March 2017: Furniture Restoration

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At this meeting we were joined by Angela of Just So interiors to show us how to restore pieces of furniture which need some love and attention.  After our new president, Amy welcomed our new members and reminded us of the upcoming Great Yorkshire Show competitions, we sat down to listen with a homemade cherry biscuit (See recipe).  Angela showed us how to prepare furniture for painting with tips on cleaning and sanding. She then demonstrated the transformation of a chair from ordinary to Shabby Chic, with chalk paint and wax.  There were a variety of decorative finishes to look at and Angela was on hand to answer any questions. We all left the meeting feeling inspired to get out those paintbrushes and transform our homes!

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About Spa Sweethearts WI

A young, fun and diverse 'new wave' WI based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. We encourage women to leave their preconceptions of the organisation at the door and find out what the modern WI is really like. Guests are welcome at our meetings - why not give it a try? Spa Sweethearts WI meets on the second Thursday of each month, 7:30pm, at St George's Social Club, St George's Road, Harrogate.

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