Making Spaces

As our homes become even more multi-functional, we require clever ideas to free up much-valued space where we need it most, and innovative solutions to create continuity within our living spaces. But, making clever use of space is best left to professional designers and this is where Haddington-based Forever Spaces can help. Formerly known as…

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Butterfly Splendour

With her magpie instincts and expertise at turning trash into treasure, Allanna Alexander has worked her unique creative magic in both her home and her business. Cocooned half way down North Berwick’s high street you’ll find Madame Butterfly. Step through the door and it’s like stepping into another world. French flea market with vintage aesthetics…

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The Lazy Summer Guide to a High Vibe Life

You’re a heart-centred, spirit-led, light-loving, conscious being that gets the importance of raising your vibration. Or you want to be. Or you have no clue what any of that means, either way we’ve got you, high viber! 1. BEDROOM | Without getting all spiritual, create a conscious space with meaningful things, like crystals. Pop them on…

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Time & Tide Turns Ten

As Time & Tide celebrates its tenth year in North Berwick, owner Ewan Douglas reflects on the last ten years. Time & Tide is ten years old – having opened our doors for the first time at No 48 High Street on 9th May 2009. The banking crash had just occurred, it was a period…

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Paint with a Conscience

Edward Bulmer is a man with a mission and a conscience. His two passions – interior design and environmentalism – come together in the form of Edward Bulmer Natural Paint. Edward Bulmer, architectural historian, top interior designer and founder of the eponymous brand, Edward Bulmer Natural Paint has just added 20 new colours to his…

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Clever Spaces

Spring is the time to declutter, upgrade and really reorganise your living spaces. Spring has sprung and with it comes brighter mornings, lighter evenings and a new lease of motivation. There’s no better time of the year to have a good clean and a good sort out of your home. Yet, decluttering the kitchen, living…

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Just Your Type

Be a person of letters — they are having an interior design moment. There’s something going on with home decor – it’s all about words. Fifty years ago, the closest anyone came to such a thing was an embroidery of a small house with the words “Home Sweet Home” above it. But flick through the…

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Candles of Hope

Laura Wilson, founder and creative director of Laura Thomas Co, along with her family has teamed up with charity, Classroom of Hope, to help raise funds to build a school in Cambodia in 2020. Laura roped in her young daughters to the cause as she wanted them to become involved in a project and do…

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Happy New You!

This issue Hayley Flangan tells us to make ‘Japandi’ our spirit animal for 2019. Simple, minimal, calm and natural are all elements we associate with the Nordic trends of recent years, and far from discarding them we are extending their reach to include a little Japonism, this year. An odd mix you may think –…

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