This is my place where I can record my year of creative projects – past and new.

2021 begins with so much hope and anticipation – not least as we move to beautiful Shropshire and a lovely old barn to bring to life.

Beginning this January, I am rifling through all my project notebooks that will supply the weekly blogs and online courses – soon to be viewed here and on my blog page FRUITFUL LIFE

SPRING TIME 2020 – 2021


Head over to Fruitful Things to see what’s happening…….


Kitchen pantry

There is a large pantry, built in under the kitchen stairs, that intrudes into the room.

Although we are a few months away from planning a new kitchen, we have decided to take down these stud walls and space in a room is every bit as important as the furniture and fittings – it creates the feeling of freedom and calm
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Sitting room fireplace

Our sitting room is graced with an ugly, very inefficient fireplace with blackened bricks and paintwork, evidence of a great deal of smoking over time. It’s coming out to be replaced by a wood burner. Nigel has taken off the mantel, that revealed a rather lovely old beam, and knocked out the the large bricks. … More Sitting room fireplace