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

For Sale ~ French Style Bureau

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 darkened cream colour is evocative of old French painted furniture, … Continue reading For Sale ~ French Style Bureau