Like a kid in a candy store…..

Kid in a candy store
Kid in a candy store
I’m a sucker for braid, trimmings and all things that can enhance the wrapping of a parcel…..When we came across this little stall, we were in heaven. After much pointing, measuring, cutting and winding,the owner of the stall seemed extremely pleased as we left laden down with bags of the stuff. There is going to be a good offering in Domestic Science come Christmas. I think we made his day!


Annie Sloan Chalk PaintTM – Decorative Painting Courses

Annie Sloan Workshops

We’re running two Annie Sloan Chalk PaintTM Beginner’s and one Advanced Workshop in June and July so, if you’ve ever been interested in knowing how you can use Annie Sloan Chalk PaintTM to transform pieces of furniture, here’s your chance to find out.  

No need to bring anything with you – we’ll provide you with tuition, paints, brushes and aprons; just come and learn with us!

Tuesday 9th June – Beginner’s Workshop
Friday 26th June – Advanced Workshop
Friday 3rd July – Beginner’s Workshop

Full details on our Facebook Events page.

Hacked Off!

We certainly were, when we found out that someone had hacked into our website and was sending spoof emails all over the place.  So we’ve got this blog going while we’re thinking about building a new website.  Hope you enjoy it – why not start following Libs as she sources lovely things for the stores!

Faded, Painted & Loved

We’ve found these lovely dovecotes, hand made in England from good quality thick reclaimed pine, with pine roof shingles. They are available in small two tier, small three tier sizes or medium three tier, perfect for wine bottles!

Each dovecote has proper internal divisions between the compartments so they can be used not only decoratively, but as a home for birds and are sized for small, medium or large birds (such as doves).

Dovecotes are also available in other sizes, proportioned for birds or wine -just ask us if you’d like us to order one for you.

Email us or call 01453 833123.

Zinc Top Tables

We LOVE these tables.  Perfect inside or out – imagine a gorgeous meal outside with friends at one of these tables…

They are made from zinc plated steel in several styles – dining, console, demo-lune, cafe, etc.  Not only practical, but these look better and better with use.  We are very happy to order any we don’t have in stock.

Prices from £145.

Email us or call 01453 833123.