glasgow's cutest* tearoom and craft gallery

Monday, 14 March 2011

The Go Ahead!

Cripes! The moment has arrived where I've been told I can take the keys to my shop and start getting it ready for opening.
Why then am I not rushing to make calls and get everyone organised? Well, because I'm bloomin' terrified now. Until now I've been waiting on other people to do their bit now it is over to me and I am scared. It is now a reality. I'm setting up a business. Eek!
Best not to think about it too much though and just get in about it.
Stuart and I went here yesterday for tea and cake.
Loopy Lorna's Tearoom in Edinburgh. We just took a run through in the car in the afternoon and stopped to have tea and a slice of cake, just for research you understand. It was a busy place, empty tables only empty for a few moments before someone else came through the door in search of cake. I was happy to see it so busy and comforts me that people do really want tea and cake. Lorna's did feel quite different to what I wanted to do however, but it's all good research.
Right I'm off now to do some yoga then get onto the scary task as hand. Organising getting the doors of Cushion&Cake OPEN!!!


  1. OMG how exciting!!
    But as you say, how scary!!!!!!
    Just go with your own good instincts is all I can say - you have shown you have some great ideas, you have a strong vintage theme, and I think if the tea room/craft gallery shows ths strong theme then it will differ from anyone elses and be fantastic.Whats not to like? Vintage is so trendy at the moment.
    Oh and of course the scrummy cakes will help!!!
    I wish you all the luck in the world, and can't wait to hear / see more.
    Good Luck - am keeping my fingers crossed for you
    Gill xx

  2. Wow, I'm so envious! I'd love to have my own shop, I'm sure yours will be great full of delicious things to eat and buy! Good luck with everything and I can't wait to see pics. Any coffee shop/cafe seems to be busy nowadays so you'll have no probs!

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  3. Thank you to both of you. I made a couple of calls earlier and it looks like my building work can start next Thursday so look out for those before and after shots coming soon! xx

  4. Hey Pamela, I'm new to your blog and in fear of making you repeat yourself...where in Weegieland is your shop going to be?
    It sounds like it's going to be lovely, may have to pop through (from Livingston) for a cuppa and cake once you are up and running.
    Ali x

  5. Am so excited for you on your newe adventure, so excitd for you!

  6. It is very exciting. Just have to get on with it.


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