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My Top 5 tips for super smooth furniture painting!

My Top 5 tips for super smooth furniture painting!

Have you struggled with brush marks or unwanted texture on your furniture painting projects? I've been there and I know how frustrating it can be! That's why I want to share with you the techniques I use now to get a super smooth, modern, virtually brush stroke free paint finish. Take a look at my top 5 tips...
Celebrating 1 year of Fusion Mineral Paint in Leeds!

Celebrating 1 year of Fusion Mineral Paint in Leeds!

We're throwing a Fusion Colour Party to celebrate the 1st anniversary of launching as the Leeds stockist of Fusion Mineral Paint!  Come and try out...
How to give your old placemats a funky facelift

How to give your old placemats a funky facelift

    I'd hazard a guess a lot of us have probably got a set of old cork-backed placemats knocking about at home that no longer quite cut the mustard...
Live charity painting marathon for World Mental Health Day

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 ta...
A wonderful day at the Handmade & Upcycled Home and Furniture Fair

A wonderful day at the Handmade & Upcycled Home and Furniture Fair

Done up North had a brilliant day at The Handmade & Upcycled Home and Furniture Fair at Belgrave Music Hall this Saturday just gone!  We were there alongside some other great local creative brands and it was just lovely to meet many fellow upcyclers and folk with interiors projects and loads of great chats about furniture painting!   
Fusion Mineral Paint Leeds Launch!

Fusion Mineral Paint Leeds Launch!

Thanks to all who came along to help us celebrate the launch of Fusion Mineral Paint in Leeds - it was a great night! Check out the photos from the event. 
Done up North & Chirpy are bringing Fusion Mineral Paint to Leeds!

Done up North & Chirpy are bringing Fusion Mineral Paint to Leeds!

Done up North & Chirpy have joined forces to become the very first stockist of Fusion Mineral Paint in West Yorkshire. Come and join us at our launch party!
Watch a design unveiled in our latest masking tape reveal video

Watch a design unveiled in our latest masking tape reveal video

Watch the strangely satisfying removal of the masking tape from our latest design in Pewter over Black on a vintage dressing table.  
New Workshop venue - Sunny Bank Mills!

New Workshop venue - Sunny Bank Mills!

We're delighted to have a new venue for workshops - the fantastic Sunny Bank Mills, which is in Farsley, Leeds.