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Introducing Vintro Chalk Paint™ to Central Auckland!

We're very excited to announce that we are bringing Vintro Chalk Paint™ to central Auckland! Vintro Chalk Paint™requires no sanding, no priming and is very fast drying (with a dry time of approx 20-30 mins in NZ). With 50% more coverage, 56 beautiful colours, waxes, lacquers and metallics; Vintro Chalk Paint™is a completely integrated system that gives you an amazing scope to create unique finishes. Our new paint demo bar is now open, where we can help you with colour and finishes and our Mt Eden shop is full of inspiration.

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The Block NZ Week 2

The Block NZ

With week one's guest rooms done and dusted, it's time to move on to week two - Master Bathroom Week.

This week the teams haven't been given a specific theme but instead have been tasked with choosing their own theme. They've also been asked to add some custom built shelves and have been given a tile to use that was chosen by the judges.

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The Block NZ Week 1

The Block NZ

Do you watch The Block NZ? It started on Sunday and this year the four teams are finishing four newbuild townhouses in Hobsonville Point, Auckland. The teams started straight in on their guest bedrooms and were each given a theme, so I thought I'd share what I would love to do!

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Monthly Inspiration

I thought I’d start a monthly(ish) blog post about what is currently inspiring me. At the moment I’m loving dark interiors, black and shades of grey, warm metals like brass, lots of candles and luxuriant fabrics like velvet. Mixed with natural elements like greenery, stone and rustic wood, these spaces can feel cosy and lived in.

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Upcycle Your Furniture Series – Prepping Furniture

Upcycle Your Furniture

If you’ve been into the Dooney & Daughters shop recently you will have seen just how much we love to paint furniture!  After a beautiful and busy summer now is the perfect time to start working on all your furniture painting projects. In the first part of the series we talked about how to choose furniture to upcycle. In part two of the series we will go through how to prep your furniture so that you get the best paint finish possible. 1 – Clean your item We always recommend starting with a quick clean of your piece of furniture....

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