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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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DIY handmade wrapping paper

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DIY handmade wrapping paper

Want to create something special for your friends & family this Christmas? How about some hand printed wrapping paper!  Brown kraft paper is cheaper than shop bought and also recyclable so not only are you being creative but also helping the environment.  All the goodies you'll need, bar the paper, can be found in our shop, or here online.   What are you waiting for...go create!   Many thanks to PK Creative for producing this video.    

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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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Pimp your pumpkins!

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Pimp your pumpkins!

Halloween fun with pumpkins! So who saw the ITV This Morning programme with Phil & Holly the other day. They were pimping pumpkins and featured Frenchic Frensheen to help add a touch of metallic sparkle to your creation. I decided to have a go at doing mine and took photos of the process along the way.  Items needed: Pumpkin Frenchic Lazy Range Loof Frenchic Gold and Silver Frensheen Frenchic Clear Wax Iron Orchid Decor Mould - Feathers and Wings Iron Orchid Air Dry Clay   As I have just become a UK Stockist for the fab Iron Orchid Designs Decor...

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