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Latest Project – Nursery Chair.

I was asked by a customer if I could source a suitable chair for her impending baby’s bedroom.

She already had a fabric in mind which was Peony & Sage’s beautiful Fudge Hare linen fabric but she didn’t want to use it all over so I suggested a few ideas and she opted for the one seen below.

I chose an Ian Mankin Olive linen with a natural linen to compliment the Hare fabric.

So sweet.

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Stripes – The Bigger The Better?

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After 0033. What use to be an old galley kitchen, is now a modern hip an cool bathroom. As seen on HGTV's, "Gen's Ren"

Go bold or go home.


Latest Painting Project – Windsor Dining Chairs.

A set of lovely Windsor kitchen chairs with shaped seats and spindle back.

Hand painted Earth Stone, a lovely grey/brown colour.

Waxed and lightly distressed finish.

Perfect for that country kitchen look.

Currently for sale £240.00

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Until next time..


Latest Painting Project – Vintage Sideboard & Victorian Hall Chair.

Sideboards come in all sorts of shapes and sizes but one thing they all offer is fabulous storage space.

This piece in particular has two central curved drawers and two cupboards with shelves.

Perfect for storing a multitude of items from linens, crockery and cutlery to towels and bedding.

I chose my ever faithful Belgian Stone chalk paint for the exterior and Nautique for the interior to add that pop of surprise colour.

Waxed and lightly distressed.

Currently for sale £295.00

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This hall chair had my name on it.

Odd chairs are such useful pieces to have around the home; to display your favourite cushion, somewhere to throw your post in the morning, an extra seat around the dinner table if required.

I chose Pigeon Grey paint for this chair, such a beautiful colour that would work with most colour schemes.

Waxed and distressed finish.

Currently for sale £60.00

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Until next time..


Paint The Town With Red Stripes.

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I am waiting for a gorgeous Victorian slipper chair to be upholstered in a red linen stripe that I will post soon.

You can see from these images how versatile the colour red can be.


Latest Painting Projects.

There is something lovely about round and oval dining tables where everyone can talk to each other rather than being restricted to chatting to the person next to or opposite you, unless you choose to shout across the table or play musical chairs.

This particular antique table has a lovely carved stem and legs on castors which I painted using Earth Stone chalk paint and chose a complimentary colour for the top, Nearly Black paint.

Waxed and distressed finish then a buff to create a lovely sheen.

Seats 6 and is currently for sale at £275.00.

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So this is my first bureau I’ve painted and I rather love it.

A perfect stylish solution for the home office and I could even see it in a bedroom or sitting room.

Again I chose another of my favourite paint colours, Nearly Black for the exterior and a contrasting colour of Duck Egg for the interior.

I gave the brass ring pull handles a good clean, waxed and distressed the wood so that the geometric pattern on the front of the drawers really came through.

Currently for sale £255.00

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The carvings on this fabulous mahogany bedside cabinet really came to life now that they have been painted and distressed.

I used Almond chalk paint then waxed and distressed finish.

I also love the deep inner drawers with brass handles, perfect for storage.

For Sale £175.00

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This Edwardian drawing room suite is so romantic.

I can visualise it in a bedroom or an amazing dressing room.

Stunning carving detail and lovely choice of fabric.

For Sale £525.00

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A beautiful set of 4 early Victorian sycamore balloon back chairs which are in fabulous condition and are for sale – £240.00

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More deliveries arriving today, until next time..


Latest Projects – Upholstered Furniture & Other Bits

Alongside painting vintage furniture I love sourcing vintage chairs and giving them a new lease of life through fabrics and trims.

Here are a few of my more recent projects.

Victorian wire frame slipper chair, upholstered in Thornback & Peel’s Blue Rabbit linen.

Currently for sale £675.00

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I couldn’t resist this sweet tub chair and chose this beautiful pheasant linen fabric to go with a piece of tartan wool I had.

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This vintage sofa was beautiful as it was, so I decided to sell it either as it was or offer a re-upholstery service.

It actually sold as it was.

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This pheasant and tartan chair was a commission piece from the original tartan chair.

I sourced a bedroom chair and tartan to compliment the customer’s room.

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An antique Wedgewood Game Pie dish with beautiful detail.

Currently for sale £175.00

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A pair of Edwardian chairs I couldn’t part with.

A gift to me.

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This gorgeous pheasant fabric is proving to be very popular.

This lovely footstool was shipped off to Scotland as a Christmas present for a customer.

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This cabinet is a home project.

I’ve always wanted a display cabinet to house all my glassware so I installed an LED lighting system and hey presto.

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I bought a collection of Johnson Bros Rose Chintz pottery that sold to a very happy lady who collects floral tea sets.

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This elegant style chair has been reupholstered using a Sanderson Manilla fabric and piped in black velvet.

A modern twist on a vintage chair.

Currently for sale £375.00

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This was a commission piece using the pheasant linen combined with my customer’s family tartan.

Happy to report she was thrilled with the final product.

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