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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...
The top ten tools for Upcycling Vintage furniture

The top ten essential 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 Upcycle old placemats with cool Geometric designs

How to Upcycle old placemats with cool Geometric designs

    I reckon a lot of us have probably got a set of old cork-backed placemats - or coasters - knocking about at home that no longer as style-ish as...
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...
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...
Fusion Mineral Paint Social event with Chirpy & Done up North image

We're having another Fusion Social Evening at Chirpy!

Have you seen that we're having a Fusion Social evening next Friday, October 5th - at Chirpy in Chapel Allerton? We're planning a fun-filled evenin...
The Upcyled Hour team at Grand Designs Live

Upcycled Hour on the Vinterior Blog!

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...
Follow the upcycle of one of our pieces!

Follow the upcycle of one of our pieces!

Follow us via our video diary as we upcycle a piece of vintage furniture from concept, prepping, painting, finishing and finally styling it for sale. We share all our tips & techniques during the makeover too.
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!   
Join us at The Handmade and Upcycled Home & Furniture Fair!

Join us at The Handmade and Upcycled Home & Furniture Fair!

Later on this month Done up North will be popping up at the Handmade and Upcycled Home & Furniture Fair in Leeds' Belgrave Music Hall.
Football crazy with Arlington Interiors!

Football crazy with Arlington Interiors!

We've just completed a unique commission with Arlington interiors - to make over an old Fussball table.  Very timely with the ongoing World Cup fev...
Done up North at Grand Designs Live

Done up North at Grand Designs Live

Check out the pictures and video from our recent appearance on stage at Grand Designs Live with the Upcycled Hour Collective!