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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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Using Iron Orchid Designs Decor Products

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Using Iron Orchid Designs Decor Products

IOD Décor Stamps For anyone who hasn’t used the IOD Décor Stamps, they are essentially what they sound like. A stamp. Similar to a stamp that you might’ve used as a child- but magical. The IOD Décor Stamps have the power to transform an item that you found on the side of the road to an item that you will have to convince your husband you didn’t spend your entire monthly budget on. Yeah, that good. But wait- there’s more. The IOD décor stamps aren’t just for furniture and home décor, you can use them to transform your food art...

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Frenchic Finishing Coat

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Frenchic Finishing Coat

Frenchic Finishing Coat - The Magic Potion!   Did you know that water resistant Frenchic Finishing Coat (FC) is nicknamed 'The Magic Potion'? Why? Because it has a multitude of uses! Yep, it serves as a Finishing Coat that can be applied over painted or unpainted pieces by using sponge or brush leaving a slight sheen; it also helps prevent bleed thru by applying a couple of coats over a pesky bleed; extra protection over a high traffic area, as a primer before painting a potentially bleedy item or metal; as an image transfer medium; it can be mixed with...

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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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