hand painted kitchens, painted furniture, period property decorating throughout UK

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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.

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Martin Dunn

Painted wooden kitchen in Lichfield – Martin Dunn is back

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn, preparation

Martin Dunn revisits a painted wooden kitchen in Lichfield in a property where renovations have been going on for most of the year. IT’S GOOD TO BE BACK! No, this is not a reference to Mr G Glitter singing about his return to his old junior school, it’s about a recent visit to a kitchen Read More

Osmo Hard Wax Polyx Oil v Mylands Hard Wax Earth oil

Blog, Martin Dunn, Osmo

Martin Dunn did a long run of hardwood veneered doors recently, and was able to get a good feel to compare his favoured Osmo Hard Wax Polyx Oil v Mylands Hard Wax Earth oil. We are often asked to try out new things by suppliers. Some are most welcome, others not so. I am a Read More

A hand-painted kitchen in Lichfield and Pot Noodle

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn

Martin Dunn runs through a small job, a hand-painted kitchen in Lichfield recently. He takes his craft very seriously, but also decided to give us a taster of how he spends his break times product testing the culinary delights you can rely on to get you through a hard day’s painting! SMALL LICHFIELD KITCHEN Good Read More

Paint Plus Armour Guard v Johnstones oil satin & water-based satin

Blog, Eco, Martin Dunn, paint, Wooster

Paint Plus Armour Guard is of New Zealand origin. Water-based satin, requires no primer or undercoat, dries tough, interior and exterior quality, and won’t go yellow. It seems to be the paint of choice in top London hotels where its fast drying qualities and low odour enable quick turn arounds of hotel rooms. That is Read More

Wallpaper tub paste – Solvite Light and Luxury

Blog, Martin Dunn, wallcoverings

Martin Dunn hangs a lot of fine wallcoverings and is careful to specify the correct wallpaper tub paste. Solvite Light and Luxury to the rescue on this short notice job! Last Friday I had a last minute call to hang some wallpaper. It was for an interior designer who I do a bit of work Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Nantwich with Tikkurila

Blog, cleaning, hand-painted kitchen, krudkutter, Martin Dunn, tikkurila

This account of the refurbishment of a hand painted kitchen in Nantwich is from Martin Dunn based in Brownhills. “I’ll be your substitute” sang Clout Top song! I hear you cry? As well as humming this song during the day, whilst discussing films of the 1980’s with my work colleague, Matt, the title also sums Read More

Fitted furniture painted in Tikkurila, Tixall Mews Staffordshire

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Little Greene, Martin Dunn, tikkurila

This article on fitted furniture painted with Tikkurila Feelings Furniture paint was written by Traditional painter, Martin Dunn who works in Staffordshire. About Tixall Mews Just before Christmas, I was carrying out some private decorating work at Tixall Mews in Staffordshire Tixall Mews, along with the gate house, is all that remains of Tixall Hall, Read More

hand painted kitchen in Lichfield

hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn

This account of a hand painted kitchen in Lichfield is from Martin Dunn, Traditional Painter in Staffordshire. This was a complete rejig of an old and tired oak kitchen. The units had been moved, new bits added, new tiles fitted, plus block-board work surface, new electrics, cooker and canopy. All this work was carried out, Read More

Hand paint wooden kitchen units – Haughton, Staffordshire

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn

Traditional Painter for Staffordshire, Martin Dunn, runs through a project to prepare and hand paint wooden kitchen units in Haughton, using Little Greene oil eggshell paint 1 – Remove all doors, sheet up and protect – unfortunatly the homeowner had just came out of hospital and hadn’t had time to empty all the cupboards. 2 Read More

Spray painting snippets from Traditional Painter

Blog, Graco, hand-painted kitchen, Martin Dunn, Ron Taylor, spray painting

Most of the Traditional Painter group have experience of spraying using various types of equipment and brands and here are some spray painting snippets. Some observations I think it is fair to say that a spray equipment store is probably not the first destination for most UK decorators. Few own their own spray equipment. Even Read More
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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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