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Hand painting this pine kitchen was no walk in the park! Here’s a knotty pine bespoke kitchen, I recently hand painted in The Park Estate, Nottingham. Fitted around twenty five years ago wooden kitchens like this were very fashionable, especially oak and pine, this one was no exception! My client had asked me about hand painting this inherited traditional knotty pine kitchen,...
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Hand painting farmhouse furniture. It can be extremely satisfying, hand painting furniture, especially as its my job. This is a hand painted farmhouse dresser I completed for a valued client in Scrooby Village in North Nottinghamshire. This is a hand painted farmhouse dresser I completed for a valued client in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire. Although I tend to use mainly waterborne paints nowadays...
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Hand painting a limed oak kitchen in Castle Donington, Derbyshire. Here’s a kitchen painting project I carried out recently in Castle Donington near Derby. The clients first questions when contacting me were ‘I’m thinking of painting my limed oak kitchen doors, can it be done and will they last? My answer was of course a resounding YES! Providing...
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My main area of work is hand painted kitchens and furniture but I have been a period property decorating specialist for many years. I really do enjoy painting and decorating period homes, especially any unusual features like this:   This detailed camiod ceiling wasn’t your average lounge ceiling repaint, at almost 14 feet high and covering over 100 square...
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Following on from my previous post about ‘Preparation of an oak kitchen’… I’m now painting it! That dated orangey pine colour is disappearing and a whole new kook is beginning to evolve; all my hard graft prep work has paid off and the high adhesion primer has stuck solid. The clients chosen colour was Farrow and...
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