Claire Cotterill is a fine art mosaicist with 18 years experience of designing and producing mosaic installations to commission in public and residential environments. She works closely with a range of clients to achieve their vision and each bespoke commission is a unique work of art. Following design consultation, tiles of the highest quality are cut and placed by hand to produce beautiful and durable mosaic which will enhance any interior or exterior environment in which its installed. Bespoke mosaics add a unique touch to kitchens, bathrooms, floors and gardens, there are limitless applications ! Commission as a gift for that special occasion or even take part in a course at her studio at The Custard Factory, Birmingham, learn new skills and create your own !
Using the indirect, Italian method of mosaic construction, Claire designs and produces mosaic in her studio. Mosaic is then installed in situ, affording the minimum disruption during installation. Claire has considerable experience of working with architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners and other designers and has an excellent track record of delivering commissions on budget and within given timescales.
Cathy Wright has worked in textiles for 14 years, focusing on handspun yarn, dyeing and embroidery. She is the owner and founder of Lazykate, a company specialising in educational workshops, consultancy and textile art. Her workshops include beginner, intermediate and advanced spinning, as well as dyeing and creative embroidery. The classes are held in locations in the North West, as well as online.
British Ironmongery specialises in the supply of vintage and traditional handcrafted door and window furniture for the period home. Choose from a large selection of high-quality ironmongery products such as door handles and door knobs, all manufactured using traditional methods here in the UK. Each piece is handcrafted and available in a large range of finishes rarely seen elsewhere. These include widely available finishes such as wrought iron and polished brass, to more obscure finishes such as aged and antique brass, antique nickel and oil-rubbed bronze.
The new Travel Kadai is the perfect present
– a fabulous portable Firebowl BBQ in one.
Complete with stand, grills, tongs and
duffle bag price at £98. Ideal for trips to the
beach, camping or family outings. Add the
Kadai Cookware Set including skewers, lid
and grill tray to receive a FREE leather
glove price £149. Be inspired…
Situated in the ancient market town of Cowbridge, a visit to Happy Days Vintage Homestore is a must for everyone loving vintage, antiques and interiors.
We offer a delightful shopping experience with a fantastic range including a tea room all under one roof.
We are open 7 days a week
A former country residence and the wartime officers’ mess of the 617 ‘Dam Busters’ Squadron, the three-star hotel, boasting delicious food and great service in a 30-acre setting, makes an ideal base for exploring Lincolnshire. Visit the historic city of Lincoln, discover scenic country walks, or test your handicap on the championship courses of Woodhall Spa Golf Club. Midweek special offers available Sunday to Thursday.
Zahli brings together an eclectic mix, fusing country house style with heritage design influences from around the world. Products are made by small teams of artisans using traditional methods and hand-finished by Zahli using high quality materials. Textiles and accessories are made in-house, using natural and vintage fabrics, many which are hand-printed. Zahli also source and renovate vintage items and can customise products to bespoke specifications.
At Lovelitter we resurrect the relics of everyday life to bring delight once again. All our vintage furniture and homeware pieces are individually sourced and hand-picked for their unique design and quality. A great selection is available online, or make an appointment to visit us at our South London arch.
Peter Lanyon offers a range of green wood furniture courses from the Devon Green Wood Centre on the beautiful South Devon coast. Courses include a two-day stool course, traditional country chair making, creative seating and even a dining table course. Using traditional tools and techniques, and local materials, you will craft a beautiful and unique piece of furniture to take home. All the courses suit both beginners, and those wishing to take the craft further.
Eddie from Blithfield Willowcrafts has been working with willow for years using the traditional skills and knowledge passed onto him by his father. Now he wants to pass these on to you! He runs 1 or 2 day courses at his workshop in the heart of Staffordshire, where you will be able to learn the art of basket making, willow sculptures or anything that takes your fancy.
Primrose is a family company specialising in irresistibly wonderful things for gardens. We've been delivering garden happiness for over ten years and think we're quite probably the largest online garden specialist in the UK. We hope that you'll find many beautiful and useful things that you didn't know existed, from stylish modern shade sails to traditional willow hurdles.
Orchid’s diverse collections are essentially Oriental, comprising restored Chinese antiques and contemporary hand-made lacquered wood furniture.
Orchid offers creativity and innovation through captivating furniture, lighting & accessories – all to enhance the individuality of the home.
Purchase in substantial London & Hampshire stores as well a website which simply oozes charm.
Located on the edge of the North York Moors, The Black Swan Hotel boasts a history like no other. Comprising of three houses – the black and white Tudor house, the Georgian house, and the Elizabethan house – the hotel has, for centuries, been extended to make it the popular go-to place to refuel, recover and relax you’ll find today. This destination hotel is also perfect for foodies, with its fine dining restaurant and an award-winning Tearoom.
Jackson Woodturners, the stair parts specialists. Stockists of brands such as Richard Burbidge, Cheshire Mouldings & Clive Durose. We also offer our own range of quality stair parts, which offer the same excellent quality at lower prices.
Visit our purpose built showroom in Sheffield to view a wide range of styles, or shop online from the comfort of your own home at www.jacksonwoodturners.co.uk
Retroworld specialise in selling iconic pieces of Vintage Furniture, Lighting & Homeware from the 1950's - 70's. With ever changing stock arriving from all over the UK & Europe this really is the only Vintage Shop you will need to visit!! Selling to individuals, interior designers and T.V.& Theatrical companies for over 15 years retroworld has a wealth of knowledge that can help you find that all important piece that will finish off your Vintage look. With many happy customers you are assured of both quality vintage pieces and great customer service. Viewings at their Warehouse is by appointment or go to www.retroworldonline.co.uk and follow the link to to find what they currently have for sale in their ebay Shop.
The BathVA markets held at Green Park (the former railway station) offer 70 stalls selling antique and mid-century furniture, vintage fashion and jewellery, home wares, curiosities, decorative accessories, silverware, books, collective vinyl, militaria, Arts & Crafts and much more. First and last Sunday of each month. Free Entry.
Founded in 1876, Fellows is one of the UK’s leading auction houses, holding over 120 sale each year. As specialists in a variety of fields and with an auction to cater for every need, its continually changing inventory makes Fellows a hub of excitement for lovers of watches, jewellery and antiques. Visit the website for free valuations and upcoming auction dates.
Creating and teaching are ingrained into the daily life of award winning Textile Artist Dionne Swift. Based in Holmfirth, nestled in the Pennine Hills Dionne runs exciting drawing, printing and sewing workshops: day classes and extended 5 day summer schools. Yet if you can't make the trip to Yorkshire there's a fantastic offering of workshops ONLINE www.workshops-online.org : learn from the comfort of your own home and get all the feedback and support you need from your fellow students and enthusiastic tutor. NEW - Lampshade making with free machine embroidery.
Weft Blown creates weather-inspired, handwoven fabric for you and your home. From its Craft Town Scotland studio in the Ayrshire coastal town of West Kilbride, it teaches people of all ages how to weave their own cloth and spin their own yarn. Classes range from one-day beginner weaving or spinning to three-day table-loom workshops. Go along and make your very own cloth and yarn.
Chatsworth Estate is pleased to present
a range of high quality garden furniture
for sale. Each piece is made to order and
sizes/designs can be altered to suit.
Commissions also taken. Item shown is
House & Gardens seat.
Learn to paint with Oils using the Wet on Wet technique. Here in the Cotswolds Karen Underwood teaches the Gary Jenkins wet on wet technique. Karen is a Jenkins Certified Teacher. Her mentors are Gary & Kathwren Jenkins. the Jenkins Wet on wet technique is suitable for the novice hobbyist as well as for the experienced artist wanting to learn this exciting technique. I am sure you will agree this is a vibrant exciting painting technique to learn!
Karen holds classes in her studio. Classes can be booked through Karen’s website, she also sells Jenkins Books, brushes and paints.
Based in Manchester and exporting across the globe, Castrads manufactures the highest calibre of cast iron radiators. Suppliers of heating systems to Claridge's Hotel, Carnegie Hall and Westminster Abbey as well as tens of thousands of properties across the UK. Custom built radiators at off the shelf prices. View the complete range online or at one of four showrooms across the country (London, Manchester, Frome and Rugby).
The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited is staging 5 boutique-style antiques events across the country throughout 2015 with the new addition of The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair in West Sussex from 8 - 10 May. Set up in 2003 by Ingrid Nilson, these events are now important fixtures on the quality fairs circuit. For more information go to www.adfl.co.uk
Space is a wonderland of mens and womens quality vintage clothing, retro homewares, 20th Century design furnishing and much, much more. Set over two huge floors, in central Harrogate, Space includes a cafe bar, contemporary art, even a music store and was shortlisted for Best Vintage Store at The National Vintage Awards 2014. If you can't make it to Harrogate, check out the host of gorgeous items on our just launched website.
Woodwards Leather specialises in making quality bags and accessories. Based in the North East of England we have been in the profession collectively for over 40 years. Each bag is handmade: cut from selected pieces of leather and hand sewn with strong threads. We often customise our bags making unique bespoke products. Everything is made especially for you. Ask for free leather samples; visit our website or call to order.