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Revamp a vintage suitcase

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Revamp a vintage suitcase

If you've got an old leather suitcase, a very quick way of revamping it is to use Frenchic's virtually odourless, solvent and toxin free Browning Wax. Clean it down with sugar soap and then apply the wax all over before giving it a good buff up to a beautiful Frenchic gleam. Products available from Doodledash stores at Parson's Street, Banbury and also at unit 9, Banbury Antiques Centre.

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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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A quick mirror chalk paint upcycle!

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A quick mirror chalk paint upcycle!

So, you've got an old gilt mirror that you've had for ages but doesn't really go with your colour scheme? Don't despair, change it up using Frenchic Chalk Paint! I bought this pretty little mirror back from France but it didn't really shout 'French' to me! So, this is what I did with it...took less than half an hour and not a lot of paint. You could do it too! Step 1. Sugar soap to clean Step 2. Base coat of Frenchic Lady Grey Step 3. Over brush with Frenchic Panther Step 4. Once dry, use Frenchic White Wax straight...

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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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