Category Archives: Painted Furniture

Lottie and Doodledash

We welcome Deb Hunt from Doodledash to our shop at Craycombe Farm. She brings with her a range of beautifully painted furniture, gifts and home accessories.
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Ageing Gracefully…article by Lot Ooi

Please click on this link to view the article I have written about the practicalities of ‘upcycling’. It was published in Worcestershire Life, June 2012. Lot article 
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May-time

May has been a very enjoyable and productive month at Lottie’s Creative Living. I ran two chalk paint courses at Charlton and met delightful people: “Many thanks for a truly wonderful day, I really, really enjoyed every aspect of it.  You have a beautiful home in a wonderful setting. My boards look great and the effects I achieved far exceeded my expectations!! […]
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Annie’s arrived!

Annie Sloan’s marvellous chalk paints have arrived at Stables Antiques and are proving to be a great success here in Worcestershire. I have also set up a number of paint courses to take place in the Charlton Old Schoolroom, which is a lovely and spacious facility with all modern cons. The next available date will be  14th […]
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New home for Lottie’s stuff

I am very happy to have set up shop at Stables Antiques at Fladbury this last week.  Stables Antiques is a true treasure trove operated by the charismatic ‘H’ , his wife Angie and a handful of enthusiasts like me, which combination produces the happy effect of having something to suit everyone. In my sun-filled corner, you will be […]
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This week at Lottie’s Creative Living

On Monday I drove down to Oxford to do a course with Annie Sloan in her delightful shop at St Clement’s in Oxford. Many years ago Annie taught James Booth, with whom I did my apprenticeship, the ropes of decorative paint techniques at The Inchbald Institute in London. So, in a way we go back a […]
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New at Lottie’s Creative Living ….

                          This table has a marbled top; to achieve this I used time-honoured techniques I learnt many years ago together with modern acrylic paints and varnishes, which are extremely hard-wearing.The rest of the table has been painted in various colours and shades of Annie Sloan’s chalk paint; my own mix of green and grey is […]
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Make-over project; a table transformed

This page features a make over of an old side table using chalk and gold paint.
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Happy Christmas to you!

These last months I have been working steadily on various new projects. I now have a little shop window display at The Old Stores, Ryden Lane, Charlton, near Pershore in Worcestershire, so  if you would like to see some of my work, I will always have a piece on display there to give you an idea […]
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New this week

This week I have been concentrating on preparing small portable items for the fair at the Cheltenham Racecourse this coming Friday and Saturday. The cakestands have been hard work. It's taken me months of scouring markets and charity shops to collect various items to make into a homogenous and appealing whole and I hope you like the result.
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