Past Revivals

Some past projects…

 

 

Monet’s Water Lillies on a Dresser

In 1992 when working in Paris, I visited the Louvre and Giverny. Whilst I had always liked Monet, seeing his home and his painting in real life was incredible. Back then I wondered how I could incorporate Monet pictures into something other than just a framed print. Fast forward 28 years and here is my vision complete. I think this has to be one of my favourite pieces because it has taken so many years to come to fruition.

 

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Small Round Occasional Table

This cute little table is from the maps collection.  There’s something about looking at maps which I find are mesmerising. Combining the maps with the crackle effect gives it a historical, aged effect.

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Beautiful Dresser / Elegant Office

This large and heavy dresser with beautiful carvings, caught my eye.  I had a vision that this could be a stunning multi-functional piece.  I lovingly restored it and named her Marmite.  She required a great deal of work and preparation including replacing mouldings. She was a piece that evolved slowly but I feel this piece is one of the most flexible pieces I have created to date.

 

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Boho Blue Bureau

This is a project which was a collaboration with Heike Marro, an amazing Swiss furniture artist from Heike‘s DIY Shab‘n‘chic. It was a piece that we had great fun creating together over a day. We threw everything at this piece to create a stunning Boho look. I love all the texture on this piece.

 

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Regal Dog Bed 

A personal project for my pooches. I needed somewhere for them to relax in the workshop with me. My husband, Daryl, constructed the bed and then I set to creating a regal look with rich purples, pinks and gold. A bit over the top for a dog bed, but what the heck, it‘s kitsch at its best! 

 

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Side Cupboards / Night Stands

Two very versatile bedside / lounge cupboards, painted in slate grey with raised script stencilling and a steely glaze. The raised stencilling extends around the sides of the piece.

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