Abacus Cards - Greetings Cards, Gift Wrap & Stationery
Welcome to the website of Abacus Cards. We publish a diverse and imaginative range of greetings cards, lovingly designed and created by our in-house studio and by an army of freelance artist, photographers and illustrators.
Before & After: Backyard Shed to “Small Piece of Heaven” Playhouse
When Soffia’s family moved into this house in Alftanes, Iceland six years ago she dreamed of transforming this small shed into a playhouse for her daughter and son. The shed, and her plans, lay fallow for years until recently when she harnessed her creative energies and unleashed them onto what she calls a “small slice of heaven” for her kids. Soffia tells us: Most items are hand me downs or thrifted, so this was made on a shoestring budget.
Well, hasn't the weekend ended on a different note from how it started, raining buckets rather than the radiant sunshine you can see we were enjoying on our way to the West Country on Thursday. The green skirt has been on holiday and much as I would like to tell you we went in style in this fabulous Morris Minor, we did indeed just borrow it in the car park in Frome! And how we enjoyed ourselves in Frome. Architecturally, it couldn't be more lucky, having lots of lovely old buildings and…
Orla Kiely Official Website - Bags and Accessories
The Queen of Prints - Shop Bags and Accessories at the Official Orla Kiely website. Uplifting and instantly recognisable products embrace our love of patterns, colour and texture.
Seaside hut of choice
Though neither a house nor a home, the beach hut gives free rein to the imagination to become a burrow, a Wendy house, a cave or a lookout upon the endless sea in motion.
Wood Stove in a Wood
. "PipSqueak" Sustainable living on a small scale Part One of Two (Part Two I will show the installation) I indicated in a recent post that I would take a look at some wood burning and multi fuel stoves. Here is a first post in that line. My good friend Brendan and I recently helped a mutual friend to purchase and install a tiny wood-burning stove in a mobile home in a small wood deep in rural County Kerry. The required specifications for the stove were: 1. It should be a physically small…
Relaxed garden summer house | Garden decorating ideas | Summer houses | Ideal Home
Looking for garden decorating ideas for summer houses? Take a look at the Housetohome.co.uk garden galleries for inspirational garden, balcony, patio and summer house ideas. We also have a selection of garden furniture and garden accessories
The lovely Lumley Summer House is a very enjoyable place to relax and enjoy your garden from. The timber cladding make it a building which can be painted in a number of imaginative designs. #SummerHouse #garden