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Mixing cups and stirring sticks for acrylic paint pouring

Over the past couple of years, the creative people out there may have seen acrylic paint pouring take and become extremely popular world wide. And we can see why! If you have been thinking about getting into acrylic paint pouring art but weren’t quite sure where to start, then this post is for you! We […]

Resin top coat over fluid paint pour by The Fluid Fox

There are a variety of ways in which you can seal your acrylic paint pour. Depending on the overall look you are wanting to achieve will depend on which product/s you should use to seal it. Today we will be showcasing the 3 most common ways of sealing your acrylic paint pour, complete with pros […]

Completed resin art piece

How to make resin art

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The creative people out there may have seen acrylic paint pouring take off this year and become extremely popular world wide. Along side this we have noticed that resin art has been on the rise as well. And we can see why! If you have been thinking about getting into resin art but weren’t quite […]

Flip cup art by Artist Miranda

We have recently teamed up with the very talented Artist Miranda to help show you some handy tips and tricks on how to create your very own flipcup acrylic paint pour art piece! Miranda, who goes by Artist Miranda on Instagram, is known for making beautiful paint pouring’s. If you’re one of those that wants […]

Kitchen after arch close up

You may have seen the current trend of painted arches and wondered how to achieve the look in your own home. So, we’re here to show you just how easy it is! Take a look at our step-by-step guide to learn all about how to create a painted arch. Supplies Tape measure String Pencil Level […]

sand your walls

As we always say, preparation is key! Behind every good paint job is good preparation. Today we are going to share our top 5 tips on how we recommend you prep your walls for painting. 1) Removing wallpaper If you are planning to remove wallpaper and instead paint your walls, there are a couple of […]

Man cleaning windows

End of tenancy cleaning can be a bit of a daunting task so we have put together a handy checklist to help assist you. What is end of tenancy cleaning? End of tenancy cleaning (EOT) is an agreement that a tenant agrees on with their landlord upon rental of a property, where it is agreed […]

Do you have a door (or doors) that echo around the house upon being used? Squeaky doors can be incredibly annoying to live with but also are very easy to remedy! Most of us have at least one door or cupboard that makes a dreaded sound when opened and/or closed. It’s a very common and […]

Man holding paint brush and tin of paint

This post will explain the best way to paint wooden window frames. From preparation to finished result! For best results, make sure the wood is in sound condition. If there are any holes or gaps that need to be filled in, we recommend doing so beforehand. Once any gaps have been filled, left to dry […]

Application of wood oil

It can be tricky to know exactly how to oil wood floors. No matter what state your flooring is in, there is always a solution with Owatrol. Oleofloor Natural and Oleofloor Classic are both water-based oil finishes. Natural has a matt finish whilst Classic has a ‘wet look’ finish. They both offer superior chemical and […]