Because there’s still ‘La Vie’ after snow!

We decided to close yesterday (Friday 2nd March) due to dangerous pavement conditions, forecast further snowfall and a strong & bitter wind! Today, however, it is much safer and notably more pleasant to be out and about and subsequently we look forward to serving you till at least 4:30pm today. Normal service will resume as of MONDAY. Thank you for having beared with us as we navigated our way through Storm Emma!

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Home Decor is at OUR core!

Home Decor is at OUR core! At home and through the shop… Take the basic elements of a room; we have Annie Sloan Decorative Products for your walls, ceilings and even wooden floors (plus furnishings and even cushion/curtain fabrics too!) We have the fabulous braided rug company products for your floor and table surfaces. Then, often overlooked, we have great lighting and lampshade products to create the right ‘ambiance’ for your space… Top all of this off with accessories from…

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A new shop in the making…

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Hopefully by now you have all found us in our new location (it’s not far – just two doors up the hill from the old one!) and we haven’t confused you too much by changing our name either!? Anyway, now we’re (more or less!) settled in I thought it a good time to share some of our photos of the ‘work in progress’ to show what went into producing the, I’m sure you’ll agree, fantastic little shop we are left…

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Good paint that does good in the World…

We KNOW that Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ is THE BEST paint IN THE WORLD for furniture, walls and MUCH more, because we use it ourselves all the time and our customers say the same too! Back in October (in the midst of our ‘move’, Annie launched a new addition to the Chalk Paint™️ Colour range; the ‘limited edition’, ‘Lem Lem’. Inspired by her travels to Ethiopia last year, Annie launched this delicate green colour as the ‘colour of hope’; aiming…

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The ‘Artisan’s Retreat’…

Those of you familiar with Shrewsbury will surely now be aware of our recent move? (Don’t worry, it wasn’t far, just two doors up!) As you can imagine we have been very busy fitting out our NEW premises and, now that we’re just about ‘there’ with them, we can finally reveal the other aspect to our ‘move’…our ‘Artisan’s’ ‘retreat’! Now there’s no getting away from the fact that our new shop premises is a lot smaller than our previous one;…

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Season’s Greetings!

Well, the shop has been ‘put to bed’ for a couple of days and we’d like to wish all our customers past, present and future, a very Happy Christmas! Since closing at 4pm today we’ve been busy preparing our table for tomorrow (using product service from our shop!) and wrapping the kids pressies… Enjoy!

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New home, new look…

Apologies for lack of updates to the website over the past few months…we’ve been quite busy! As well as moving two doors up, building a ‘home’ studio (more on that later), we have also changed our name! We retain our ethos of placing an emphasis on ‘quality’, ‘beauty’, ‘great design’ and ‘craftsmanship’. We have not abandoned our love of ‘vintage’ at all. As has always been the case, it matters not whether an item is ‘old’ or ‘new’ to us;…

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Please excuse our appearance…

We’ve been very busy over the last few months, not only stocking up with great products, but trying to smarten up our ‘appearance’ (especially from the outside)! We’ve been trading from our current premises for almost 6 years and, whilst we have spruced things up here and there in this time, it is sometimes hard to fit in improvements whilst the shop is open! If we’re honest, we were beginning to look a little more ‘shabby’ than ‘chic’!! Over the past…

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