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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Ron Taylor

Paint a kitchen white – and then again

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash, Ron Taylor

As far as the topic of handpainted work is concerned, Paint a kitchen white or paint pine furniture white is one of the most searched terms on Google! That surprises me, I would have thought it was “off-white” which in itself is noteworthy to me, knowing how many colours there are to choose from. Holman Read More

Kitchen Painting in Bidford, Warwickshire

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Holman Specialist Paints, Ron Taylor

This is a recent project from Ron Taylor, kitchen painting in Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. The kitchen had been installed about 15 years ago and was in very good condition. However, the customers were looking for a lighter look than the wood finish. The hand painted finish was also to be done in conjunction with new tiles, Read More

Spray Painting Wicker Chairs

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Ron Taylor, spray painting, tikkurila

Ron Taylor was recently asked about spray painting wicker chairs. Spraying is really the only way to to paint something like this. It is possible with a brush but it would be very time consuming and the finish wouldn’t be consistent. How to colour match to a piece of wicker? The customer had a sample Read More

Kitchen Painting in Rugby, Warwickshire

Blog, cleaning, hand-painted furniture, Ron Taylor

Traditional Painter, Ron Taylor, recently finished a project kitchen painting in Rugby, Warwickshire. It involved a mid sized kitchen and a dresser. The kitchen units had been stained and finished with a factory applied lacquer, and the dresser, although previously stripped, had a fine layer of wax. It was going to be quite a transformation Read More

Cheshire spray painting ceilings, walls and woodwork

Associates, Blog, Ron Taylor, Scot Hindley, spray painting

Spray painting in residential settings is no easy task, with quite a few challenges, but experts like Scot Hindley in Cheshire, and other Traditional Painters around the country, have the experience and the right equipment to judge which approach is best (spray, roller or brush) to meet the challenges. Right tool for the job In Read More

Paint Red Fire Station Doors

Blog, Ron Taylor

Ron Taylor gets a chance to paint red fire station doors. A tall order, but with the help of a tall painter, aka Charlie Budd, and oil-based Tikkurila paints, they came up a treat. Fire Station Doors were a new one for me, but I recently completed a set of 3 in Warwickhire. First impressions Read More

Purdy clearcut Brushes

Blog, brushes, Purdy, Ron Taylor

Ron Taylor has spotted a few good brushes ahead of the curve, Picasso included. Maybe Purdy UK want to listen to his review of their Purdy clearcut. Used in Mylands paint, this is probably a double UK painting premier for Ron! Purdy clearcut Brushes are a range designed to be the ultimate cutting in tool, Read More

Hand Painted Kitchen in Barford Warwickshire

Blog, cleaning, erecta rack, Graco, hand-painted kitchen, Holman Specialist Paints, Ron Taylor

Welcome 2014 – this is the last job of 2013 for Ron Taylor, who recounts how he approached a hand painted kitchen in Barford, Warwickshire. I was recently asked to paint a kichen in Barford, Warwickshire. Initially this was just to be the units, but in the end the walls, door frames and skirtings were Read More

Mylands Primer and Ican Grepp V Primer

Blog, paint, Ron Taylor

Ron Taylor has been using water based and water-borne paints longer than most in the UK and these are further findings with Mylands Primer and Ican Primer. He has been using them on recent jobs, so it is still early days and at the observation stage, rather than endorsement stage. This test was for priming Read More

Adorn brushes

Blog, brushes, Ron Taylor

The Adorn brushes reviewed below made a surprisingly good first impression on Ron Taylor. Is this a Purdy Monarch killer at near pauper prices?!!! Adorn Brushes from Saffron Sphere Ltd were a new one on me until I got a couple from Andy Cherry at MyPaintBrush. I had 2 from the range. A *
Professional Traditional Painters

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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