Hand painted Chalon Bespoke kitchen Northamptonshire

Chalon Bespoke Hand Painted Kitchen

Church Brampton,  Northamptonshire,  This was a real labour of love, When first installed by Chalon around 15 years ago it had been Hand painted with chalk paint and waxed over the top.

  This was the original Chalk paint Waxed applied over the chalk paint

A couple of years ago the clients decided that they would like to update the furniture with a colour change and commissioned a painter to carry out the work, Unfortunately the painter did not carry out the work to a good standard, In fact it was probably the worst Hand Painting I have ever seen carried out on a Bespoke kitchen in over 30 years of working on kitchens.

As you can see from these photographs it was quite a Labour of love and a lot of hard work.

After I carried out a full site survey I quickly realized that this project needed major attention in fact we had to strip off every bit of paint the previous painter had applied,  They had carried out no preparation at all and painted straight over the waxed chalk paint with waterborne eggshell, not even a coat of primer, After we stripped the failed coatings we completely sanded  back and removed all the wax and cleaned down with a degreaser,  We then applied our first coat of Tikkurila Otex adhesion primer which is also a great stain blocker. The internal sides of the doors and drawers where restained and finished with 2 coats of furniture lacquer.


The next step was to make good where required and Apply a 2nd coat of the Otex primer , After sanding down with very fine paper 1000 grade and removing all the dust by vacuuming and tack clothes it was time to Apply the top coats on this kitchen the clients wanted a semi matt finish so we recommend Tikkurila Helmi 10 a lovely semi matt durable finish ideal for kitchens, The main wall and base cabinets where finished in Pavilion Grey and the feature island in Stiffkey Blue both very popular Farrow and Ball colours that we have colour matched in Tikkurila eqvilent matches.

The completed kitchen looked stunning when we had finish it and was worth all the hard work. 

On this kitchen we also refurbished the oak worktop to the island sanded completely back to clean wood we then applied 2 coats of Osmo worktop finishing oil in a satin finish, The doors and drawers all required easing when we stripped out the kitchen at the start of the project, We also fitted new chrome handles to complete the refurbishment  nice up to date knobs on the doors and cup handles to the drawers.

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Mr & Mrs Deane, Chuch Brampton, Northants

We couldn’t be happier with our newly refurbished Chalon Bespoke kitchen.  Both Paul’s did a great job-a pleasure to have them in our house with us. We would recommend them without any doubt.

Thank you

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