New House of Mendes home studio paints up …

One of the positives about lockdown has been the opportunity to get on with jobs at home including the very real and pressing need to get my home studio up and running so that I can stay at home and not risk the drive to The Loft in Caistor during lockdown. Me and Mr M…

The Queen of Masking Tape Nicky Cash shows …

Happy Mother’s Day – wherever you are in …

Painting dining room walls & woodwork with Autentico

How to fake old bricks with Saltwash, paint & …

  So if you’ve arrived here from my Dining Room Makeover blog then you’ll have already seen the BEFORE photos below of the orange brick and terracotta tiled hearth that we inherited in the dining room at the House of Mendes. I wanted to cosy up that space by making it feel more like an…

Edwardian Dining Room Makeover, the first project in …

#WhiteMonday – hey furniture loving friends can you reuse, …

Paint Pro Inspo Days at my workshop in …

How to wrap up furniture with fabric decoupage …

If you’re looking for the perfect project for this time of year then my Fabric Decoupage Wardrobe tutorial has just landed in the Painted Love Academy. It’s one of the most satisfying upcycling furniture makeovers you’ll ever try as it feels so rewarding to take a large surface area and bring it to live with…

Decorative Ironwork Embellishment with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & …

Create a look of limed oak for French …

Launching new designs with the divine Iron Orchid …