Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Trick or Treat

 Happy Halloween!!
What have you all got planned on this very wet Halloween? Scary ghost tours, Fancy Dress Parties, Digging out your favourite scary movie? 
We're hoping we might get a spooky treat in cupcake form. 
Don't let their scary appearance full you! These gruesome little cupcakes are delicious to the core!
Made by the talented guys and girls at Cuckoo's Bakery,  
You are sure in for a treat when you visit their little tea room and bakery on Dundas Street.
How many guys and girls out Trick or Treating will be lucky enough to get one of these little guys? We're hoping we are! Watch out for those ghosts and ghouls tonight! BOOOooooo!!!

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Bring Your Dancing Shoes!

Us girls down at the Red Door Gallery like a boogie every now and again and when all proceeds go to charity it's even better!
Why not get yourself down to the City Cafe this Friday night 27th October and help raise money for the St Columbas New Build. 

 Peter Holmes of Beseated is organising this charity event in memory of Joyce his machinist, who sadly passed away two years ago. Joyce loved music and a party so lets celebrate her memory and help raise funds for the St Columbas New Build. 
It's going to be a club night like the good old days where all music on the night will be played on vinyl.

Dust off your dancing shoes and we'll see you on the dance floor!

The City Cafe, Blair Street, Edinburgh
Friday 27th October 2012, 8pm-Late
Tickets £10- Available from Peter (call/text) 07899854252
please purchase tickets in advance and present on the night

Sunday, 21 October 2012

He knows what love isn't!

Here's another nod to a Swedish band, we've gone mad for Sweden! This is Jens Lekman! He's onto his fourth album now 'I Know What Love Isn't' so you might have already heard of him? Check out the title track above and if you ever get a chance to see him live....go for it, you won't be able to stop your self having a wee boogie! If you like this, it's also worth checking out Blood Music too, he's even collaborated with First Aid Kit!

Friday, 19 October 2012

Make an #owlmask tonight with @awoodentree #museumlates

We are just super excited that A Wooden Tree has agreed to work with us on tonight’s Museum Late’s event – Behind The Masque. Kirsty and The Red Door Gallery team will be there to help you create your very own owl mask with some of the beautiful craft papers Kirsty’s magpie-eye has sourced for the project. We were lucky enough to try out a couple of designs in the woods yesterday – Twi – Twoo!
If your heading to National Museum of Scotland, please come and find us in The Animal World Gallery, we have a mini exhibition of A Wooden Tree’s brand new creations! If you are not able to make it along in person, then don’t feel left out, just click here to see her new works online now!

Sunday, 14 October 2012

A Dedicated Follower Of...Devastee

Do you love illustration AND fashion?! Yeah!? Us too! That's why the french design duo Devastee are so ace! Francois Alary the brains behind the drawings and Ophelie Klere the brains behind the design, combine their genius to create dark and sinister garments with a cheeky twist all in the strict palette of black and white, all pretty wearable too! Too die for....

Friday, 12 October 2012

@countryhomesmag - You Light Me Up 2!

Sunlight on Closed Lids Light Me Up (2)

 We are just pleased as punch to see this beautiful spread in Country Homes & Interiors.  Their November 2012 magazine has a fantastic spread themed around perfect printing, a title which we wholeheartedly agree fits with Sunlight on Closed Lid’s newest print “You Light Me Up (edition 2)”. Our thanks go to Sally Denning, the Feature and Stylist behind the article for listing our Red Door Gallery as the place to visit for the ever popular Sunlight on Closed Lids collection of greeting cards (£3), posters (£10) and prints (£16 – £25 ).
To see more designs by Kate Holiday, the talented illustrator behind the strikingly unique design work of Sunlight on Closed Lids, head on over to her pages on our online shop.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Colour Me Fun!!

These Fantastic Crayons from Colour me Fun have arrived in the Gallery. These little guys are hand poured and made from 100% non-toxic wax, perfect for the little ones in your life or release the big kid in you and get out that colouring book!
Our favourites are these cheeky little Robots and one of our favourite childhood toys The Lego Bricks.
What's your favourite?
Available from our online shop or why not stop by the gallery to see the collection and many other fun products.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Quick I need the First Aid Kit!

Hey there everybody! We just wanted to shout about our new crush on singing duo First Aid Kit! Check out the video and you might see why we have been playing these other worldly harmonies in the gallery non-stop lately! Their recent album is super super lush!

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Dedicated follower of...Holly Fulton

We've been wanting to blog about Holly Fulton's gorgeous work for a while now, and it seems that since she was first on our radar she has gone from strength to strength!! Deservedly winning awards for her beautifully decorative garments and graphically embellished accessories inspired by amoungst others, Art Deco architecture and powerful iconic woman . It's been amazing to follow the rise in recognition of Holly's designs, as we have been big fans since the early days!Check her out and have a good look at the detail in her prints, it's jaw dropping!