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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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Ombre and blending techniques - take your projects to the next level!

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Ombre and blending techniques - take your projects to the next level!

Ombre with Frensheen Metallic powders Do you want to learn how to do this? Check out my upcoming workshop list...you could learn these fab techniques and take your projects up a notch! Book HERE!  

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Curing time for painted furniture

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Curing time for painted furniture

Curing time for painted furniture Whether you are a furniture painter or a purchaser of painted furniture you will have heard about a curing time.   But do you really know why painted and waxed furniture has to cure and what that means?   Do you know what happens during that elusive cure time and why it’s so important? Once paint is applied and sealed (or even if it has a built in sealer) it is always best to treat a piece carefully for about 30 days.    What Happens When Paint Cures Most of the paints that we use today for walls,...

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Pallet wood upcycle!

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Pallet wood upcycle!

Create a unique upcycled pallet wood notice board with Doodledash Interiors, Banbury.

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Image Transfer Tutorial

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Image Transfer Tutorial

One of the fabulous Frenchic products that I sell is the Finishing Coat. It is an eco friendly, water based varnish that is used to seal chalk paint. It can also be used in many other ways though, and this is one of them - image transfer! If you'd like to learn how to do this in a relaxed, friendly environment then register your interest with me for my upcoming workshops! The paint and products are available from me at Banbury Antiques Centre and Second Time Around, Banbury. If you'd like to join a workshop to learn this technique then...

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