a short walk from the Princes Street. 

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A Swedish Christmas: Top 10 Things to do in Stockholm

Yesterday I returned home for Christmas after a week away in Stockholm, and I thought its definitely worth a blog post, as it was truly one of my favourite ever travel experiences, and certainly the most chic and design-fuelled. Jack and I hopped over to Sweden via Amsterdam to visit his sister and explore a new city, with a proper white Christmas! Read on to find out my Top Ten things to do in Stockholm.
 

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Tempo Tea Bar Bubble Waffle

Introducing the new Bubble Waffle sundae from Tempo Tea Bar, my favourite Edinburgh bubble tea dive. As well as hot, cold and blended bubble teas in a plethora of flavours, Tempo now create delicious desserts which I had the chance to preview last week. These freshly made to order Bubble Waffles are wrapped around a GIANT scoop of Crolla’s luxurious vanilla ice cream, a scoosh of fluffy whipped cream, topped with a rainbow of toppings and finished off with 2 Pocky sticks! Oh, and I forgot to mention the M&Ms, caramel sauce and lucky charms cereal *heart eyes*. 
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Vegan December Challenge

So I’ve been vegetarian for years, but last year I went vegan for around 6 months. Why didn’t it last? 

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Creative Brew Interview

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Here is an interview I did with Creative Brew, a new website based in Glasgow showcasing the work of local creatives, innovators and entrepreneurs

“For fashion blogger Ruth MacGilp, following your creative passions is crucial. Ever since she was a young girl, Ruth has channeled her love of fashion into everything she does.

From choosing to study fashion at university and setting up her own fashion blog, to playing a crucial role in the Edinburgh-based Scottish Design Exchange, Ruth has utilised every opportunity to carve out a career in the industry she adores.

Here, Ruth discusses her professional career so far, her zeal for fashion blogging and how the innovative Edinburgh-based Scottish Design Exchange has offered her a myriad of exciting opportunities.

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