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Websters Chalk Paint Powder Workshops & being grateful

As you all know the world has suffered yet another terrible human tragedy this weekend. It is unbelievable and unimaginable. It is very important that while grieving and supporting those who have been lost, that you do not stay tuned into this horror 24/7, that you unhook, stay present in your life and be mindful….


Kerf Design, upcycled industrial furniture & lighting

Darren Gray of Kerf Design is a traditionally trained furniture maker who was born in London and relocated to Australia in 2012 with his family. Darren designs and makes upcycled industrial furniture and other products such as lighting, taking a fabulous sustainable approach in many of his pieces and creates bespoke furniture and interiors for residential and commercial spaces. Coming…


Upcycling furniture ideas with One Beautiful Thing

    Sharing the work of another fabulous furniture painter and upcycler today, Louise. Her black and white bedsides are just divine! What do you think? She says she loved the shape of these vintage bedside tables, (before pic below) but felt they needed the wow factor! They had quite a few scratches and some of…

Adam Raphael Markowitz-Markowitzdesign-Fred

Australian Design Awards VIVID, winners announced

VIVID (Vibrant Visions In Design) 2014 winners were announced last week at the opening of Furnitex and Decor + Design 2014, VIVID is a leading international design competition, well known for unearthing the next generation of furniture design talent. Winners have been announced across the Student, Commercial, Concept, Lighting and Green categories, which is of particular…


The Salvaged Boutique, upcycling inspiration!

Some weekend upcycling inspiration for you today from a sister team from the U.S, The Salvaged Boutique.  Kathy and Karen say they were raised by a Mom (Mamita) who spoke little to no English when she moved to the U.S. in 1972 from Puerto Rico. Due to health issues she wasn’t able to work and…

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