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Wallgarden at the RHS Flower Show 2018

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Wallgarden at the RHS Flower Show 2018

You may remember reading about the magical spaces Wallgarden create for children in one of our customer spotlights last year. We always like to keep in touch with our customers to find out what’s new for them, especially when it involves a touch of Littlefair’s. So we were happy to catch up with Nadine Charlton, Director and Founder of Wallgarden, about a very special project they are working on this year. Project After a successful collaboration in 2017, Wallgarden are teaming up with multi-award winning designer, RHS Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist and landscape architect, Sarah Eberle again for 2018....

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What's On The Menu?

What's On The Menu?

Just before Christmas, we were delighted to be contacted by a company in Cornwall.  Custom Menu Holders do exactly what it says on the tin (make menu holders!) and were keen to move away from using cellulose based stain. Instead, they were looking to start finishing their beautiful products with a water based wood dye like ours.  This was a no-brainer; not only is it easy to use, a non-toxic water based product is better for the environment and odour-free.  Having been making their own products from their Cornwall base for ten years, Custom Menu Holders have built up quite the customer base. ...

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Thank you for an incredible year!

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Thank you for an incredible year!

Today is our last working day before Christmas and offers us a time to reflect on the last twelve months.  2017 has been a big one for us at Littlefair's. We have taken on 16 new wonderful stockists who act as our experts in the field, offering our customers the chance to chat with knowledgeable professionals about our wood dyes, varnishes, wax polishes and oils.  Our stockists now span from as far north as Kirby Stephen to as far south as Congleton, ensuring that we have the north west pretty much covered!  Next year we hope to spread further around the...

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How to Create an Ombré Effect with your Furniture

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How to Create an Ombré Effect with your Furniture

Do you have a piece of furniture that needs a new lease of life but you’re unsure what to do with it? Why not consider creating an ombré effect with your paint work. This faded technique has been all the rage throughout fashion and beauty – and now it’s firmly got a foot in the door of interior design too. With minimal effort you can create a stunning centrepiece for your home. Once you’ve picked out the perfect piece of furniture it’s time to prep it ready for painting. Depending on the type of wood and finish, you may need...

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Industry Spotlight - Wood Turning

Industry Spotlight - Wood Turning

The chair you’re sitting on right now, the hammer you use to put up the pictures around your home, or the spindles on your banister – all these things could have been created by a wood turner. This age old craft traces back thousands of years and we’re lucky to still have skilled wood turners now. Some of Littlefair’s customers work their magic on a lathe, crafting away to create masterpieces before using our range of wood dyes to give it the perfect finish so we thought we would shine the spotlight on this skilled industry.  What is wood turning?...

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