As I am typing this blog update, I can’t believe how fast this year has flown! Especially the last three months, and no wonder, in the last 3 months I have had […]
I have been really missing painting lately. Winter is a really slow time for me, when the going temperature is no more than a top of 12 – 14 if you are […]
Hello on this winters afternoon!
I am a bit excited to share my current transformation with you all as it involves a rocking horse form!! I have received a number of messages asking how I achieved the weathered concrete/stone finish, so I thought that I better get cracking and do a blog post / tutorial on this gloriously fun and effective finish.
It’s Workshop time!! Taking bookings now for our Sweet Pickins Milk Paint 101 Basics Class. Date: Saturday 22nd April Time: 11am – 3pm Cost: $150pp Location: Throo the Gate Cafe (at rear […]
First up on the cards for a makeover is this absolutely gorgeous batwing vintage dressing table with the prettiest ornate carved detail. Painting pieces that are this pretty is really the best […]
Sweet Pickins Milk Paint!! Have you tried it yet? If not you seriously must! It is the creme de la creme of milk paint, amazing to work with, has the sweetest colour […]
Sometimes I come accross pieces that I know are going to be hard work but just have so much potential. Enter this big sweet desk .. a definite candidate for stain bleed […]
I hope I am not starting to become predictable here, but I am totally crushing on old workbenches at the moment!! So when I find one that is unusual and needing some […]
I cannot believe how fast this year is going. And how slack I have been in sharing some of my more recent transformations. So today I thought I would share with you […]
Sometimes I find myself taking on some projects that in hind sight may have been slightly very ambitious. Most of the time these are the projects that test my resolve and vision but generally […]