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Chirpy Focus On this month is on Done up North!

Nicky Cash of Done up North
Check it out! I'm in this week's Focus On... with Chirpy, Leeds talking about my upcycling and workshops... and myself eek! 😁🖤

New life for an old nest of tables - start to finish

New life for an old nest of tables - start to finish
I've created a little video showing the whole process of upcycling an antique nest of tables that I recently finished in collaboration with Tessa a...

Easy upcycling projects to spruce up your living room

Easy upcycling projects to spruce up your living room
  I recently contributed to an article for Hitachi Personal Finance giving hints and tips on easy on-trend upcycling projects to spruce up your li...

The top ten essential tools for Upcycling Vintage Furniture

The top ten tools for Upcycling Vintage furniture
It needn't break the bank to start Upcycling and if you are thinking about which you tools you might need to get started then check out my guide to my top ten most used tools for upcycling vintage furniture.

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...

Grand Designs Live ticket giveaway!

Grand Designs Live ticket giveaway!
INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY: Who wants to come & meet Kevin? 😁 Myself and fellow members of the Upcycled Hour 'Up Collective' are live on stage this wee...

Upcycled Hour on the Vinterior Blog!

The Upcyled Hour team at Grand Designs Live
The Upcycled Hour makes an appearance in the latest article on Upcycling on the Vinterior blog!  (Including a pic of us at this year's Grand Design...

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!   

Catch us at Grand Designs Live!

Catch us at Grand Designs Live!
We are off to Grand Designs Live next week to make a little appearance in the Design and Build Forum!  As a member of the Upcycled Hour Collective...

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. 

Our Black Star vintage table is off to a new home after a giveaway on Instagram!

Our Black Star vintage table is off to a new home after a giveaway on Instagram!
Our Black Star design upcycled vintage side table is off to a new home after our first giveaway on Instagram!

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 ...