Upcycling

DIY Bottle Lamp

I love the shape of the Hendrick’s Gin bottle, it’s one of those Bottles that you hang onto and don’t want through it into the recycling because it’s got too much potential. How to make a DIY Bottle Lamp What you need:  An empty Hendricks Gin Bottle A Large Bulb A bottle lamp Kit   Cricut […]

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How to make a Colour Wheel

How to make a Colour Wheel Colour is the most important thing to my work. I think colour is everything! It is the difference between, liking something and LOVING something. The colour wheel is a great resource to have no matter what creative career you are in. The colour wheel is a great way of […]

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What does low VOC paint mean?

Low VOC paint

What does low VOC paint mean? VOC stands for volatile organic compounds And I hear you whats does volatile organic compounds even mean?. When paint drys it emits gases. Most off-gases from painting happens the first 6 months after application and can release more for a number of years. The VOC gases contribute to Atmosphere […]

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Best Furniture Paint

Top Furniture Paint Brands I have been painting furniture of over 10 years, literally have painted thousands of pieces of furniture in that time. I am really obsessed with the painting process and getting the best finish. There isn’t a paint brand I haven’t tried. I jumped on the chalk-ly style paint band-wagon and quickly […]

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Woodworm in furniture

woodworm

  If you’re just sitting down for your breakfast/lunch or supper, I suggest not to read this blog post right now. This isn’t to give you the Heebie Jeebies, just to keep you aware. Most of the time woodworm is treatable so it’s going to be ok! What is woodworm? Woodworm is a larvae that […]

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Furniture for Upcycling

furniture for upcycling

Furniture for Upcycling Where do you go to find it and what exactly are you looking for? Places to go. The main places I would to find furniture for upcycling are:  Charity shop Charity Furniture warehouse Second Hand Furniture Shop Car boot Sale Vintage shops Online market places like facebook marketplace, Done Deal, adverts  etc  […]

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Upcycling Furniture Ideas

Upcycled Furniture with wallpaper

Are you stuck for some Upcycling Furniture Ideas? I have been painting furniture for over 10 years,  so here are some of my favourites.  If you hop onto my pinterest page after this blog post you will find loads more      Upcycling Furniture Ideas for Chairs Never underestimate a plain timber chair painted. You […]

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Upcycling Furniture without sanding

Sanding Upcycled Furniture

Do I really need to sand when up-cycling furniture? There are loads of paint on the market that have the no prep appeal. Upcycling furniture without sanding sounds amazing but is it as easy and just skipping this step? You don’t need to sand and go straight in with the paint with no prep? Why […]

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