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My love of beautiful furniture

My love of beautiful furniture was born when, at the tender age of seventeen, I was lucky enough to become part of the team at Phillips Fine Art Auctioneers in Leeds.I adored the furniture, porcelain, jewellery and paintings but, I also, became aware of how to mix antique furniture, mid-century furniture with new contemporary furniture…

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Anita – August 2017

Hi Karen Just got home and unwrapped the 1920’s doctors cabinet. It is lovely. Whoever cleaned and restored it did a fantastic job. If it was yourselves, how did you strip the paint and what did you put on the metal afterwards? I ask because I have a lovely 1950’s steel sink unit that I…

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