Shabby Chic Style Bank Holiday Party

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 put the finishing touches to the garden in the rain … Continue reading Shabby Chic Style Bank Holiday Party

Now for something completely different – Retro Style Chairs

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 staff.  These 1970’s chairs had been abandoned in the back … Continue reading Now for something completely different – Retro Style Chairs

Restored to be Adored creates two very different styles

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 different pieces, both dining sets were quality solid items when … Continue reading Restored to be Adored creates two very different styles