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06/12/2019

Our Favourite Festive Family Traditions

Every family’s Christmas is different, but one common theme unites us all… we love a good Christmas tradition! Whether it’s something that’s been passed down generations, or a tradition you’ve started recently, it’s the little things that make this time of year memorable. Here are some festive traditions that our team enjoy in the run up to Christmas. 1. Baking Mince Pies There’s nothing quite like homemade mince pies! If you’re short on time and are cheating a little with ready to roll pastry, there’s a quick and easy recipe... Read More

02/12/2019

A Sneak Peek into the World of Lucy Pittaway… at Christmas

We’re into December and folk are starting to feel Christmassy, assembling the tree and dressing it with sparkly decorations and tackling their Christmas shopping. But here at Lucy’s head office, we’ve been getting into the Christmas spirit since April, with lots of planning, prepping and fine tuning in the months before the festivities begin. It all began on a sunny April afternoon, when Lucy was locked in her studio working on some new releases and her cheerful new Christmas cards… In the months that followed, our team was super busy... Read More

28/11/2019

Fun Christmas Biscuit Bakes

Our team has been getting creative behind the scenes! For the last few months, we’ve been baking, cutting, snipping and arranging props for our Christmas photoshoot. A lot of work goes into a simple photo – from sourcing baubles (which is very tricky in July…) to wrapping presents, assembling trees and baking Christmas biscuits. We thought we’d share this fantastic recipe, so you can get creative in the kitchen too! Snowman Christmas Biscuit Recipe Makes 20, Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins Ingredients: 125g butter (softened) 125g golden caster sugar... Read More

28/11/2019

Dashing décor for a very merry home this Christmas

When it comes to Christmas, there’s certainly no place like home. It’s the hub of many festivities, from entertaining friends to enjoying fond family traditions such as baking, decorating the tree and enjoying Christmas dinner together. Here are some of our favourite things to add the finishing touches to your home décor this Christmas, and really wow your house guests. 1. Brighten up your living space with vibrant wall art Whether your home is a traditional country cottage, charming Victorian terrace or contemporary apartment, adding some quirky framed art will... Read More

22/11/2019

Quirky Christmas Gifts for Cyclists

If you’re pondering what to get the cycling nut in your life this Christmas, look no further… we have a plethora of impressive gifts that are sure to surprise and delight your bike enthusiast. From show-stopping pieces of cycling art to quirky notebooks for the office and colourful cycling mugs to brighten up their morning cuppa. 1. Cycling Art for Christmas Shown above… UCI 2019 Road World Championships, Yorkshire – Part of Lucy’s UCI championships inspired collection, this piece shows cyclists battling towards the finish line in Parliament Street, Harrogate... Read More

12/11/2019

Win a Stay for Two with Dinner at the Wensleydale Heifer and a 15” Print

If you’re partial to a lazy morning in exquisite surroundings, you’ll love our latest giveaway! We’ve teamed up with boutique hotel, The Wensleydale Heifer, to run a fabulous competition. One lucky winner will receive a luxury winter escape and stunning piece of artwork from Lucy Pittaway. The chilly autumn evenings and gloomy mornings have well and truly set in, so this is the perfect chance for you to escape to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales to relax, unwind and dodge the winter blues. And you can choose a stunning piece of... Read More

11/11/2019

Christmas Gift Guide

We recently read that 43% of Christmas shoppers worry about buying the right presents, and 27% worry about having enough time to get everything done. So, we thought we’d give you a helping hand by compiling this grand gift guide with exciting suggestions for all kinds of recipients on your shopping list – from work colleagues to significant others. Christmas Gifts for Tea Lovers… Whether you know someone well, or hardly at all, a cheerful mug will be gladly received. We have a plethora of striking designs to take your... Read More

08/11/2019

Jolly Christmas Artwork for your Home

Whether your Christmas decorations are traditional or minimalist, fairy lights on first or last, Lucy’s dazzling new festive artwork is a beautiful addition to your Christmas décor. Her new artwork is inspired by couples spending time together at Christmas, shopping and relaxing by the tree. The Wool Shop depicts two sheep gazing through the windows of an old boutique as snow gently falls around them. Christmas Jumpers shows the couple sat by a Christmas tree, wearing their colourful new Christmas attire. Just as you might switch your cushions and throws... Read More

01/11/2019

‘A Northern Life’ New Collection Launch

Lucy Pittaway proudly presents her dazzling new 10-piece collection ‘A Northern Life’. It features famous local landmarks, from Teesside’s iconic Transporter Bridge and the Angel of the North to the quaint seaside town of Whitby and beautiful beaches set against historic castles and majestic harbours. The North East holds a special place in Lucy’s heart, and she has fond memories of growing up on Teesside with her father and driving past the towering structures and huge chimneys that are Teesside’s steelworks. Equally, as a graduate from Northumbria University, she has... Read More

30/10/2019

Easy Halloween Biscuits to Bake with Kids

Trying to keep the kids entertained this half term? Why not add to the spooky festivities of pumpkin carving and dressing up in ghoulish costumes, by baking these super easy iced shortbread biscuits? Cooking time is 15 minutes and they require just 3 ingredients! The recipe makes around 30 biscuits depending on the size of your cookie cutters. Simply half the mixture if you’d like to make 15. Ingredients 350g butter (at room temperature) 200g demerara sugar 400g plain flour + 50g for dusting 2-3 tablespoons apricot jam Ready-roll-icing (black,... Read More