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Wych Elm Journal

Making a Homemade Wych Elm Journal

A Journal in the Making

By Mike & Gail Dixon

Elmus Glaba also known as Scot's Elm or Wych Elm

Ulmus Glabra, or more fittingly, “The Scots Elm” is a tree that has been ravaged over the years by the Dutch Elm disease and it is hard to find timber of practical size and use. A while ago I came across three twisted, bent and in places cracked boards. Despite all the faults the beauty of the grain hidden beneath was crying out for a special purpose. So I bought the wood, thinking they may come in for door panels and they have sat in my wood yard since then.

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Simply Super Ceramics

Simply Super Ceramics Cover

We really love these gorgeous mugs and bowls by Cumbrian potter Mary Chappelhow! The design of these ceramics is stripped-back and simple, allowing the hand-mixed glazes to take centre-stage.

Each piece is thrown by hand and is microwave, dishwasher and oven safe.

Prices start at £12.99 for the rounded mugs – you can find the range here.

Handmade Jugs- by Mary Chappelhow

Winter handmade Mug by Mary Chappelhow
Winter handmade Mug by Mary Chappelhow
Autumn handmade bowl by Mary Chappelhow
Autumn handmade bowl by Mary Chappelhow

 

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Set Off on an Adventure With Our Framed Prints

Beautiful prints, framed by hand using locally grown Scottish wood

We’ve got a wonderful range of framed prints available in store. Each print has been framed using our Bespoke Picture Framing Service in locally grown native hardwoods from the borderlands of Scotland.

Framed prints start at £49 and are available in our Dumfries shop and online.