• Annie

    Never too old to Frenchic

    Furniture upcycling is accessible to all. It has no age restriction as our lovely customer Annie, aged 96 demonstrates. Our local Liverpool lass wanted to brighten up her kitchen and along with help from her daughter Sharon, they soon gave this kitchen a makeover that Annie deserved. The walls along with its wood panelling were transformed using our award winning Wall Paint in the colour Breezing. The kitchen cupboards were washed down with sugar soap and lightly sanded before applying our taupe Cool Beans in the Al Fresco range. Frenchic Al Fresco is waterproof and suitable for outdoor painting, so it is the ideal choice for kitchen makeovers. You can see…

  • giving a red gift wrapped beautifully

    How to wrap a present

    Wrapping presents doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Most of us get into a mess because we have too much stuff out and are trying to balance a present and scissors at the same time. The secret to wrapping a present is to get yourself organised.   Find yourself a clean and clear area to work. I use the island in our kitchen as I like to stand when wrapping presents. Next, get all the things together that you will need. Such as Scissors. Sellotape – invest in sellotape on a dispenser to make life easier, Wrapping paper, Present, Gift tag, ribbon. Place the box face down on top of your wrapping paper, leaving…