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Sutton House Christmas Market, 3-4 December

We are stardust will be selling greetings cards where art and science collide at the Sutton House Christmas Market, curated by City Showcase. Come to the Victorian Parlour decorated with a Robin Hood theme to find the stall! When: 12 - 5pm, 3 & 4 December 2016Where: Victorian Parlour, Sutton House, 2 & 4 Homerton High St, London, E9 6JQEntry: 2 for 1 if you print out and bring along the flyer below Enchantment awaits you at Sutton House and Breaker's Yard this Christmas as a flurry of festive traditions take centre stage. City Showcase's Christmas market makes picking the perfect present easy as pie whilst the Surreal Santa Sleigh provides a unique way for you to meet Father Christmas...

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The Singing Robin: Facts and Folklore

I had such a wonderful time creating the Robin singing Christmas Greetings card. The robin is the UK's national bird and a symbol of Christmas.  Science When researching the robin, I learned that they one of the only birds to be singing at Christmas because, unlike other garden birds, they protect their territory all year round. However, they are very territorial and will fight to the death to protect their patch if needed. Their song is part of their defence mechanism as it lets other robins know to stay out. Folklore It has a long folklore history and conversely to their behaviour is associated with charity and piety. There is a story that robins got their red breast when a...

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De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair 2016

Browse greetings cards where art and science collide at the De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair. Each card captures a fact, story or curiosity to inspire wonder for the natural world. When: 11am - 5pm, 26 November 2016Where: St Peter's Church, De Beauvoir Town, London Northchurch Terrace, N1 4DA LondonEntry fee: £1 I am delighted to be taking part in the De Bauvoir Association Christmas Fair this year. I'll be selling the we are stardust Christmas cards as well as cards from the Anantomy, Astonomy, Botany and Zoology collections. Come and browse 35 stalls of delectable eats, Christmas cards, housewares, pet treats, garden must-haves, children's toys and games, 'made in De Beauvoir' items & a host of other lovely things. Profits from De Beauvoir...

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#LITTLESTORIESOFMYLIFE :: NOVEMBER COLLABORATION WITH CIRCLE OF PINE TREES

I am very excited to announce my first ever online collaboration with Laura Pashby, freelance writer, editor and lifestyle photographer (not to mention the mother of three small boys!). Her blog, Circle of Pine Trees, is a record of time passing and of the seasons changing. It’s a blog for those who take pleasure in a posy of flowers picked from the garden or the way in which sunlight falls across the pillow. It's for those of us who notice the beauty in life’s little moments.  The photo features we are stardust's new Christmas cards: Robin singing and Mistletoe parasite. Here's what Laura has written about our collaboration (be sure to read to the end - there's a giveaway of 30 Christmas cards...

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Man in the moon greetings card launch

To celebrate tonight's International Observe the Moon Night, we are stardust is launching a new Man in the moon greetings card to add to the astronomy collection. The story behind the man in the moon greetings card As I was drawing my moon illustration I started to see the "face" of the moon appear as I sketched. It made me think of the phrase "the man in the moon is made of cheese". The more I thought about the phrase, the more it irritated me. I wanted to know what the man in the moon was actually made of. A bit of research on the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum website told me the much more interesting reality, and a new we are stardust...

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