Category Archives: vintage

Dexter’s Garden Bench

This beautiful small bench came from a garage sale in our village. It sure was very shabby chic already and I thought I would not have to do anything with it, but after closer inspection it was obvious that the … Continue reading

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Autumn 2015

Little things 🙂 Materials: Annie Sloan chalk paint, clear wax.      

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Nursery Chair

Charity Shop bargain, only £8 but quite a lot of work.  Materials: Old White Clear Wax Painting accessories Fabric and upholstery accessories Visit My Work for all pics 🙂  

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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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Antique Chairs

I bought four more chairs… I know I haven’t finished my other projects yet but I just chad to buy these! Think I might be suffering from slight Shopoholism.. So I will start work on them tomorrow! Tomorrow is Saturday!! … Continue reading

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Last weekend..

I was working very hard for the whole two days on my latest projects 🙂 Lots of blisters, scratches and plasters later I finally made a big progress with French Louis chairs and Louis style desk. I am twitting a … 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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French Louis Chairs

This is a big project as the chairs (x2) are a fair bit damaged. I got them from my old friend eBay 🙂 Will have to sand down, get rid of the upholstery, and transform them completely.  Materials: Aubusson Blue … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Chest – Update

I changed my mind!! I knew I would… I was just not sure about the Coco… and so I repainted the chest in French Linen. Looks better right?

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