Blue and White China

Blue and White China

An image of a quick watercolour sketch of some of Gill’s blue and white china on her pine dresser…

New Web Address from 8th January 2016

New Web Address from 8th January 2016

A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ACROSS THE GLOBE. We now have a new web address for the Dove Cottage Studio website. We are now http://www.lovedovecottage.com. You shouldn’t need to change your existing bookmarks as our original address (http://georgejohnstewart.com) will still work. We also have our Art & Lifestyle ideas site […]

A Merry Little Christmas

A Merry Little Christmas

Another year and the Christmas season has almost passed.This year I chose to decorate Dove Cottage with natural silvery greens, whites and mercuried silver…and a subtle dash of red here and there for festive warmth. I have draped these lovely little candles over my trees for more than twenty years now, and hung the exquisite […]

Gill Stewart FLOWERSCHOOL – Christmas Wreaths and Candle Pots

Gill Stewart FLOWERSCHOOL – Christmas Wreaths and Candle Pots

@FlowerscapeGill @LoveDoveCottage. Amazing day at Corrie House launching ‪#‎GillStewartFlowerschool‬. Already organising a follow-up for early 2016. Great work by a lovely group of students… We had a wonderful day today at Corrie House, and thanks to Joan, Barry and Julie for the amazing space and their warm hospitality. All our students produced beautiful work to […]

Gill Artwork Update

Gill Artwork Update

Despite appalling weather, car breakdowns, illness, worry, stress, damp, cold, flooding and alien invasion*, it is life as usual at Dove Cottage Studio. So, as we prepare for Gill’s Christmas Flowerschool at Corrie House this coming weekend, here is a glimpse at some other stuff Gill has been doing… *Not all of these calamities are […]

FLOWERSCAPE Christmas Flowerschool

FLOWERSCAPE Christmas Flowerschool

Gill is fulfilling an ambition on 13th December with the first step towards creating Gill Stewart FLOWERSCHOOL as an offshoot of FLOWERSCAPE. Gill has demonstrated her flower styling on a number of occasions over the years, but with the invitation from Corrie House at Craobh Haven to show how to create a Christmas wreath for […]

Christmas Bazaar at Christ Church, Lochgilphead – 6th/7th November 2015

Christmas Bazaar at Christ Church, Lochgilphead – 6th/7th November 2015

George and Gill will be at the Christmas Bazaar in Lochgilphead on the evening of 6th November, and all day on the 7th, bringing new Artwork for sale and featuring Gill’s Flowerscape Christmas We will be opening our Kilmartin Studio soon to display new paintings and gifts for sale. Details announced here and at the Christmas […]

Autumnal bouquet in subtle sumptuous plummy-berry tones

Autumnal bouquet in subtle sumptuous plummy-berry tones

Here is Gill’s recent post on our LOVE DOVE COTTAGE site. I was truly delighted to be recommended by One Fab Day to design and create the flowers for a photoshoot at Horetown House, Ireland. My brief was to design an Autumnal/Winter styling with flowers and foliage in a natural and slightly wild way…completely up my […]

Return to Argyll

Return to Argyll

After much agonizing, we decided that the time had come to return to Argyll. Reasons are many and varied – as they were for our decision to stretch ourselves in new pastures. Our time in County Wicklow has been tremendously rewarding in so many ways, and we leave behind friendships strengthened and now much missed […]

LOVE Dove Cottage

LOVE Dove Cottage

Since 2009, Gill and I have been Dove Cottage Studio for our artwork, and more recently, when we sold The Oystercatcher Gallery, Gill has been Gill Stewart Flowerscape for her wedding and event flower styling, while my photography has been By George! Images. Artwork can be seen at George Stewart Artist and at this website. […]