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: Evoking Emotions With Paint Colours

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: Evoking Emotions With Paint Colours

While you might not realise it, colours and emotions are closely linked. Colours have the power to trigger emotions in us, and these reactions are rooted in psychological effects, biological conditioning and cultural imprinting. That’s why it’s so important to understand colour psychology and choose colours wisely when it comes to decorating. Certain paint colours can be used to create a lively and energetic mood (ideal in the kitchen or living room), while others can evoke calmness and relaxation (in the bedroom or bathroom, for instance). If you’d like to use colours representing emotions strategically throughout your house, here is...

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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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Preparing your furniture for painting

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Preparing your furniture for painting

Before you paint with Frenchic: One of the beauties of Frenchic is that you don't need to use a primer before painting but you DO need to prep! By that I mean that your item needs to be clean and keyed, be it a PVC door, kitchen cupboards, Grandma's old bureau or your Ikea table. The rule of thumb is to wash with sugar soap to rid of dirt, grease, grime, nicotine etc, rinsing well and thoroughly drying then lightly sand using a fine grade sandpaper or sanding sponge to 'key' the paint (to enable it to adhere). Wipe away...

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New Product Announcement - Frenchic detailing brushes

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New Product Announcement - Frenchic detailing brushes

⭐️⭐️NEW Detailing Brushes! ⭐️⭐️ Our Frenchic Detailing Brushes are a set of 4 smaller brushes for the decorative painter to reach the parts that other brushes cannot reach! ⭐ Handcrafted in Italy, they are ideal for using on ornate carving and finer detail when Frenchic'ing your furniture. ⭐ Made of quality, soft synthetic fibre producing a smooth and even finish, one set includes a larger flat, smaller flat, angled and fine point brush. ⭐ If you're planning on painting a bureau, for example, then these little beauties will be perfect for getting into the back of those pigeon holes! Available now HERE!

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