Update on Activities and Stock Levels

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 and on a practical level I am sure I would … Continue reading Update on Activities and Stock Levels

Homemade Milk Paint Experiment

Milk paint is increasing in popularity and becoming a real contender to chalk paint.  I have being using various brands of ‘chalk paints’; Autentico, Annie Sloan I’ve also dabbled with Wicks own brand paint however I fancied trying something different for my next piece.  I’ve been hearing a lot about milk paint and thought I would investigate further. I definitely won’t be painted these beautiful … Continue reading Homemade Milk Paint Experiment

Shabby Chic Original Lloyd Loom Ottoman with Cath Kidston ‘Spray Flowers Cotton Duck’ fabric

Description A stunning upcycled original Lloyd Loom Ottoman. This pretty and practical piece has been painted in White pure and natural paint chalk paint and reupholstered with new sponge and beautiful Cath Kidston ~ Spray Flowers Cotton Duck. The fabric has been treated with Dunelm fabric protector http://www.dunelm-mill.com/shop/fabric-protector-spray-110937 . As this set has been hand painted there may well be signs of texture, so it … Continue reading Shabby Chic Original Lloyd Loom Ottoman with Cath Kidston ‘Spray Flowers Cotton Duck’ fabric