The Blanket Box
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The Blanket Box

We are very busy in the shop at the moment with customer commissions.  Lots of people wanting items given a lick of paint in time for Christmas.  This blanket box is in the shop today waiting to be collected.  The…

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Creative Family Home by Ashlyn Gibson
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Creative Family Home by Ashlyn Gibson

I was recently sent a copy of Creative Family Home by Ashlyn Gibson to review.  I am always on the lookout for beautiful books on home decor and style and I can tell you this book does not disappoint. A…

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Something to be said for a lie in
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Something to be said for a lie …

Since opening the shop I work 6 days a week.  Four in the shop and two days as a school secretary.  Leaving the only “day off” Sunday, to clean the house, catch up on the washing, spend quality time with…

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The wood burner
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The wood burner

The nights are drawing in and there is definitely a chill in the air.  I do love this time of year but I also dread it because of the cost of the heating bills.  We try to put off turning…

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Hellooooooo I’m back !
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Hellooooooo I’m back !

So I thought it would be a good idea to pop off and become self hosted, combining my online shop and blog.  I thought I was being a very clever bunny but it turned out it was far too complicated…

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