Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2009«

Boot rack

May 31, 2009


I used to wonder what people were going on about needing boot racks and mud rooms on these American home programmes, until we owned a dog…now I get it. This installation in American White Oak is designed to help manage the pile of boots and coats that are cast aside on returning from walkies. It […]

Claire’s Marmalade Tea Loaf

May 29, 2009


This is my version of a ‘Derbyshire Tea Loaf’ as featured in the Fabulous Places Blog. Make a pot of tea for you and your cake. Drink a cup yourself and pour another cup of hot black tea over: 5oz sultanas (I don’t like candied peel or raisins but use mixed dried fruit if you […]

Walnut and Lime

May 29, 2009


Tired of the tangle of necklaces and earings lying around the house, Ed designed and built this beautiful jewellery box with American Black Walnut and a base of Lime.

Spring Seedlings

May 29, 2009


These are the Pak Choi Seedlings back in April 09. Now they are big enough for us to use them in salads. We may let some graduate to be proper plants soon. In contrast these are the last of our winter vegetables that I have just harvested. Savoy Cabbage, Curly Kale, Broccoli and Purple Sprouting […]

Welcome to the Things We Make Blog

May 29, 2009


Ed and Claire like to make stuff. Furniture, food, flowers and any number of other things. Take a look and see what we have been up to. We are new to blogging so it may take us a while to add some interesting stuff.