Gold has made such a massive comeback. A few years ago, if it wasn’t silver or platinum it was deemed gaudy and old fashioned (and not in a good way) and banished to the back of a cupboard or stuffed inside a bin bag for the charity shop. I can’t recall when it happened and… Continue reading The Midas Touch
I have just started doing workshops, for anyone who fancies learning how to use Chalk Paint or needs a hand achieving better results. Contact me via my Facebook page here or email me at email@example.com for more information or to book your place! They take place at my shop, based at Unit 3, Chilvers Coton… Continue reading Chalk Paint for Beginners Workshops
I was interested in the Dictionary definition of the term ‘Shabby Chic’. Here’s what they say: Shabby chic (/ˈʃæb.iˈʃiːk/) is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age and signs of wear and tear or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an… Continue reading What Is Shabby Chic?
You may remember a picture of some beautiful vintage handles I posted a couple of months back… Well, they are now firmly back in position on this stunning little chest of drawers. This was my first project using Mulberry by Vintro Chalk Paint. Absolutely beautiful and a dream to paint with as always! I’m keeping… Continue reading Mulberry
We’ve been in the house one week and one day and I won’t lie to you; there have been far too many boxes in my life. But they are now ALL unpacked. Woo hooooo! Our ‘new’ house was built after the Second World War, in 1947. We’ve lived in older places; our rental property was a… Continue reading Moving: Part II
It’s a New Paint Day! (Honestly, only fellow painters will understand…) This is Vintro Chalk Paint’s ‘French Navy’ and I’m using it on a little vintage cabinet I picked up from a local charity shop yesterday. It’s going on a treat. Watch this space if you’d like to see the finished article. Vintro Chalk Paint’s… Continue reading French Navy
When you’re a Shabby Chic-er you get ridiculously excited by the arrival of new paint. This is my first order of Vintro Chalk Paint; I’ve got French Navy, Pearl and Mulberry and I cannot WAIT to try them out! And no, I’m not going to be painting any flags.
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