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The best thing about Ghent is the fact that it is a mix of young, highly educated creative, green entrepreneurs, local, well-rooted, fun loving gourmands and newcomers from all over the world who are warmly welcomed by openminded people in all the different neighbourhoods. (Photography by Dorien Goossens & Thierry Van Dort)



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Learn how-to make pom poms with La Casita in Brooklyn, New York.




We're getting creative with the new Lomo'Instant camera from Lomography for today's Craft Test and showing you how to take some arty long and double exposure shots, give your camera a washi tape makeover and recycle a leather bag into a lomo camera strap.



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Come behind the scenes at Tamara Kate Designs and tour Tamara's sewing room in Quebec, Canada.

I love the natural light that floods in two windows & a large door. I keep these bare of window coverings at all times to have the most sunshine possible, which I thrive off of.




Megan from LushtoBlush recreates the modern style of fashionista Olivia Palermo.

Olivia Palermo's style is fresh, clean and modern. She always looks put together. Whether she's taking her dog for a stroll or walking the red carpet, her looks are always incredibly chic.



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Cook some baby back ribs and a lamb rump salad with Cocoa Amore in Leicester, England.



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Blair S.

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We head to Seattle, Washington to meet Blair from Wise Craft.

How did you find CO+K and why did you join?

I'm not sure how I first stumbled upon CO+K, but I was immediately down the rabbit hole of fantastic projects. I love the diversity!!!


What projects are you currently working on?

I am prepping to teach online in March (exciting and scary), hopefully working on a new book in 2015.

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Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers

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We chat to Christine, give you a chance to win the book and learn how-to sew a pleated skirt.

Hi! I am Christine Haynes and I’ve been sewing for over 30 years. I currently have my own line of vintage-inspired sewing patterns, I teach sewing in Los Angeles and at conferences, and I have just released my fourth book! It’s all sewing, all the time here at my studio.

Also known as the Curator of Cute, Samantha is a colorful cut-paper illustrator and macrame artist from New England. She's the author/illustrator of two crafty (knotty!) how-to books: Parachute Cord Craft and Hello! Macrame. Typically lingering around the New Hampshire/Massachusetts boarder, Samantha can be found painting/cutting papers and tying knots at her studio at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, Massachusetts. Yes, you may call her Sam.

(Photography by Daniel Mathieu of Devezon)


Lee Rose recreates the cosy and artistic style of a Gypsy Vardo for this week's DIY The Room.

When I think of the Gypsy Vardo I think mostly of texture and space. With less space comes more need for storage like the suitcase table or the thrift store baskets. Tiny accents like sugar skulls and lavender stars add to the fortune teller aire without taking up much space, and lots of bowls act as open storage as well as decor. The hanging chair leaves valuable floor space open and holds comfy patchwork pillows. The rug, curtains, and lampshade finish off the textural circus, and keep the gypsy wagon feeling like a portable home.



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