Inside The Cupboard

A brand new look

A brand new look

Hi all, I'm updating the look of my website over this week, I want it to reflect me a little more and also be easier to navigate. I can't wait to be open again and am putting all recommended safety procedures in place in readiness.  Be safe and see you soon I hope. Jackie x

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So many things to share !!

So many things to share !!

Well hi there, welcome to the new home for my blog. Things aren't half changing in my world right now, starting with my lovely new website which you found, if you're reading the post !! My branding has changed,  my business address will be too, in the Summer. You can still find me at Curborough Countryside Centre, just in a slightly different space, right opposite where you are used to seeing me at Phoenix Interiors. My new space will be full of paint, furniture, people (I hope) !! I'm dreaming of a little coffee station, a big permanent workshop table, a whole...

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Featured Milk Paint Mag

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The currency of kindness

The currency of kindness

At the weekend, we went camping. We were all set up, people were arriving all around us, it was sunny and hot, people were happy. Two families arrived to pitch up next to us, nothing unusual there. It quickly became apparent that the no one in the either family had any idea how to put up their tents… Now, what do you do….you don’t want to overstep the mark, jump in, be all eager…after all, the parents in the families were trying valiantly to work it out, there were two big tattooed Dads on the case, hammers were flying, the...

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From tiny acorns

From tiny acorns

This year so far has been a steep learning curve for me. Last year was too, in an emotional way, this year its all about business. I’m learning so much, enrolling for courses, workshops, learning all about book keeping, invoicing. I’m learning about growth and progression, teaching, mentoring. Thats a long list already. Wow, that all sounded grown up. Not all ALL like me….  But its been a year of change in my business, I’ve become a retailer for Fusion Mineral Paint, to sit alongside the Miss Mustard Seeds milk paint range that I love so much. Wow do people...

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