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Beautiful hand painted furniture and loads of DIY tutorial
Beautiful hand painted furniture and loads of DIY tutorial

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Perfect for a bathroom or nursery
Hope you've had a lovely weekend. We had a houseful of boys on Saturday night for Jonty's birthday party. He has gorgeous friends and it was just  lovely evening. The boys really make me laugh. It makes me really look forward to teenage years. How good was ...

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Snaps from around our home
We had a birthday celebration in the house this week so I took a break from painting furniture for a day and just slowed down and pottered around the house and got this ready for a dinner celebration (and I also picked up some lovely pieces of furniture loc...

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Vintage treasure hunting
I have such a passion for old things. And who doesn't love fossicking around second hand shops and markets for a few vintage treasures. I've found some lovely pieces recently that I thought I'd share them with you. Some I have sold on and a few I am keeping...

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I love this vintage oak cupboard
This was one of those pieces that I just knew exactly how I wanted to finish it. The timber on the top has a lot of character and deep rich colour and so I decided to just sand it very smooth and reseal with wax. The base I painted in white. It just had to ...

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Some pieces don't need painting
Good morning! I am settling back in a normal working routine after the Coastrek walk last Friday. I'll keep up the walking but won't have to fit in a twice weekly 15-22 km walk. The actual walk last Friday was 30km (we weren't up for the 60km event) and it ...

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How to use Annie Sloan Gilding Wax
My friend Sandy who owns Paint Me White in Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast recently came to stay and brought me some of the recently released Annie Sloan Gilding Wax.  Gilding waxes are the closest thing to the look of real gold leaf but are so much easier to ...

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ASCP Pure White Cabinet
Hello strangers, gosh time slips away fast. We've had a few difficulties lately, caring for aging parents, stressful times and it's meant I've neglected my blog but I'm back and hope you are too.  I'm so grateful to be able to work from home with such flexi...

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Colour me happy: furniture inspiration: Blues
After all that black furniture I have been painting lately, I thought I would post some inspiration of beautiful bright and bold pieces. I know I am more known for my muted colours - greys, white and taupes, but I do love a pop of colour also.  When I think...

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You like hard work? Beautiful cocktail cabinet
When I bought this gorgeous antique drinks cabinet, a friend of mine, who is one of Sydney's leading antiques dealers, said to me "Wow, Fiona, you really like hard work don't you?" It was in a bad state but actually it probably looked worse than it was - th...

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You like hard work? Beautiful cocktail cabinet
When I bought this gorgeous antique drinks cabinet, a friend of mine, who is one of Sydney's leading antiques dealers, said to me "wow Fiona you really like hard work don't you?" It was in a bad state but actually it probably looked worse than it was - the ...
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