Light Fantastic

Another must have in a home is light, an element that is simply never going to go out of fashion… Underused in dreich and dreary Scotland, I am afraid, although we are slowly learning from our know-it-all Scandinavian neighbours! VELUX┬« windows, a Danish company, of course, are always a stunning addition to any home. Easily […]

Vinyl – it’s back!

A brilliant, but seldom thought of way to add colour to your home is on the floor… Love the pink vinyl flooring in this kitchen Look carefully – it actually has a sparkle through it…a sprinkling of glitter The owner of this kitchen can’t get enough colour – love it! Anyone feeling slightly less brave, […]

Cotterell home

Love the colourful and eclectic home of Lorraine Cotterell, which Douglas photographed for House Beautiful magazine recently. Lorraine is co-director of Cotterell & Co the well known lighting and furnishings design store, with branches in both Glasgow and Edinburgh and a growing online presence as well. Lorraine’s home was her family home where she was […]

Seaweed Bath anyone?

You all know me by now, my favourite hang out – Fletchers Spa – when I am not working away as Her Indoors or playing tennis, this is where you will find me – any excuse… It all started when I was invited to an ‘information evening’ at Fletchers, by my good friend, Rebecca O’Connor, […]

House Dress

Unless you have an unflinching eye and a very strong sense of style, there is always going to be a moment when you could definitely do with a sounding board, a really honest opinion and some fresh, original ideas to help you make the most of your home. Professional help can pay for itself. The […]

A Spoonful of Vintage

Had a wonderful Saturday – The Vintage Vendors opened their doors in St Stephen’s Church in Stockbridge…had a great time…tea, cake and vintage knick knacks… …wonderful atmosphere! Seriously considered buying this beautiful painting from Swedish vendor Bra Bohag A fishing scene set in the South of Sweden…exactly where Wallander is filmed… Douglas did buy me […]