Archive

December 2019

23/12/2019

Happy Highlights from 2019

Wow. What a fantastic year for our team! In just 12 months we have accomplished so much, from winning two prestigious awards and Lucy’s special royal gift, to opening a third gallery and launching exciting new products. Here are some of our best bits… A Special Painting for HRH the Princess Royal… Lucy was delighted and honoured to present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as a gift to HRH the Princess Royal as a memento of her visit to the Yorkshire Dales. HRH was the guest of honour at a special... Read More

16/12/2019

Lovely Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Christmas has a habit of creeping up on us, doesn’t it…? Whether you’ve started your Christmas shopping a little late this year or are still looking for that show-stopping gift for someone special, our galleries are brimming with exciting stocking fillers and last-minute gifts which are anything but drab and dreary. Stop by and be sure of a warm welcome, our gallery team are on-hand to help you find an impeccable gift while you enjoy a hot drink and perhaps a mince pie. Strolling Home Collection Lucy’s Strolling Home artwork... Read More

14/12/2019

Tips for Hosting House Guests this Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and one of the best parts of Christmas is celebrating with family and friends. However, entertaining guests means adding a few extra things onto your ever growing ‘to do list’ which can bring added stress around Christmas time. Really wow your house guests this year with these top tips for hosting Christmas visitors! Give Your Guests a Warm Welcome This means creating a clean, warm inviting environment. No doubt, you’ll be doing a thorough clean before the guests arrive. Start with the communal areas... Read More

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