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We are an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, each with decades of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.
Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size. Browse our case studies for a selection of the thousands of kitchens we have transformed since 2009.
With Zoom calls all the rage these days, bookshelves in the background have become a focus of attention. So what about a Painters Bookshelves? Traditional Painter for S Wales, Matthew Evans, takes a trip through his book collection. Specialist painter’s book collection I wouldn’t consider myself a book collector by any means, but I enjoy Read More
Refurbish a kitchen in Bridgend South Wales, Matt Evans, Traditional Painter explains an interesting project that transformed a home. If you have a well fitted, good quality kitchen in your home, similar to this oak example in Bridgend (between Cardiff and Swansea), then it would be unwise to replace everything – it really is not necessary. Read More
Traditional Painter Matt Evans is based in S Wales. This piece of hand painted furniture in Swansea wasn’t as ancient as some of the painted pieces that Matt has dealt with, with his heritage hat on, but it was certainly old and tired enough to benefit from a skilled furniture painter with a good eye Read More
When Matt Evans took on this refurbished kitchen in Aberdare, it was confirmed that not everyone is so sure about how a hand painted kitchen will look once it is complete, colours are often difficult to imagine over broad areas and many homeowners will not have come across a high quality brush finish before. After Read More
Linseed oil has been at the heart of the decorating world for centuries. Linseed oil is the soul of one of Europe’s longest established manufacturers, the core ingredient of most of their products. Linseed oil glazing putty is the traditional product for bedding in new glass in wooden windows, and creating an angled rebate for Read More
Matthew Evans is a talented craftsman, as demonstrated here creating a decorative panel at the new woodland shelter in the Dumfries Estate Arboretum, in conjunction with the Princes Foundation Live Build 2013. Sit back and enjoy a timelapsed view of him at work with mahl sticks, freehand brush work, sign writing and a bit of Read More
Matt Evans Traditional Painter South Wales has been trialling a brushkeeper for your water-based paints. Two brushkeepers, actually! Both from Holland. You may have seen an earlier post of mine including the Clean and Go storage container, which I use regularly. It’s a good system. It helps clean and store water-based brushes for a period of Read More
I asked Matt Evans Traditional Painter S. Wales a few questions, to provide some background to how he arrived at this point in his career. What part of the UK do you cover for Traditional Painter? South Wales from Cardiff to Pembroke At what age did you first wield a paint brush for money? And Read More
Matthew Evans is a Traditional Painter covering South Wales. This account of the process for a hand painted kitchen in Porthcawl first appeared on his Welsh Heritage Decor site, and includes all the photos of the project. Colour sampling We were approached last year to hand paint a kitchen in Porthcawl, near Bridgend, South Wales. The Read More
This article from traditional Painter, Matt Evans, reveals literally step by step, how to hand paint a kitchen – Little Greene oil-based eggshell paint was used. With all the great advice and information from the craftsmen on these pages, there is little left to reveal. But have you wondered exactly how your kitchen looks throughout Read More
Traditional Painter is an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, with years of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.
Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size.
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