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Latest Painting Project – Hall Table.

I painted this elegant hall table using a bespoke mix of chalk paints to create this lovely grey/blue colour which I then finished with both clear and black wax.

The black wax enhances the lovely details such as the reeded legs and curved front drawer.

A great paint colour that works with most colour schemes.

Currently for sale £175.00

(Click on Shop link for more details)

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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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Latest Painting Projects.

I can never let a Pembroke table go by.

They are just so handy!

They can be used as a console/hall table or as a dining table for four.

This particular one scores extra points as it has a faux drawer at one end and an opening drawer at the other.

I chose Nearly Black chalk paint for the top and Country Grey for the legs.

Opted for a heavily distressed and waxed finish.

Currently for sale £225.00

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All my previous dressing tables I posted have now sold and I have just finished this next piece which is currently available.

It has beautiful oval brass handles, tapered legs on castors and a bevelled edge mirror with original glass.

Hand painted using both Linen and Almond chalk paint to create an aged look.

Waxed and lightly distressed finish.

Price £195.00

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Working on lots of vintage projects this week including a sideboard, dining table, wardrobe, bookcase and more.

Until next time.


Latest Painting Projects.

Tables, tables, tables.

One piece of furniture I can always find a home for.

This particular piece would make a perfect hall or console table.

Easy to move around as the legs are on castors, useful storage with two drawers and lovely shaped legs.

Painted using French Linen chalk paint and given a distressed finish.

Currently for sale £195.00

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This antique pine cupboard is such a fabulous piece of furniture, could be used in various rooms of your house to store linen, toys, crockery, shoes etc etc!

Hand painted using Duck Egg chalk paint, waxed and lightly distressed finish.

Currently For Sale £295.00

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Not surprising that this beautiful Victorian sofa sold quickly.

Walnut frame, gorgeous carving detail, seats 3 comfortably.

If only I’d had the space…

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Another fabulous antique pine cupboard that again would make the perfect linen/toy/ everything but the kitchen sink type of cupboard.

Painted using After Rain chalk paint and I replaced the handles with a pair of beautiful amber glass ones which really set the cupboard apart from others.

Currently For Sale £325.00

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Until next time.


Latest Projects.

Tables, you can never have too many in my opinion.

They come in all shapes and sizes and serve many purposes.

This particular table I spotted is a mahogany fold over table that was once of a day used as a cards or games table.

Today it makes a wonderful hall or console table that if required can also be used for a more functional purpose.

The top is folded in half and fixed to the base via a wide circular peg then if you want to open the top you simply lift it off, open it up and pop it back on.

I painted the base using Annie Sloan’s Country Grey, gave it a heavily distressed finish then a coat of clear wax.

The top was painted in Annie Sloan’s Graphite chalk paint, waxed and distressed finish.

For Sale £225.00

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This gorgeous 1940’s sofa didn’t hang around for long.

Beautiful as is but would also look lovely upholstered in a plush charcoal velvet.

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Continuing along the green theme, I purchased a vintage footstool and wanted to use a Designers Guild luxurious velvet alongside a vintage braid I’d bought.

I asked the upholsterer to do a really deep button back which looks fantastic and the cabriole legs were polished up a treat.

For Sale £275.00

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This sweet vintage bedroom chair has been upholstered using Peony & Sage Fudge Hare linen combined with Ian Mankin’s Sage velvet and Sage linen stripe.

Turned legs and button back detail.

A statement piece that would suit many colour schemes.

For Sale £425.00

Commission pieces also available, please enquire.

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Future painted pieces include a late Georgian large chest of drawers and a deep chest of drawers with brass handles plus new Gustavian style upholstered benches.

Keep an eye on instagram for updates.


Distressed Blue.

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Simple Lines + Beautifully Distressed Paintwork = Striking Piece.

Image via Pinterest.


Latest Painted Furniture Projects

I think it’s safe to say that Autentico’s Nearly Black chalk paint is up there as one of my favourite paint colours.

It is a lovely liquid looking black with a midnight blue hue rather than Annie Sloan’s Graphite which is a definite grey black, but just as lovely.

When I bought this vintage hall/console table I knew it had to painted Nearly Black to give it that modern twist.

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This beautiful small dresser was a lucky find.

Perfect for a country kitchen which is why I chose a fabulous pale blue paint colour that has a subtle green hue to it.

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This sweet trolley makes the perfect bedside table to store all your books.

Hand painted in Autentico’s Corfu White and given a distressed and waxed finish.

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This lovely bedding box painted Nearly Black was complimented by the Cabbages and Roses linen floral cushion.

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I painted this lovely cabinet in Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg chalk paint for the exterior and then chose a contrasting colour for the interior which is Annie Sloan’s Primer Red.

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My daughters have their eye on this solid pine chest of drawers.

I’m not sure if it’s down to the pastel colours or the sparkly glass handles, either way it’s a perfect piece for a girl’s bedroom.

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I am very excited to be a supplier of Emily Bond’s linen fabrics. inspired by animals and the countryside.

It didn’t take me long to get work with her fabulous collection.

Here are a few examples and there will be more to come:

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