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How to Create Dressing Table Chic with Beautiful Accessories

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How to Create Dressing Table Chic with Beautiful Accessories

A dressing table is a place for self-expression, personal style and tastes.  We decorate with our favourite luxuries and if dressed with care can play a staring role in our bedrooms.  Use a mixture of storage items and decorative pieces to transform it into an area that is not only beautiful but also practical.  Think about how you want to use your dressing table, is it for hair and make-up or a place for the final jewellery touches. Trinket Boxes Trinket and jewellery boxes are not only decorative but provide fantastic storage for your precious gems and costume pieces.  Remember,...

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How to paint wooden furniture

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How to paint wooden furniture

Something as simple as a lick of paint can give anything a new lease of life and it’s really easy to transform almost anything with paint. When it comes to wooden furniture though the last thing you want to do is damage it as it’s likely to have been pretty expensive when it was first purchased. In order to avoid causing irreparable damage it’s essential to follow the appropriate steps that will ensure you end the process with a piece of furniture that is, for all intents and purposes, brand new without causing any damage to the original piece at...

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How to remove stains and protect wooden furniture

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How to remove stains and protect wooden furniture

On the majority of wooden furniture there will be some kind of finish that is intended to protect the wood from any kind of damage such as wax or polish however, this protective layer doesn’t always suffice and marks can appear on the wood but there’s no need to worry because there are several ways that you can rectify the problem. Generally when a mark appears on a piece of the wooden furniture it is the finish, rather than the wood itself, that is damaged, which is why all of the protective finish has to be removed. The way you...

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How to re-silver a mirror

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How to re-silver a mirror

Imperfections such as grey marks and discolouration can add a huge amount of character to an old mirror but a mirror that has been completely worn out is no use to anyone. It is the backing of a mirror that makes it reflective and it is this silver backing that will eventually show your mirror’s true age. When the back of a mirror becomes damaged it can completely ruin the look of it in which case it might be worth having it re-silvered – especially if it’s particularly old or holds great sentimental value. Before beginning the re-silvering process it’s...

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How to remove stains from wooden furniture

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How to remove stains from wooden furniture

Finding a mark on your wooden furniture can seem like the end of the world but quite often it can be easily fixed and the marks can be removed with something as simple as a little elbow grease. There are a huge number of substances that can cause a mark or stain to appear on wooden surfaces and here are just a few of the ways you can get rid of them. Water: A water stain, heat mark or a patch of sloshed coffee can quite often leave a white or light coloured mark if left. There are a number...

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