On my recent trip to London last month, I spent the afternoon exploring the area of Forest Hill- south London. We went along to the Grand Opening of Stag and Bow, purveyors of craft, history and haberdashery!

Photo during refurbishment from Stag and Bow

My talented brother has prints and cards displayed inside. It was so great to see it all layed out together in the store and have him proudly pose next to his work.

Laurence and sleeping cities. Check out more of his work here.

Cyrus and Pascale with their favorite ribbons.

More of the gorgeous vintage items below…..

So many beautiful items

Buttons – YEAH!

A treasure chest of yummy jewelry

Vintage paper heart bunting.

The Stag and Bow also host creative workshops so if you live in the local area, contact them for more details here: info@stagandbow.com

AND just around the corner, a little art community quietly resides down a cobbled street. Such joy to find that the open studios were on that day and we took a little sneaky peaky into some gorgeous studios and saw some lovely creations. Find out more about Havelock Walk here.

Beautiful glass work by Eryka Isaak, just one of the many talented artists on Havelock Walk

Have you explored a new area of town lately? What did you discover?