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Flickering flames of an open fire

There's nothing quite like warming your hands over an open fire while toasting marshmallows on sticks on a damp and chilly November 5th. The colours and patterns are stunning. They remind me of these - do you see dancing flames, acer leaves or, as someone pointed out...

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Autumnal Drum Shade

I'm working on a few bespoke lampshade orders this week.  This is for one of my most loyal customers - a lovely couple who are on their fifth commission in as many years. They'll soon have an ArtShade in every room of their house! This drum is for their master bedroom...

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The Big Draw 1 – 31 October 2008

This year sees the 9th Big Draw - a campaign to get everyone drawing. 1000 venues throughout the UK including museums, galleries, schools, libraries and community centres are offering activities enabling anyone and everyone to take part.  Experiment with pencils,...

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I love conkers

The conkers are dropping!  Autumn just wouldn't be the same without going hunting for conkers.  I still find collecting them irresistible.  There is something about their shiny mahogany richness peeping out of the dull dry husks that gets me every year. The common...

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  1. Craft Works – Royal Porcelain Works Worcester

    November 9 @ 9:00 am - November 11 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Designed for Christmas

    December 4 @ 10:00 am - December 15 @ 4:30 pm
  3. RHS Malvern Spring Festival

    9th May 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12th May 2019 @ 6:00 pm