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Tulips

Did you know that if you place a 2 pence coin (or similar) in the water with yout bunch of tulips they will stand erect for days! Try it Below are some of the tulip designs in our range, and … Continue reading

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Apples

September is the start of the harvest and after such a wonderful summer we have bumper crops to gather. I have been bottling plums using a recipe a friend has given me. Plum Compote Cook 1kg of plums with 200gms … Continue reading

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A Georgian Lady’s Dressing Table

The dressing table mirrors of the late 18th century were often draped with muslin or other diaphanous material. I have never heard a definite reason for this but there are several prints and paintings showing this trend. Many of the … Continue reading

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Worcester Factory

We have a new card C241 showing Worcester cups from the Georgian period.   Dr Wall and his 14 partners purchased Lund and Miller, a Bristol china factory, in 1751. The early pieces were very much influenced by Chinese imports … Continue reading

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Collective Nouns for Animals and People

Here is a little more on the collective nouns design. Several people have asked me what inspired the collective nouns wrapping paper and cards. Firstly when my children were small they had a Ladybird book called ‘The Ladybird book of … Continue reading

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