This kitchen was a bespoke build for a beautiful house in the Newington area of Edinburgh. It was designed and built by an Edinburgh based company. This was a major refurbishment of the unused basement area to create a stunning kitchen for this young family. I was commissioned to hand paint the new cabinetry, the base coats were applied off …
Third coat of paint for this kitchen over 14 years!
Great start to this year. I first painted this kitchen when it was newly fitted 14 years ago, I then gave it a maintenance coat 7 years later in the original colour. My client contacted me a few months ago to ask me to repaint it in a new colour they decided on Farrow&Ball ‘Inchyra Blue’. A lovely way to …
Ian started working with his father after leaving school in 1973. He reflects on his 50 year journey,
Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!
Seasons greetings! Having a short break and then I’m fully booked until late April next year so, if you’re thinking of getting any work carried out I would advise contacting me as soon as possible.
Repainting and restoring a kitchen .. for the 3rd time!
We revisited this kitchen for the 3rd time this week. It’s now on its 3rd change of colour over a number of years. Repainting is a great way to give your kitchen a new lease of life without the expense, fuss and waste of installing a new kitchen. The colour this time is matched to Farrow & Ball ‘pavilion grey’. …
Hand painted funiture and a painting a bespoke kitchen
It’s been a busy Autumn so far, with a variety of jobs to keep me busy. Firstly I hand painted a couple of pine bedside cabinets to give them a new lease of life. You can see the before and after photos below. Next up was a bespoke kitchen. I have the privilege to be able to work on some …
Hand painted furniture
I don’t just paint kitchens! Here are some photos of some bedroom furniture I painted recently. Some 80s pine chests of drawers brought up to date, finished in a soft light stone colour. Here’s what they used to look like: This beautiful hard wood bedroom furniture below simply didn’t fit in with my clients decor. It’s now finished in Farrow&ball …
Transformed vinyl wrap kitchen
We transformed this vinyl wrap kitchen into something much more elegant and classy. It was finished with Tikkurila Helmi 10 matched to Farrow&ball ‘Cromarty’ The transformed kitchen – after Before – the vinyl wrap kitchen
Hand painted Oriental Cabinets
We don’t just paint kitchens! I was asked to paint these oriental style cabinets for a client. They chose black and I think it suits the cabinets really well. I finished them with Helmi 30 (all brush finished not sprayed). It was a nice change from painting kitchens.
Hand painted kitchens in April – two very different styles
Here’s some photos from a couple of kitchens I hand painted this month. The first is a kitchen I painted a few years ago. The house was recently sold and the new owner changed the layout slightly and added some additional cabinets. I was called in to paint the new cabinets to match the existing. The colour is ‘Hicks Blue’ …
Hand painted kitchens with sustainable paint
Two wooden kitchens bite the dust! This month I finished two kitchens using Tikkurila Helmi 30 – a lovely rich white. Tikkurila are a Nordic company who develop high quality sustainable paints. The rooms were considerably lighter and brighter after their makeover!