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Vintage Children's Desks available for commissions

51cm wide x 42cm deep x 57cm high leg room 45cm legs 57cm wide x 43cm deep MODERN DESKS x 2 available 60cm wide x 53cm deep x 55cm high x 47cm leg room Desk 1  44cm wide x 33cm deep x 55cm high x 46 leg room Desk 2 45cm wide x 35cm deep x 50cm high x 40cm legroom Desk 4 50cm wide x 44cm deep x 56cm high x 48cm leg room Blue desk 57cm wide x 46cm deep x 67cm high leg room 53cm

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Painting a Vinyl chair with Fusion Mineral Paint

Painting Vinyl leather and fabric with Fusion Mineral Paint Oh yes you can!!!! and it will still feel like leather. I picked these chairs up in a job lot at auction recently. There were 2 of them and I took a while to warm to them but knowing I could paint them I had an idea of what I wanted to do. Fusion can be painted directly onto leather, vinyl and fabric so it was simple to prep these Just a good scrub clean and a light sand on the wooden parts. I was in two minds about going dark or light but finally went for Sterling. Its a beautiful soft grey that pairs with anything!!    I wanted the studs...

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Little Bird Sideboard

This was a lovely customer commission. To update their own sideboard with one of my Image Transfers. She chose Little Teapot from the Fusion Mineral Paint Tones For Tots Range. A lovely bright light blue. Inside was going to be Buttermilk Cream with a bird transfer on one of the doors. First the prep. This has wax all over it .... you can tell by sanding a little. If dust comes off easily you have no wax, if you sand and there is little or no dust and clogs of grime on the sandpaper you know you have wax. You can remove it using white spirit and wire wool or Colron Wax remover... just apply the remover with wire wool....

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edding Porcelain brushpens project

I had so much fun doing this little project. I was asked to use the wonderful edding porceleain brushpens which easily add permanent designs to your ceramics. A total of 15 colours are available and produce a fine to broad brush stroke. Here is how to use them Before decorating, clean thoroughly in the dishwasher and use a detergent or denatured alcohol to remove fingerprints or traces of grease. As you decorate, make sure there are no unnecessary fingerprints underneath the ink as you apply it. Allow to dry for 15 minutes before heating in the oven at 160°C for 25 minutes and then to cool in the oven. Only use the brushpen for decorative purposes. Avoid decorating areas of...

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