Monthly Archives: April 2015

When is a ladder not a ladder ? When it’s a book shelf or shoe rack! Well there’s a thought! Finding alternative and creative uses for the most humble, yet practical of items is always fun . We hope you like some of our favourite ideas. – Photo ladder – Lamp stand – Book shelf […]

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To me there is nothing more evocative of freedom, power and companionship than a horse. I have loved the horse for as long as I can remember. I had a poster as a child of Red Rum on my bedroom wall and I kissed his nose every night before I went to sleep. I’ve been […]

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We shouldn’t be afraid of colour in our homes. A painted wall is fine but a wallpapered wall is a beautiful thing. Long gone are the days of woodchip paper which could hide a multitude of sins and then be impossible to remove if you fancy a change. The modern day wallpaper can give a […]

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Last week I was busy looking at archive photos of Petersfield and the cattle market in particular. I was struck by the huge change over the years, not of the town layout but by the fashion. The fashion for hats! Every single man, woman and child wore one. A hat was so part of everyday […]

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Victorians loved to collect and display objects of opulence and curiosity. To facilitate that purpose and desire the glass dome was created. This would allow the object to be displayed and viewed from all angles without the need to touch, nor dust I suspect! Many a dome was used for displaying taxidermy, a small bird […]

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