Furniture upcycling; a bespoke Christmas gift

A perfect sustainable gift this Christmas. Imagine the big reveal on Christmas Day. With loved ones crowded around the tree and a newly re-styled piece of furniture is unwrapped and marvelled by all. Instead of hiding from sight, this new piece of upcycled furniture will become a room’s centre piece. To be admired for years and generations to come.  We find heirloom pieces that cannot be parted with work especially Read more…

Second hand September

What is second hand September all about?  The second-hand September campaign was introduced by Oxfam and is back for the third year running. The Oxfam initiative encourages the UK to purchase second-hand clothing or mend clothing during the month of September. According to Oxfam, “13 million items of used clothing will end up in UK landfill every week”.   Read more…

What is epoxy resin art?

Epoxy resins are a class of reactive prepolymers and polymers which contain epoxide groups. They may be reactive, either with themselves through catalytic homopolymerisation. Or with a wide range of co-reactants, often referred to as hardeners or curatives. This cross-linking reaction is commonly referred to as curing. Resin has become a Read more…