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PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION #SAVETHEMALTHOUSE

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The landlord of the Malthouse Emporium has decided to invoke the 3 year break clause in the lease of the Malthouse Emporium in order to set up his own business hub. This will mean that he is effectively putting at risk the livelihoods of around 100 other small businesses to enable him to do that. it is utter madness and makes no sense whatsoever. As one of the traders there it will have a hugely detrimental effect on my business. Please help us all fight against this closure by signing the petition. we can't let these bully boy tactics take...

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Frenchic Chalk Paint Bloggers & Press Event

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So Wednesday 28th June was another exciting day in the world of Doodledash. The owners of Frenchic are always striving to improve the awareness of Frenchic to the world and today was a pretty amazing way to do it. Hosted by Frenchic's PR company, Belle PR, it was held in a swanky loft room in Soho, London. Lots of bloggers and press people were invited to attend and boy did they, in numbers! I was very honoured to be one of the three Frenchic Stockists that were asked to attend to demonstrate some of the techniques achievable with the products....

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Chalk Paint - Shabby Chic Piano

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Chalk Paint - Shabby Chic Piano

I was delighted to be approached by The Piano Shop, Bath to work on a shabby chic collaboration with this oak, barley twist piano. We decided to keep it quite neutral, to appeal to the largest market, and plumped for one of the Frenchic greys with a white wax finish to enhance all the fabulous detailing. It's been great working on something a bit different and I'm looking forward to further collaborations with the Piano Shop. Maybe, we'll go for a shade braver next time!      

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Doodledash opens at Yarnton Antiques Centre!

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Doodledash opens at Yarnton Antiques Centre!

You can now find Doodledash at Yarnton Antiques Centre! Whilst I was away in France and Belgium, on a brocante buying trip, I received a phone call offering me a space at Yarnton Antiques Centre. So a mere 7 days later we were setting up our new unit with a few statement pieces of furniture and the majority of the items I brought back from the continent. It's a great centre, based on the Yarnton Nurseries and Shopping Village site where you can find a garden nursery and cafe too. Just a few miles north of Oxford, its easy to...

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Reloved Magazine

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So, if you are a reader of Reloved Magazine you might just spot me on page 29 in this months publication! The Editor, Lou Butt, interviewed me about my experiences of shopping on the continent at the Brocantes in France and Belgium. I happen to be off to Belgium first thing on Wednesday morning so make sure you follow me on Facebook and Instagram as I'll be keeping you all updated on my exploits! Au Revoir! :)

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