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Live charity painting marathon for World Mental Health Day

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Live charity painting marathon for World Mental Health Day

I'm taking part in a the Creative Minds Unite 12 hour painting marathon this Wednesday 10th October for World Mental Health day! A bunch of very talented furniture painters with very diverse styles will join up across the UK to paint from midday to midnight and you can tune in live all day to follow our progress and tutorials as the whole thing will be streamed here on Facebook on all of our pages. Plus you can win a paint/product giveaways live every hour as well as ask us questions and no doubt have a few laughs at/with us along...

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The British Heart Foundation loves upcycling!

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The British Heart Foundation loves upcycling!

The British Heart Foundation recently pulled together some fab advice from some of my favourite upcyclers - and me! - with the help of Beautiful Homes in the North - who have shared their tips and experience help people get started with upcycling.  Charity shops are my favourite places to source pieces to transform and the BHF Furniture shops are probably the places that I buy the most pieces from. I'll frequently travel to stores around the North and Midlands to pick up pieces I've spotted.  Max McMurdo and Zoe Pocock from MucknBrass were some of the other contributors so...

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'Paint it Pink' in the papers!

Charity Chirpy Competition Newspapers Upcycling

'Paint it Pink' in the papers!

The raffle to win the 'Paint it Pink' piece was featured in the Friday evening's Yorkshire Evening Post!  Sadly they didn't have room to squeeze a picture in but kindly included info on how to buy tickets before the draw is made tonight at 6pm.  Hurry if you want to be in with a chance. Check out the pink chest of drawers here

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