Home is Where the Hearth is

This winter make your house a home by creating a cosy, warm and attractive feature with a stunning fireplace or wood burning stove, supplied and installed by local business, Stoves & More. When it comes to the winter there is nothing quite like the heat of a fire to stave off the cold and keep…

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Hyggelig (Hoo-Guh-Lee) Moments

This issue Hayley Flangan tells us, as we head into the dark autumn and winter evenings, the need for light, bright, and airy moments becomes even more pronounced. I know we haven’t quite put this word to bed yet and yes, you may be over it.  But perhaps we haven’t quite got the hang of this…

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Waxing Lyrical

There’s no doubt about it, gorgeously scented candles are the ultimate interior accessory. I joined designer and candlemaker Laura Wilson at her North Berwick headquarters to learn how to make a soy scented candle. Stepping into Laura Thomas Co Headquarters, a wave of delicious scents assail my senses. The workshop table is set with jars,…

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Relaxed Summer Living

Summer is here, bringing with it a whole new set of decor trends to transform your home. It’s the perfect time to embrace design which creates a care-free, relaxed vibe to your living space. For 2018, designers are moving away from the hot tropics in favour of more classic botanical styles, which convey a natural…

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The C Word

Laura Thomas Co’s Kate Armstrong asks is it too early to mention the C word? If you’re like us, at Laura Thomas Co, you’ll already be thinking about the busiest season of the year. But, I can hear many of you groaning – who actually wants to think about Christmas in August? Well, before you…

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Artistic August

August in North Berwick is all about art and culture and NØRDEN is the place to get your piece. With a curated selection of talented local artists, you’re bound to find affordable, original artwork you’ll want to give pride of place to in your home. 1. Tom Pidgeon | the iconic one 2. Rachel Seago…

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F is for Father’s Day

Mother’s Day may get the lion’s share of the glory, but dad needs love too. Here are our top picks for the perfect Father’s Day gift from Gullane’s Old Smiddy… Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 17th June – put it in your diary) and dads around the country are standing in front of mirrors,…

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Colour to Dip your Toes Into

In this issue, Hayley Flangan brings us the colour story of summer – think fresh air, cool breezes and sunny afternoons. Colour you’ll definitely want to dip your toes into! From pale pastel blue, to aquamarine, from a bright klein hue, to a greenish celadon and even inky indigo; blue is the colour story of…

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