Shortly before Christmas I was lucky enough to find an old travel desk/ writing box in an Oxford antiques store. It was not in a great shape, but very, very cheap: 9.50 GBP! After cleaning, the inside already started looking better: The outside was a bit more tricky. I sanded the surface, using two differentContinue reading “Refurbishing Antique Travel Desk”
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Refurbishing an old “Abbess” desk
I recently bought an old Abbess schoolmaster’s desk from the 1940s or 1950s in a charity shop – for only £25. Sadly enough the surface was quite greasy and scratched, so I decided to use it for a refurbishing project. Since I love the texture and look of old wood I wanted to keep theContinue reading “Refurbishing an old “Abbess” desk”
Work in Progress: Bottle cap necklace
Not much to see yet: Making a necklace out of old bottle caps adorned with leaf gold.
Upcycling: Jewellery Box
I upcycled an old metal chocolate box using decoupage technique and paint to create a box for some jewellery. What do you think? Can be bought here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/249828184/tinker-collection-jewellery-box-made?ref=shop_home_active_1