New Lease of Life for Lloyd Loom

New look for the Lloyd Loom from Limehouse With a fresh lick of paint this Lloyd Loom cane seat has been given a new lease of life. The chosen shade of aqua blue is both contemporary and in keeping with the style of chair. The original seat cover remains intact beneath the new seat cover,…

Lloyd Loom from Limehouse

Lloyd Loom – Limehouse This incredible Lloyd Loom cane seat was left behind by previous tennants in an empty work space in Limehouse. Made in the UK under license from Lloyd Loom by the William Lusty and Sons Company, these pieces were hugely popular mid-century. Now bright gloss blue, the original gold finish remains evident on the undercarriage, where…

1950s Kitchen Chairs in Bermondsey

White and Yellow Kitchen chairs Dumped in the trash outside a renovation in Bermondsey, along with period cabinets sadly in a sorry state, these 1950s kitchen chairs have been given a smart clean look with white gloss paint. The original yellow vinyl seat covers have been cleaned and, although ones sports a cigarette burn, they are un-cracked and fresh-looking. Many…

Revitalized Ikea Dining Chairs

Ikea Dining Chairs What can you do with cheap and simple Ikea dining chairs? A lick of red gloss paint gives these secondhand pieces a fresh modern look – an ideal edition for any bright and sunny dining space. Items now available for purchase on our eBay page.  

East Sheen Bedroom Chair Update

Update on the East Sheen Bedroom Chair Now fully restored, this lovely light-wood piece has cleaned up nicely and will be a lovely edition to a bedroom set. The oil has really brought out the grain and a little wood glue here and there has restored the joints and secured its future! Many of the items…

Eames Chair from Tulse Hill Launderette

Eames Chair – Tulse Hill This unwanted Eames moulded plastic chair proved a lucky find at a launderette in Tulse Hill, South West London, many years ago. It is time to refresh and restore for this lovely piece and with original blue corduroy upholstery and bracket metal legs it remains in relatively good condition and it will be an interesting…

Cane Bedroom Chair Unearthed in East Sheen

Bedroom Chair – East Sheen Rescued in East Sheen (and then strapped to a rucksack and shuttled home on the back of a bike!), this short-legged mid-century bedroom chair with sheet cane seat and back, has been stripped in the past and spent a goodly amount of time in a warm interior. The wood was thirsty…