Heather from Growing Spaces December 19, 2016 22:23

Not so long ago I was asked by House of Fraser to do a blog post and a VIP workshop making luminary jars. Not only did I have great afternoon with free rein to pick myself a sack of stuff from the HoF Christmas department, but I met Heather Young, my latest #mondaycraftcrush.

Heather is a successful interiors journalist, the blogger behind Growing Spaces and the kind of fun but kick-ass woman I'm always really pleased to meet.

Growing Spaces Heather Young

My luminary project was created with non-crafty types in mind, but as ever there were lots of unexpected creative ideas popping up in the group. Heather's paper townscape was like her blog - crafty, creative and epicly stylish.

 Growing Spaces Ikea cracker hack

There are many reasons I love her blog so much. One is that it mixes my two favourite hobbies of creating a beautiful space to live in, and creating things with my hands. But what makes it stand out is that Heather, like me, has two kids in her life, as well as her own freelance work and a heap of ambition for living in a home that reflects her and her family well.

Heather Young of Growing Spaces home office

It's no mean task, but her blog is full of achievable but inspirational projects. Some blogs make you feel like a mess. Growing Spaces makes me feel like I can actually achieve the home I'd love

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