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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Lets Talk Waffle

As the temperature rises, we ask linen expert and Laura Thomas Co Founder and Creative Director, Laura Wilson for her top tips on transitioning your bed from winter to summer. 1. Ditch the Duvet As the temperature rises, get rid of that duvet. Use a fitted sheet on the mattress and a flat sheet on…

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A Touch of the Hamptons Comes to Gullane

Those dreaming of settling in Gullane can finally visit a new development and picture their futures in two newly-launched showhomes designed with a coastal influence. Marine Rise, located in the popular coastal village of Gullane, is the latest East Lothian development by CALA Homes (East). Situated on the historic site of the village’s former Marine…

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Spring Clean your Workspace

Hayley Flangan tells us how a workplace clear out can also declutter your mind and improve productivity. 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 with the average person spending around 40 hours…

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