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It's about up cycling, saving money....and FUN!!

How to up cycle with a chair with chalk paint finish.
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Excellent feedback


There are so many benefits to using our chalk paint which those of you that get to meet me get preached about at any opportunity!! I can't help it. I've got the bug ...the "chalk paint bug".

UP CYCLING: How many of you have old useless furniture in your garages and homes, perhaps they have been inherited, damaged..... or maybe you have a Trade me addiction....I can talk!  

CREATING: A lot of us find it very therapeutic picking up a brush and wiling the hours away in our own worlds, making things better in their lives, it really is good for the soul.

HAVING FUN: Our retailers and myself just loving seeing our customers bouncing in to their stores just too excited to be buying paint!

It really is a fab hobby, you are helping the environment, up cycling, saving money, unleashing creativity that you didn't know you had and best of all having exciting fun all round!! 

 Heres a lovely testimonial we received from a happy customer........................

" i purchased this paint a few weeks ago and to be honest i was very skeptical no sanding ect and i thought to myself this is way to good to be true but purchased some anyway (aged white) and WOW this product is amazing and it does not smell like paint (no chemical smell) easy to apply and a lot goes a long way ( we painted a wooden change table and a small bookshelf with 2 coats) i have been recommending your paint/ website to everyone i know. Thank you for making a hard job easy. Thank you Krystal"

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Newton's Traditional NZ beeswax in store now.

We are now supplying this versatile new wax as an alternative  finishing wax to our popular Newton's Liquid Carnauba Wax.

This is 100% natural, NZ made, manuka/clover based beeswax blended with jojoba and vegetable oils.

It can be used to protect and seal chalk paint finishes which will also highlight and give depth to the finish. To use, rub the wax on sparingly with the sponge provided, let dry and buff off with a soft rag or sponge. For extra protection you can reapply.

Here is an example that demonstrates the finish and beautiful depth this wax give to the colour. The colour is Rich Duck Egg, the middle section is the unwaxed section.

Waxed Drawer beeswax effect example.

Newton's beeswax also breathes new life into leather, vinyl and timber products by replacing the natural oils which are lost through wear and tear, ageing and environmental factors.

Some other uses :

Garden: Sealing and waterproofing terracotta pots and tiles, timber or rubber tool handles, timber outdoor settings, trellis, barbecues timber trims, metal blades prior to storage to prevent rusting.

Vehicles: Leather and vinyl dashboards, leather or vinyl seating, moulded rubber or plastic trims such as bumpers, door handles and the backs of wing mirrors, mudflaps, rubber window and door seals, tyres and tyre covers

Saddlery: Saddles, bridles, reins, breast plates, stirrup leathers, yolks and collars and may be used as hoof oil.

There are many more uses for this fabulous wax which makes it a very handy all round product to have on hand! Perhaps the greatest features of all to us is, that it is eco friendly, all natural and proudly made in our beautiful country of New Zealand.

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Loving our Liquid Carnauba Wax!

Here's a lovely testimonial as to the awesomeness of this product. Buy our Carnauba Wax  HERE

Hi Alison,
Thanks for your fast postage of the wax. Managed to finish off my projects today yay and must say the Carnauba wax is brilliant! lovely finish and so easy to use and best of all a safe product! I searched high and low for a wax that I can use being pregnant (so many have some scary ingredients!) and it was great to find yours. The projects I have been doing are for my toddlers room so nice to know it' safe for her too.

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