Category Archives: Living Room

Dining table and chairs

We decided to go through the sell-buy house again! I am super excited about it and can’t wait to start looking for our new home. So because our house is going back on the market we need a nice dining … Continue reading

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Summer 2015

Somewhere in between June and July 2015 I finally decided to shabtique this beautiful wooden storage box, which I bought on eBay few years back. Now that Dexter’s toy collection was growing really fast we needed something to put them … Continue reading

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New Year Projects

It seems like ages since I’ve been here, but believe me… I’ve been a busy bee! I decided to do my own Christmas cards and pressies this year, Shabtique Picture Frames, and they were loved by the recipients.   I … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Throne – update

I have transformed the throne again! I really didn’t like the way I upholstered it before so I decided to re-do it with a different fabric (my favorite French Toile de Jouy) and this time I used much thicker foam. Also … Continue reading

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French Louis style desk

I got this beautiful desk from a local charity shop. I am planning to paint it black & red inside. For the first time I will be using Farrow & Ball paint, and I am really looking forward to it … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Side Table

I am currently working on this lovely side table I got from eBay. I decided to make it a little ‘lively’ with the colour coming through distressing.  Materials: Duck Egg Blue chalk paint Old Ochre chalk paint Clear wax Brushes … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Throne

My dearest husband bought himself this chair in our local charity shop and asked me to Shabtique it. At first we decided to do the chair multicolored with the ‘Lichtenstein’ fabric but after discovering that the chair does not go … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Flower Stand

Found this lovely pine flower stand in my neighbors front yard… I knocked and asked if I could have it (of course) and they said yes! So I Shabtiqued it 🙂 Materials: French Linen Chalk Paint Brushes Clear Wax Sanding … Continue reading

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Vintage Console Table

I have completed today this beautiful console table I found on car boot in Cornwall. This table apparently dates back to 1800’s, I was not sure if I was going to paint it but after close inspection I found that … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Side Cupboard

Yet another eBay expenditure…  This one was quite pricey… But the work is now completed and ready to view in My Work 🙂 Materials to Shabtique it: Old Ochre chalk paint Old White chalk paint Cream chalk paint Clear & … Continue reading

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