Monthly Archives: February 2016

Latest Painting Project – Edwardian Secretaire.

This Edwardian secretaire was a labour of love.

I really wanted to transform it from its original dour state to a piece that would shine in a room.

I chose Autentico’s Wilderness chalk paint for the exterior under which I painted Sailor Blue as the two colours work brilliantly together.

Once the piece was waxed I lightly distressed the paintwork so that hints of the blue paint would show through.

The interior I painted using Annie Sloan’s fabulous Primer Red.

The perfect contrast against the green and I managed to source a key tassel in the same Primer Red colourway.

The original leather insert was badly damaged so I replaced it with a piece of navy felt and edged it with a lovely vintage green braid.

Currently For Sale – £425.00

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Until next time..

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Fashion Friday – Cropped Kick Flare Jeans.

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My personal choice of jeans this summer.


Latest Painting Project – Vintage Dining Table.

Not one to miss out on buying an extendable dining table, as discussed in a previous post, I couldn’t resist this gorgeous piece.

The fact you can extend the table to your desired size is a bonus but also the curved lines are what make this table all the more attractive.

An elegant piece of furniture with beautiful reeded splayed legs on claw feet.

I chose Nearly Black chalk paint for the top and Earth Stone for the legs.

The top has been protected with a matt, water resistant varnish and the legs have been waxed then given a lightly distressed finish.

Now Sold.

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Until next time..


Fashion Friday – Maxi Cardigans.

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Maxi knitwear is my sartorial choice for this chilly Friday.

 

 


Latest Painting Project – Dining Table.

As I’m sure I’ve said before, extendable dining tables are such a good investment for those of us with space issues.

This is a lovely example plus it comes with added benefits; this table splits into two lovely hall or console tables.

I can envisage the tables placed either side of a fireplace with identical mirrors hung above each one.

Or for its intended use, it makes a fabulous kitchen/dining table.

Hand painted using Linen chalk paint, waxed and lightly distressed legs and the top has been protected with a clear matt varnish.

On original castors.

Currently for sale £325.00

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Until next time..


Fashion Friday – Neutral Palette.

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Wrap up in neutrals this Friday.


Fashion Friday – Chic Scarf Styling.

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Casual yet chic.


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