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Done up North at Decorex International 2019

Done up North at Decorex International 2019

We are so excited to reveal that Done up North will be making its first professional appearance at Decorex International in October 2019 in collaboration with surface patttern designer, Kirath Ghundoo
Watch me reveal my latest design and tell you how it was done!

Watch me reveal my latest design and tell you how it was done!

My latest video gives you a bit of insight into the design process of my latest - and possibly most intricate - design as I take off the masking tape and talk through how I applied it, some the issues I had along the way and the finishing touches I'll do to protect it. 
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...
My top tips for creating masking tape designs!

My top tips for creating masking tape designs!

Have you tried creating masking tape designs? Have you had problems with bleed through or paint peeling away? Check out my top tips for creating super duper sharp designs first time!
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 Reloved magazine make - colour pop kitchen table

New Reloved magazine make - colour pop kitchen table

The commission piece in the latest issue of Reloved magazine involved upcycling a vintage 1940s table with a retro look using zingy, fresh colours ...
Lloyd Loom style Ottoman makeover with geometric copper heart design

Lloyd Loom style Ottoman makeover with geometric copper heart design

Reloved Magazine - Issue 51, February 2018    The geometric heart design is now available to buy!   Check out Done up North on Zazzle.com  
How to create a bold Geometric design sideboard - as featured in Reloved Magazine

How to create a bold Geometric design sideboard - as featured in Reloved Magazine

                                                                                                 As featured in    Bring some pared back styling t...
Paint it Pink raffle winners and final amount raised!

Paint it Pink raffle winners and final amount raised!

              Our 'Paint it Pink' piece was created to raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness month to be raffled off with all proceeds going t...