Contemporary Editions

‘Up Rose A Cloud’, by Michael Muir, 2014 For regular readers of Lottie is Loving, you will know that I have an absolute passion for art.  I save up all my birthday and Christmas wishes for art and am convinced that it is the perfect way to celebrate life's milestone events. So you [...]

April 29th, 2015|Art|

Princess and the Pea Cake

I found the Princess and the Pea cake in this book titled Simply Perfect Party Cakes for Kids, by Zoe Clark. It is a very beautiful book full of imaginative and gorgeous cakes for kids. I highly recommend it. For the purpose of this tutorial I have not shown the steps for how to make [...]

April 26th, 2015|Food & Entertaining|

Storybook Birthday Party

Another year has flown by and last month was Pippa's 4th birthday.  I am usually reasonably well prepared when it comes to things like kids parties, but this year after a month of overseas guests, I was left flat-footed when my Mum (who was visiting) excitedly mentioned to Pippa that it was her birthday the following week.  I [...]

April 26th, 2015|Entertaining, Food & Entertaining|

Healthy Candy Bar

Over the Easter period we did a lot of movie watching.  We are so rarely in Singapore during the school holidays that I think the kids were just thrilled to be home watching TV and playing in their rooms.  One of the movies we watched was Hop.  A tale about the son of the Easter [...]

April 22nd, 2015|Food, Food & Entertaining|

Boutiques Fair

Stoneware dinner and dessert plates, available from Stylodeco This weekend is the Boutiques Fair, a chance to grab your friends and head down to the F1 Pit Building for a little (or a lot of) shopping.  If you are anything like me, your weekends are usually filled with kids activities, interspersed with driving in the [...]

April 20th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Scene Shang

The Maverick armchair, EMBRACE ME cushion and SHANG System cabinet in ER Combination.  The Banker Desk Lamp pays homage to 1930’s Shanghai.  Perfect for the study or by the bedside. Beautifully crafted in glass and marble. 1930's was the 'Paris of the East', an east meets west melting pot in one of [...]

April 15th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Leila Jeffreys

'Pete' by Leila Jeffreys The Singapore Affordable Art Fair is almost upon us and one of my favourite artists will be represented for the first time this year through OTOMYS. Leila Jeffreys is an Australian based photographer who is well known for her portraiture of birds. Her first exhibition was in 2010 and [...]

April 13th, 2015|Art|

Still Life

'Morning Glory' by Kirra Jamison Still life feels like proper grown up art.  When I was growing up we had an oil painting of a bowl of fruit in a fairly ornate frame hanging in the hallway.  Far from being a still life from one of the greats, it was in fact painted [...]

April 1st, 2015|Art|