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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 […]

How to produce the “Fifi Magic” Style

Here are some photos of a chest of drawers that I bought as a part of a job lot of furniture from a recently closed care home. All the residents had been re-homed into the community and other institutions. Walking around the large collection of buildings was a surreal experience as it was as if […]

Corner Cabinet Painted by Fifi

There were quite a number of processes involved in completing this piece. I used Frenchic “Posh Nelly” as my base coat all over and then added several different Frenchic colours (some I mixed using dregs from nearly empty tins) and built up layers of textured paint. Using the hairdryer whilst layering the paint on, dries […]

Fifi’s Fancy Sideboard

Looking a tad Chinese. In the shop today is the rather unusual sideboard I’ve been painting for the past week or so on and off. For those of you who are interested in the method here goes….. I painted it all over in Frenchic “Flamenco” layering the paint as I went to give a textured […]

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