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Call me Ingmar , or Pauline even, but now I feel I can Look through a glass.. but not at all Darkly … as Louise Durham’s driftwood sculptures beset with jewelled glass are anything but dark.

Louise returns to our garden with her beautiful driftwood and stained glass sculptures and my life falls into the realm of Alice in Wonderland again. Catching the sunlight through their portals of red,yellow , blues and greens I fell like a rainbow has fallen to earth and been cunningly wrought into her work.There are true colours of Venice captured in a  moment !


About Louise :

In her own words ” I am never happier than when I am tucked away in my workshop playing with shiny glass.”


Her stained glass sculptures are made from recycled groyne wood, each piece unique in its shape and form. Each piece is made with love, bringing together the character of the wood and the colours of the glass.  Like stained glass windows in churches, these sculptures have a spiritual presence, transforming any outdoor space.  The true magic happens when the light hits them and they come alive, with the colours radiating onto the wood and into the garden.


Read all about Louise , contact her and see more examples of Louise’s work  on her website www.louisevdurham.com

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When autumn comes a calling with her auburn locks all touseled and our grasses are whipping like witches ,the rare shafts of sunlight are magical indeed and to see them refracted through coloured glass like  jewels and rare diamonds is a pleasure indeed . So Paul and I are very pleased to welcome  Louise Durham  to our garden with her dynamic stained glass  driftwood sculptures.

Come and see how  beautiful they look in the garden catching the last rays of the sun shine as it hollers through the grasses as the sun drops at the end of the day. Even during these sunny autumnal peaceful days the light catches the rainbow colours and boundless colours shimmer across the heleniums and asters. Real magical gem stone bling !

Lousie’s work can be seen in our garden right up until our last open day on 14th October 2012. Her website is www.louisevdurham.com.

some how I think we are going to find that illusive pot of gold at the end of the rainbow !

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