Paint disasters

We spent some time trying out paint in on a sketch book at home some weeks ago. While we were at Auchenard over the weekend we thought we would double check to see if the paint looked any better on the wall of the living room. Guess what – it didn’t! Back to the drawing…

Major changes afoot

As I mentioned yesterday we now have a scaffolding tower outside the house. As if the builder want to out-do the roofers we have two inside! Plastering has started in the upper bedrooms, so things will be looking very bleak & brown around here for a while. Bleak and brown but oh so smooth. The…

Real life inspiration: green & grey

At the end of last week we attended a ceremony in Edinburgh at the Signet Library. I love these old stately buildings with their (wait for it) super tall ceilings, huge windows, feeling of space and bold colours. This grey is what I would love to achieve at Auchenard: I sat listening to the speakers…