Upcycling Furniture and Accessories

  1. Ideas for Creative Crafting During the Summer Holidays

    Ideas for Creative Crafting During the Summer Holidays

    Take advantage of the warmer weather and take your creativity outside. We’ve got you covered with some quick and easy summer crafts for everyone that will help beat the boredom – ideas that even the teens will love.

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  2. How to Apply Artisan Metallic Effect Spray Paint

    How to Apply Artisan Metallic Effect Spray Paint

    Craig & Rose Artisan Metallic Effect spay paint brightens any space with its shimmering effect. Use a variety of colours to achieve a bold look or be selective to compliment any colour scheme.

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  3. How to Apply Magnetic Chalkboard Spray Paint

    How to Apply Magnetic Chalkboard Spray Paint

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  4. Fun Summer DIY Projects

    Fun Summer DIY Projects

    Celebrate the best of the season and take advantage of the warm weather by adding some fun upgrades to your home with these easy Craig & Rose DIY projects that you can easily do outside and will add some ‘wow’ to your weekend activities.

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  5. How to Create a Unique Marble Effect Serving Tray

    How to Create a Unique Marble Effect Serving Tray

    Our Craig & Rose Artisan Marble Effect paint gives you an elegant black or white marble look. This eye catching effect can easily be applied to give new life to items throughout the home.

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  6. Design Insider: Upcycling with Happy Retro Furniture

    Design Insider: Upcycling with Happy Retro Furniture

    Happy Retro Furniture is an upcycling specialist who focuses on giving mid-century and vintage furniture a unique, contemporary and colourful new look. We spoke to Jen Felton about her handpainted designs to find out where her inspiration comes from and how she gets those lines so perfectly smooth.

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  7. Chiswick Showroom Event: Painting with Professionals Workshop, 23rd February 2019

    Chiswick Showroom Event: Painting with Professionals Workshop, 23rd February 2019

    The host of our first Painting with Professionals workshop is Sarah-Jane Jacovou of Nua Nu. Sarah-Jane is an Upcycled Hour member, a qualified art teacher and a successful professional upcycler and workshop host.

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  8. Upcycling special: Oh so kel

    Upcycling special with Oh So Kel: Bar cart glamour

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  9. Who says colour is just for walls?

    Who says colour is just for walls?

    Who says colour is just for walls? Upcycling is an easy way to breathe new life into a preloved piece of furniture and express your unique style. Just take Chalky Emulsion & Furniture Wax and add your imagination.

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  10. Using a wax

    When do I need to use a protective topcoat like varnish or wax?

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  11. Paint Effects for Easter decorating

    Upcycle ideas for Easter

    The Easter holidays are the perfect time for crafting and upcycling projects. 

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  12. 1829 furniture and effect wax for upcycling

    UPCYCLE WITH 1829 FURNITURE & EFFECT WAX

    Enjoy upcycling? Furniture & Effect Wax is perfect for use over Chalky Emulsion to protect and enhance your upcycled furniture.

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  13. Adding creativity to Christmas decorating

    Adding creativity to Christmas decorating

    Would you like to make your own unique Christmas decorations to match your décor? Or do you have some old decorations that you’ve used year upon year and would like to update? Our Artisan range of decorative effects is perfect for adding your own touch to Christmas decorations.

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  14. upcycling furniture

    WHAT DO I USE TO PAINT FURNITURE? AN UPCYCLING SPECIAL

    One of the biggest interior trends of the last few years is upcycling. Find out in our latest blog post which paints to use for transforming furniture and upcycling.

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  15. decorating for christmas

    DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS

    We all like to make our surroundings as inviting as possible over the festive period. Our effects from the Artisan range are perfect for creating decorations as well as feature areas

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