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Project Seven – Wardrobe and Changing Table Make-over

Project Seven – Wardrobe and Changing Table Make-over

Hi all, When I wrote the Nursery post I talked briefly about the changing table and wardrobe I had acquired second hand and gave a new lease of life to, in this post I will explain how I went about it. I worked on each item one after the other but as the treatments were very similar I will talk about them together here. Luckily both items didn’t need any repair work as such, it was purely renovation apart from…

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Keeping it rustic

Keeping it rustic

I love the idea of using wood and keeping it as natural as possible, not playing around with it too much.  While out for a walk with my other half we came across some gorgeous Chestnut Logs, they were the perfect diameter for making natural coasters… My Dad was kind enough to cut them up for me as we were using a band saw and I didn’t want to lose a finger!! It was amazing how many discs we could…

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Project One – Conservatory Renovation.

Project One – Conservatory Renovation.

My mum and her husband recently decided to renovate their conservatory and give the room a face-lift.  As well as decorating the walls with fresh paint and putting up contrasting wallpaper, I felt that the varnished window sills needed attention.  The varnish was old and worn and needed to be stripped back. I started by using Liberon Fine Wood Stripper in metre long sections, applying it with a paint brush.  Once applied I left this on for 20 – 30 minutes,…

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