Four French Chairs
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My ‘Escape to the Chateau’ Style Chairs

My tale of transforming a Facebook bargain set of four French chairs into something you would find in Escape to the Chateau!

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Victorian chaise upholstered with a bespoke design of a pond and the animals who visit it
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The Stunning Pond Chaise

This rather bedraggled, Victorian chaise was a somewhat challenging project. My client had had this chaise for quite a few years – an impulse buy at an auction. She was not quite sure what to do with it, she wanted something a ‘bit special’ but was not quite sure what that was. Her neighbour, for […]

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Retro footstool in need of reupholstering
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When to Reupholster

Wondering whether it’s worth reupholstering a piece of furniture? Then read this blog containing 5 important things to consider.

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Hello 2021
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So Long 2020 and Hello 2021!

2020 was very challenging year and affected my business badly. Read how I adapted and re-focused and sold more of my own work than ever before. Plus my Top 5 Favourite chairs of 2020.

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white rose footstool
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The Story Behind the White Rose Footstool

Here is the tale of how this rather lovely footstool was created. I have been working with the lovely Holly Cook for a while now. She takes the most fabulous photographs of my work, which has made an enormous difference to my online presence and sales. Gone are the days of my slightly blurry snaps […]

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Hare on a Chair
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The Hare on a Prayer Chair

Every chair tells a story … Every chair that comes into my workshop has a tale to tell. This is slowly revealed as I strip off the layers of fabrics and padding to restore it back to something that will become loved once more. Whilst working on a piece they often give me a glimpse […]

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