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Beautiful Napoleonic Blue Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

There’s a sort of freedom involved in painting your own furniture, especially when painting with the exquisite range of Annie Sloan chalk paint. The versatility of the Annie Sloan chalk paint is renowned, and if you’re keen to start exploring painting with furniture then you can’t fail with Annie Sloan and you certainly can’t […]

October 21st, 2014|

Napoleonic Blue Chalk Paint  

Napoleonic Blue Chalk Paint  

For those keen to develop their paint-brushing abilities and breathe new life into stale furniture, your best bet is to become acquainted with the acclaimed range of Annie Sloan Chalk Paints.

You can do this by turning up to a drop in workshop at Poppy Greens Home. Here you can have […]

September 22nd, 2014|

Chalk Paint Courses

Chalk Paint Courses       

Annie Sloan came to develop her own distinctly decorative paint in 1990, for at the time there was no other paint available with the properties she required. ‘Chalk Paint’, as it became known, is so-called because of its chalky, matt finish. This paint was developed primarily for the purpose […]

September 4th, 2014|

The Art of Cupcake Decorating

You really need to stretch the mind when it comes to cupcakes as there’s not much you can’t do when it comes to decoration, but if you really can’t imagine a beautifully sculptured, elaborately iced cupcake then you only need to take a look at The Great British Bake Off, the show currently taking over our screens.

Cake […]

August 19th, 2014|

Braided Flex Cables

Braided Flex Cables   

Braided flex cables are designed for period style restoration work on lighting and electrical appliances as well as modern light fittings. An inexpensive means of wiring, braided flex cables are perfect for decorative lighting.

At Poppy Greens Home we have a selection of braided flex cables in an array of different colours, […]

August 6th, 2014|

Antique Child’s Toys

Antique Child’s Toys   

Toys are ornaments for the imagination; physical objects that children can use in creating their own unique worlds. Toys don’t have to be constructed of expensive materials, they don’t have to be complex in design, they just need to fuel a child’s imagination, and the simplest toys are often the best.

Antique […]

July 31st, 2014|

Where to Buy Vintage Drawer Handles

An interesting drawer handle can make all the difference to a tired and cheap-looking chest of drawers. Brass handles, classic pulls, glass knobs, cup handles, ring pulls and bail pulls are all necessary but decorative items which will instantly increase the aesthetic value of any piece of furniture.

Never underestimate the transformative power of quality […]

July 23rd, 2014|

Antique Chandeliers Online

Antique Chandeliers Online

Nothing dazzles and distracts the eye more than an antique chandelier. Whether it’s an 18th century original in French crystal or a retro hanging glass light circa 1955, we can all appreciate a chandelier.

The chandelier still serves a purpose in modern homes, even if your home employs a modern, minimalist aesthetic. In […]

June 27th, 2014|

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™

Annie Sloan’s chalk paint has developed an enviable reputation for itself, synonymous with quality. It has become the go-to decorative paint of choice for beautifying furniture, cabinets, ornaments and accessories.

Annie Sloan chalk paint is now almost a stand alone phrase in itself. This paint has an excellent quality pigment so a […]

June 10th, 2014|