Fresh vintage find alert!

     Finding something rare and beautifully simple always gives us a special buzz...   This time we discovered a gorgeous vintage German vinegar storage crock that stands almost 2 feet tall and still has it's original wooden tap.       

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Dusty Attic Finds…

    Sometimes you find treasure in the most unexpected places... We found these lovely oil paintings hidden in a box in a dusty attic. I can't imagine owning them and not putting them on a wall to enjoy! Right now we're enjoying them in the shop. I definitely prefer the one on the left. The […]

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Brown Paper Packages Tied up with String

Wrap creative this Christmas! A collection of inspirational ideas to borrow plus how to find hundreds more!

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Christmas Inspirations

Being in retail, we have to think about Christmas a long time before you think about it at home. So we've already had to work out what to do to add festive décor when we don't have space in the shop for a tree...

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Smashing Pumpkins – Beautiful Autumn Display using Websters Chalk Paint Powder

     "Call in and pick up some crisps while you're out love." We've all had those texts. But it was ok, because I was still ruminating over how to create a shop window display that incorporates the changing season AND Websters Chalk paint Powder. Thankfully, the answer came as soon as I popped into […]

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Blue & White: A Spring Colourway

     I've had my fill of grey. Grey skies. Grey clouds. Grey puddles. Mud on the lanes. You get the picture... But there are finally signs that the weather is changing. Ok, so I know that the hyacinths in the shop were forced. But there are others in my garden which are just starting […]

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All White…

One interior design theme that seems perennially popular is white. All white. I love chippy white paint on vintage pieces. It can’t be bettered. But could I live in an all-white home? Or even just a room? In this image I like the lovely bedside cupboard. The white paint and the slightly distressed finish bring […]

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