The paint has arrived and is ready for sale ,offering 27 colours in a nordic continental palette ,waxes,varnishes and stains all compliment the paints and are so easy to use ,no preperation needed .
courses are being prepared with the first one running in July ,where we will show you one and two colour distressing,varnish finishes and wax finishing .
You will have practise boards and a nice rustic tray to practise your painting on .
10% off all paints etc on the day .
Coffee and a Buffet lunch included in the price of the days course of £99
Booking forms now available
We shall be stocking Grand illusions vintage chalk paint after an absence of over 12 years this paint and wax etc has been relaunched .
We will run classes that will teach you and show you how to achieve country rustic looking painted furniture .
We will undertake the courses at Gorgeous Gerties also on West Street in a workshop in this lovely 15th century old timber framed building with its rustic oak beams and undulating oak floor , we will offer 10% off all products on the course and in the price of the course we will include coffee and a Buffet lunch , booking forms are being produced at the moment
An exciting time ahead at Shabby Chic Country Living ,
Any enquires please contact
This table was made for the Abinger School Of Cookery ,it had to be big enough to sit as many as possible so we used reclaimed scaffold boards 12 ft long with extensions leaves either end which took it to 16 ft
A great looking painted clock with a very Swedish look ,battery operated ,very country rustic
We are going to be Starting soon at Shabby Chic Country Living rustic painting courses ,in a workshop which is being set up in Gorgeous Gerties West Street,
Not sure of the format that we will teach at the moment ,but it will be based on achieving country rustic finishes and giving you pieces of furniture that look like they have lived a life as a painted piece of furniture .
We will also be stocking and selling a chalk paint ,and waxes to achieve the country rustic look .
We will keep the website updated as to dates and cost etc,and we will be competitive with our prices and products offering discounts on course days .
Just one of our Antique French Tables,which we always have in stock ,whether its an oak,cherry or walnut
A view of the shop today ,now waiting for the customers lol
At long last i have opened a facebook page for Shabby chic country living ,i will endevour to load and keep all new stock and pieces of furniture up todate as i am taking in weekly deliveries .
Wow!! what a great Christmas ,All we can say is a big big thankyou to all our customers
Lovely comments and so many compliments on how Christmassy the shop looked and smelt with Christmas candles and oils burning ,Our Christmas window featured a wonderful 19c wooden Southern Indian Deer ,which we will use next year [already planning the window ]
In 2014 we will incorparate industrial pieces of furniture,more choice of bespoke made country furniture ,candles,soft furnishings to name but a few and will do more to advertise Shabby Chic Country Living
With the New Year looming and winter months coming im hoping for a bit of snow albeit small amount as the wooden German sledges are on there way .
On that note i wish all my customers and website visitors a Great And Happy New Year
simon and family