Latest posts — geometric design

How to give your old placemats a funky facelift

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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 style-wise!  This how to guide will give you the steps to upcycle your old placemats instead of binning them and give them a full on facelift with funky geometric designs. It's also a really neat make that won't cost too much to do and will give you something completely unique instead of buying new.  What you create is totally up to you so you can choose your colours and your...

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My top tips for creating masking tape designs!

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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!

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Watch a design unveiled in our latest masking tape reveal video

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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.  

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New Reloved magazine make - colour pop kitchen table

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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 perfect for their Spring-time kitchen issue.  I used Fablon - a brand of vinyl in some fabulous bold colours to cover the top & cut into hexagon shapes to create the design and also Pinty Plus - an amazing water-based spray paint for the project.             

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Lloyd Loom style Ottoman makeover with geometric copper heart design

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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  

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