Blog, Exhibitions

Out of The Blue

Fifty Years of Designers Guild Exhibition at Fashion and Textile Museum 14 Feb -14 June 2020 Out of the Blue is the latest exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum. It celebrates the work of the influential design company Designers Guild, that was founded in 1970 by Tricia Guild OBE. Since it’s founding, the brand… Continue reading Out of The Blue

Blog, Meet the Maker, Uncategorized

Meet the Maker, the Queen of paint, Annie Sloan

Annie Sloan has just launched her third Bookazine , The colourist (hard copy, editorial like a magazine, no adverts like a book). Here is the interview I did with in her, in her eclectic studio and headquarters, about her life, passion and rise to fame. Annie Sloan is known for her paint company and in… Continue reading Meet the Maker, the Queen of paint, Annie Sloan


Make your own colour block dipped art

I love the dipped effect, so when I was trying to find an interesting way to give old paintings and portraits a modern twist, dipping them seemed like the perfect project, making pretty much anything look like expensive quirky art. What you will need: Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint Rust-Oleum Metallic Gold Frames – photos or… Continue reading Make your own colour block dipped art


Make your own bathroom shelves using Rust-Oluem paints!

You will need - Rust-Oleum Colour Wash Wooden crates Paint brush Pliers Electric screwdriver Screws Ensure the surfaces to be painted are clean, dry and free from grease and contaminants. Using pliers, remove staples from the outer edges of the boxes. Give each wine crate a light coat of Rust-Oleum Colour Wash (we used Cloud Blue and… Continue reading Make your own bathroom shelves using Rust-Oluem paints!

Press Show Picks, Uncategorized

Embroidery Hoop Wall Art

Embroidery hoops are perfect for creating your own speedy eye catching wall art. They’re a great stash busting opportunity to use up a collection of much loved fabrics. You Will Need Old Embroidery hoops Fabric scraps for background and with motifs Plain fabric for motif Bondaweb Scissors   Instructions Step 1 Cut background fabric out… Continue reading Embroidery Hoop Wall Art