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How to use Johnstone's Garden Colours to transform your garden

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How to use Johnstone's Garden Colours to transform your garden

Johnstone’s Garden Colours paint will transform and energise your outdoor space to give your garden a new lease of life with all year round colour. The easy to apply formulation provides a beautiful layer of long lasing colour, without losing the natural grain of the wood. It will colour and protect most types of garden furniture including sheds, fences, arbours, summer houses, trellis, tables and chairs. To create your new outdoor look with Johnstone’s Garden colours paint follow the guidance below:   Select your colour Johnstone’s Garden Colours paint is available in 20 stylish shades, including shades of grey Night...

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How to transform a bedside table

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How to transform a bedside table

1. To start with, remove the drawers and handles, wipe down the surfaces with soapy water removing any grease and dust and allow to dry thoroughly. Line the inside of the drawers with painters tape or masking tape to avoid paint going into areas not required. Lay dustsheets on surrounding areas to protect surfaces. 2. Now the fun begins! First shake the Revive Chalky Furniture Paint tin before opening, then give it a good stir. Get straight into painting your furniture. Paint the edges with a brush, larger areas will achieve a better finish with a small roller. There's no need...

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How to transform your old tiles

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How to transform your old tiles
It’s easy to transform the look of your Kitchen or Bathroom with Revive Tile Paint. Refresh tired and outdated ceramic tiles with this easy application formula, effortlessly transforming a whole bathroom, or simply adding a pop of colour to your kitchen splashbacks. 

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How to Paint your Cupboards

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How to Paint your Cupboards
Bring new life to your kitchen in just one day with Revive Cupboard Paint, a quick and easy way to transform Melamine & MDF kitchen cupboards. This easy-to-use formulation dries to a smooth satin finish and can be applied directly onto cupboard surfaces with no need for a separate primer or undercoat.

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How to create a vintage photo frame

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How to create a vintage photo frame

1. Before starting, wipe down the frame with a damp cloth removing any grime or dust and wait for it to dry thoroughly. Apply your first coat of Revive Metallic Paint using a brush– no need to prime, sand or strip. 2. Wait for your first coat to dry to touch, but still a bit tacky. 3. Distress by using baby wipes or a damp cloth, where you would like the original frame to show through, unlike sand paper, baby wipes will only take off the paint and not disturb the original substrate. If you have dry brushed, be careful not to knock...

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