As you may have noticed, things have been a bit quiet on the blog and social media since we closed our shop front in Smythesdale in January this year. I have had a few people message to ask if we are still creating and curating and the short answer is YES we are!! Click to read all the latest goss ..
Parting with special pieces is never easy. I have told myself that I would never sell this piece and for good reason, it is big and beautiful and such a unique […]
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.
Hello to you all on this chilly but lovely winters day.
I thought I would write a short post today updating you all on all things Rustic Boutique for winter.
It has been a real struggle lately to make the time to get to painting some of the pieces in my container that are waiting for a makeover. But, I am happy […]
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 […]
I can’t believe we have reached December already. The year has literally flown by and we are nearly sailing into 2017. Things can get pretty hectic and rushed this time of year […]
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 […]
Pigeon holes are so versatile and handy .. I love those little cubbies where you can store all sorts of goodies & knick knacks and have them on display. Recently I came […]
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 […]