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Where do you buy your hand painted furniture?

Where do you buy your hand painted furniture?

Where do you buy your hand painted furniture? The demand for more sustainable and upcycled furniture is growing and with more people making a living from upcycling there’s a wide and varied choice. The sustainability message The furniture buying market is changing....
Trash or Treasure… do you love to upcycle?

Trash or Treasure… do you love to upcycle?

Old Stuff Old Stuff. Those two words tends to conjure up pretty unappealing images don’t they? They shouldn’t, old stuff doesn’t have to suggest unwanted and discarded. If we use our imagination a little to discover potential, old stuff can become reclaimed treasure! ...
Professional Upcycling – Sustainable and Aspirational

Professional Upcycling – Sustainable and Aspirational

The world of upcycling has come a long way in recent years.  It was once all about the easy to live with and easily achievable shabby chic style – and it was everywhere! It’s still popular but more recently we’ve seen a move towards the flawless finish, glamorous...
So that was summer then!

So that was summer then!

It’s been a great summer albeit a bit odd due to the pandemic. Furniture painters have been shopping for new products as well as the usual favourites. Tourists and locals have been discovering unique locally handmade gifts and accessories, upcycled furniture has been...
Essentials For Your Furniture Painting Project

Essentials For Your Furniture Painting Project

It’s almost 6 weeks since I opened the shop on The Old High Street in Folkestone and I’m absolutely loving it!  I’m new to the area so I’ve heard how amazing the place is from customers and other businesses on The Old High Street. There’s a great vibe even during...
Preparing for a new normal

Preparing for a new normal

As some businesses gradually move towards re-opening it’s starting to feel like opening the shop isn’t too far off now. So, i’m thinking ahead to processes to be put in place to keep everyone safe. There will be hand sanitiser at the door and social distancing rules...