Hand-painted kitchens, furniture & period property
Welcome to the home of 20+ specialist kitchen painters & decorating professionals working hard to maintain and raise standards by openly sharing their hard-earned knowledge, advising homeowners, DIY and trade.
Traditional Painter reflects the open book philosophy of Andy Crichton, which he believes is a win-win for prospective clients looking for excellence, as well as decorators & suppliers striving for excellence.
We explain how we prepare and paint lacquered oak, waxed pine, laminate kitchens; repaint luxury painted kitchens, new bespoke hardwood, poplar/MDF; & refurbish too. Meticulous, high standards of preparation, dust extraction and proven specifications. FAQ
Revive an oak cabinet, favourite pine dresser or beige laminate cupboard with a hand-painted durable satin / eggshell finish, in any colour you like, or Annie Sloan chalk paint, waxed, distressed, gilded, sprayed…
Is your home big, tricky or old? Professional interior decorating services don’t come cheap, but shoddy work costs more! The best decorators for period property are old school thinkers with uptodate kit & systems. For attention to detail & value-for-money, call in one of these specialist period property decorators in your area. They know exactly what they are doing.
Over the past couple of years, a growing number of homeowners around the UK and overseas have been approaching Ingrid of Lilou Interiors for online paint colour advice. Professional decorators are seeing the benefits of her online service too.
Read testimonials from Ingrid’s clients, delighted with how she provided a colour scheme that suited their taste, their home & their budget.
Your kitchen is well used, it could do with more storage, perhaps a smarter layout, or be a different colour… But looking at it financially, practically, and environmentally, throwing out a decent kitchen and fitting a brand new custom kitchen is the last thing on many people’s minds. However, rather than putting up with less than perfect for another 10 years, there are creative alternatives to a full blown kitchen re-fit. More…
This site showcases the work and ethos of leading professional decorators, specialists and suppliers who are committed to pushing the trade forward out of the 80’s. I operate a no secrets policy, and regularly publish decorating tips and tricks.
Best trade practice, innovative and proven decorating products. Suitable for the trade & keen DIY decorators. What’s not to like! If you think there is a better alternative to techniques or products explained here, please jump in, it’s the only way to learn. Click to receive latest painting tips by email.
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