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Painted Ikea Kitchen Restoration, York – Blog

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

Painted Ikea Kitchen Restoration, York – Blog

Painted Ikea Kitchen Restoration, York – Blog by Lee Simone For this kitchen painting project I travelled to the lovely city of York. The project was undertaken whilst the clients were, at least in part, on holiday,  which allowed for the minimum of disruption and gave them the joy of coming home to a hassle free brand ‘new’  kitchen 🙂 The kitchen itself wasn’t in the best condition but having had various kitchen design companies taking a look the layout...

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Painted Fitted Wardrobes

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Furniture, Hand Painted Furniture Blog

Painted Fitted Wardrobes

Hand Painted Fitted Wardrobes – Knayton, Nr. Thirsk, North Yorkshire This furniture painting project was for the same clients who had commissioned me earlier in the year to paint their ‘pippy or pipped’ oak kitchen. These fitted wardrobes were also beautifully made but the central panels were cracking and they were so dark they completely dominated the room. Refurbishing them with a hand painted finish was the perfect solution as it would create the minimum of disruption, be...

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Some New Painty Transformations and Testimonials

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

Some New Painty Transformations and Testimonials

Some New Painty Transformations and Testimonials With a super busy first half of the year it’s been a while since I’ve Blogged but after a rejuvenating holiday in The Lakes I thought I’d share with you some more recent projects and their lovely client testimonials. More Blogs, pics and info will be weaning their way to your eyeballs in the coming months, but in the mean time please enjoy these fabulous painty transformations and some lovely words from very happy clients 🙂...

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Pippy Oak Kitchen Cupboard Restoration, Thirsk – Blog

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

Pippy Oak Kitchen Cupboard Restoration, Thirsk – Blog

Oak Kitchen Cupboard Restoration – Nr. Thirsk, North Yorkshire – Blog by Lee Simone This hand painted kitchen restoration is one that I am very proud of and one that brought this beautifully made ‘pippy’ oak kitchen back to the 21st century. It was a real labour of love with the project having many a stage and a lot of prep and intricacies. The original cost of this kitchen would have been many 10’s of thousands of pounds so the painty solution was by far and away...

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Hand Painted Kitchen Tiles – Blog

Posted by on Nov 13, 2016 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog

Hand Painted Kitchen Tiles – Blog

Hand Painted Kitchen Tiles – Blog by Lee Simone, Specialist Painter  This particular project was primarily a kitchen repaint commission in the lovely village of Goldsborough, nr. York. The clients contacted me wanting to update the look of their kitchen by repainting the kitchen units in a more contemporary colour.         Over the years I have written various pieces about repainting kitchens – the do’, the don’ts, the stages, the materials, so...

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Hand Painted Kitchen Island with Paint Effect – Blog

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog, Faux Finishes Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Hand Painted Kitchen Island with Paint Effect – Blog

Hand Painted Kitchen Island with Paint Effect – Blog by Lee Simone Painting this beautiful handmade kitchen island was a real pleasure to do and something very unique. The clients wanted to make it a real feature and create an effect that would compliment an old Chesterfield sofa that sat in the corner of the room. They were in the throws of renovating their old lakeside house and were doing everything as sympathetically as possible, maintaining much of the original features and having...

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