Furniture Painting Workshop Through the Eyes Of Sally

by adminshabbyand on 12th May 2017 in Uncategorized

You know that you’re in the hands of an expert, when they make what they do seem easy and that is exactly what Ann Cope of ShabbyAnd…. (the Queen of shabby chic) does. I have never attempted to recycle furniture before, but when the opportunity arose, I jumped at it. I’d met Ann at various … Continue reading Furniture Painting Workshop Through the Eyes Of Sally

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Did You Dream Off Having A Picket Fence?…

by adminshabbyand on 28th April 2017 in Uncategorized

When I was a little girl I loved watching old films like ‘Gone with the Wind’, It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘Little Women’, loved actors like Clarke Gable, (who wouldn’t 😍) Gene Kelly and Catharine Hepburn to name just a few.   I know I sound old! All of these films had the one thing I … Continue reading Did You Dream Off Having A Picket Fence?…

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Why Mother’s Day…

by adminshabbyand on 17th March 2017 in Uncategorized

As a mother, it is nice when the children thank you for everything you do for them as I am sure many of you would agree but why on one day of the year is it celebrated? Mother’s Day originated from America when Ann Reeves Jarvis died and her daughter Anna Jarvis held a memorial … Continue reading Why Mother’s Day…

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Do You want to become a Shabby Princess

by adminshabbyand on 13th August 2016 in Uncategorized

Shabby Princess Is going to work just a job, a drudge and a means to an end? YES Then please don’t apply! NO Is your motivation inspired by solving problems and putting a smile on peoples faces, can you listen… no really listen, are you adaptable, do you make mistakes… and own up to them, … Continue reading Do You want to become a Shabby Princess

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Look Who’s Our Winner!

by adminshabbyand on 10th December 2015 in Uncategorized

We are delighted to announce that the lucky winner of our Free Prize Draw was Elaine Leyton of East Mersea, who scooped the top prize out of 300 entries.

She received over £500 worth of goodies to beautify herself and to give her home a ShabbyAnd… makeover.

Staff at Shabby And… teamed up with Friends Hair Design & Beauty to offer this fantastic prize at Mersea Island Food, Drink and Leisure Festival recently.

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Come Along And Help Us Celebrate Our Second Birthday!

by adminshabbyand on 15th August 2015 in Uncategorized

You are cordially invited to ShabbyAnd… on Saturday September 5th to help us celebrate our second birthday in style!

Everyone who walks through the door of our premises at 35A to 35B Barfield Road, West Mersea, Essex, on that day will be given a glass of fizz and some nibbles to help us mark this special occasion and to thank you, our customers. We value all of our customers and as a token of our appreciation we are giving everyone 10 per cent off everything in the store for the day.

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We Are Offering A Unique Opportunity To Mark Our Second Birthday

by adminshabbyand on 29th June 2015 in Uncategorized

We have some great news! We are launching a fantastic competition to find a new ShabbyAnd… enthusiast to join us as we approach the anniversary of our second year in business.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic young person, who might be fed up with the school environment or want to start earning their own money.

Shortlisted for the 2014 Essex Business Awards, ShabbyAnd… at 35A – 35B Barfield Road, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8QX would be the ideal place to start a career in retail. We are the first main stockiest in the UK of Autentico Chalk Paints and we are well known across the country for selling unique household accessories, gifts and cards.

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Our New Improved Workshop Space Is Now Bigger and Better!

by adminshabbyand on 18th May 2015 in Uncategorized

Here at ShabbyAnd… we have recently invested in our business to improve our workshop facilities for lovers of shabby chic and Autentico chalk paints.

The area where we hold our workshops to show people how to lovingly transform their furniture to create stunning vintage and retro look has been expanded at 35A – 35B Barfield Road, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8QX.

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by adminshabbyand on 27th April 2015 in Uncategorized

There is good news for all shabby chic fans and lovers of Autentico Vintage Chalk Paints.

Our very own expert, ShabbyAnd…’s owner, Ann Beament is in the process of writing a booklet on top tips for using Autentico Vintage Chalk Paints and you will soon be able to download it.

The booklet covers many of the recommended methods to use to lovingly transform your favourite piece of furniture or to give an heirloom or hand-me-down a stunning distressed or vintage look.

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Book A Place On Our Autentico Chalk Paints Workshops At A Special Offer Price

by adminshabbyand on 11th February 2015 in Uncategorized

Are you looking for a new hobby? Do you want a special gift for a friend who likes crafts? Or do you have a favourite piece of furniture or heirloom that needs a new look?

Then you will be pleased to hear we are now taking bookings for our Autentico Chalk Paint Workshops at ShabbyAnd…. 35A – 35B Barfield Road, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8QX.

All of our workshops are fun, lasting three to four hours, and you may want to share this enjoyable experience with a friend or family member.

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