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Breathing life into old things…

Take one battered old brown sad and tired bureau and breath new life into it by doing two coats of Frenchic “Flamenco”, Browning Wax over, spraying the upper insides with gold paint and painting the insides of the drawers with “Loof”. Even the handles are the originals, painted in “Flamenco”, waxed and then rubbed back […]

Had a bit of impromptu fun in the shop today……

Had a bit of impromptu fun in the shop today when two of my lovely painty lady friends came for a coffee and a catch up. I decided it would be fun to see what three individuals using the same colour paints, the same methods on three identical wooden love hearts would create and how […]

“It reminded me of why it’s so important to do courses…..”

This weekend I drove all the way to Selby in Yorkshire to attend a Frenchic furniture painting course run by the fabulous Linda Karslake from Drab to Fab fame.DRAB TO FAB It reminded me of why it’s so important to do courses. FIND OUR COURSE DATES HERE It renews and reinvigorates your enthusiasm and you learn […]

Great ideas for gifts for the Frenchic Paint addict or new starter

Gift ideas for the painting fanatic in your life. Why not fill a selection a Frenchic Gift bag with your chosen items.  Brushes, paint, wax or Frensheen. A starter kit for a new year hobby would be good too. For example :- Original Creme de la Creme 750ml £19.95 Frensheen Gold £6.95 Clear Wax 400ml […]

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