As I look outside on the wind and rain and contemplate putting the heating on I realise how very lucky we were at the weekend. Taking a bit of a gamble we decided to hold a BBQ party on the May Bank Holiday weekend. We had a very apprehensive few hours Saturday morning as we… Continue reading Shabby Chic Style Bank Holiday Party
Retro G Plan Fresco Dining Chairs 1970’s. My current project is a very different in style not shabby chic but Retro. I first saw, and fell in love with, the fabric on a visit to Bell House Fabrics in Cranbrook, Kent; a wonderful shop with a huge range of beautiful, high quality, fabrics and helpful… Continue reading Now for something completely different – Retro Style Chairs
One thing I love about painting furniture is the fact that you have the freedom to create different styles. With the various paints and fabrics available the options are endless. Breathing life back into a piece of furniture that is sadly now out of fashion is very rewarding. I am currently working on two very… Continue reading Restored to be Adored creates two very different styles
This pretty french style Bureau with it’s elegant Queen Anne legs has been painted inside and out with the wonderful Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Country Grey & Old Ochre Country Grey; This cool soft neutral is a great foil for other colours and a classic choice for painted furniture – Annie Sloan’s description Old Ochre; This faded… Continue reading For Sale ~ French Style Bureau
Cloth & Clay Mid-Winter Market Stalls. 21st & 22nd November 2015, introducing the stall holders and makers. Source: INTRODUCING OUR MAKERS….
Source: Fabric Heart Tutorial
We have recently moved and unfortunately my treasure hunting and upcycling activities have been taking a back seat. We have been out today to http://www.notcutts.co.uk/ looking at summerhouses to create an nice workshop space. I would love a Sheppard’s Hut, Suffolk Shepherds Huts have some beautiful ones available ~ http://www.suffolkshepherdhuts.co.uk/ , but sadly Steve isn’t that keen… Continue reading Update on Activities and Stock Levels