Some new additions & where to shop art this weekend

A couple of new additions to this corner courtesy of Green Gallery in Buchlyvie.  I don’t know if I ever mentioned it on here before but I studied painting at The Glasgow School of Art many moons ago and, whilst I don’t practice right now, I still have a deep rooted passion for art.  Even working on this post got…
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An autumnal update

Gave the fireplace a little autumnal update – check out the full post over on the Laura Ashley blog. In the meantime I will just be resting my broken self as much a possible – turns out if you have a really bad chest infection and you cough really hard for a really long time you can separate your ribs from…
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Home tour – the patio

The patio…  where do I begin?  Well let me start by saying that I had the grandest of plans, the most ambitious of plans, particularly as I embarked on the project seven and a half months pregnant.  And then, if you follow me on instagram you already know, it went horribly, horribly wrong.  I have never been the biggest fan…
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Home tour – bathroom makeover – budget changes for a big difference

Sometimes the smallest of changes can make the biggest of differences. Let me preface this by saying that there was nothing wrong with our bathroom.  It has grey floor tiles, white wall tiles and an all white bathroom suite.  It is not old, it is not ugly, nor is it big.  But it was lacking a bit in the personality department. …
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Final piece in the adult puzzle – the buttoned footstool

What can I say other than that I have finally graduated into a ‘grown up’ home – I have a proper, upholstered, buttoned footstool.  The one key piece I never knew I was missing…  and yet I knew something was missing; the husband needs somewhere to rest his size thirteens and I need somewhere to park my G&T (ok, just…
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