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Upcycling your furniture

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Upcycling your furniture

A lick of paint is one of the quickest and easiest ways to update your home’s interior. That’s no different for furniture, which can be truly transformed by high quality chalk paint brushes. Whether you’re looking to revamp an old pine chest of drawers, an end table, bookshelf or a fabric chair, this guide will explain how to upcycle your furniture with chalk paint in eight steps. Upcycling Using Chalk Paint 1. Pick Your Brush When you’re using chalk paint, you’ll always get better results with the right paintbrush. Although you can use whatever you have lying around in your...

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Prepping furniture for chalk paint painting

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Prepping furniture for chalk paint painting

How to prep your furniture for chalk painting. A quick tutorial on what to use and how to do it! If you have any questions please do join my Facebook Group Doodledash Creatives Banbury

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Reducing brush strokes with chalk paint

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Reducing brush strokes with chalk paint

The main reason you get brush strokes on your work are: Brush quality Too much paint on your brush Using too much pressure when painting. Here's a quick video talking through technique whilst painting with chalk paint: If you have any further questions please do join my Facebook Page Doodledash Interiors and message me! You can find Frenchic paints and brushes here in the shop section of the website

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2019 A Review

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2019 A Review

Looking back at photos on my camera of 2019 makeovers and these ones in particular were a lot of fun. Using Frenchic Chalk & Mineral paint throughout my upcycling projects (I'm a stockist, of course!) has made it a pleasure. Adding Iron Orchid Design products into the mix now is really getting my creative juices flowing and I'm looking forward to bringing new workshops to the studio in 2020. If you are interested in seeing what workshops I currently have on offer just take a look HERE  

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

Our kitchens are the one room in the house that gets used and abused on a daily basis. It's the hub, where we all congregate and share food, drink and stories.

It's the one room that estate agents will tell us can help sell a house and it's the one room where it's common place to spend thousands. 

But what if you haven't got thousands to spend? Does that mean that you have to put up with an outdated kitchen space? Not any more!

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