At Blues & Hues, all of our commissions are carefully prepared and painted to the highest standard, then waxed or varnished for the ultimate finish. Distressing is optional; if you don’t like the shabby chic look, you can have your pieces just painted if preferred. This can also include the reupholstering of seat covers and changing of handles for that extra sparkle!

We are not a mass producing factory, all of our items are painted by hand or spray painted and finished in our workshop.

Retro Chair Furniture

We offer a range of painting techniques and finishes, including decoupage and stencilling for a French inspired look, or a more distressed finish for an aged appearance, and can implement many styles from vintage and retro, to limed country farmhouse, depending on the look required and the versatility of the piece itself. For all your painting requirements, please get in touch!

The paints we use are of the highest quality, and mostly work with eggshell or chalk paint depending on the finish and budget you have. These range from Farrow & Ball and Annie Sloan to Laura Ashley and Craig & Rose. Please click on links above to view their colour charts.

In addition to furniture painting, we can also take on decorative items and homeware commissions. We take great pride in giving them a fresh new look and transforming them into contemporary pieces!

With over 20 years experience in the industry, we are able to work closely with all clients, ensuring projects run smoothly and to the best of our ability. Every client has their own idea of what they want, so we are more than happy to work to your individual brief, including help selecting colour and style to suit current room schemes if required. Please contact us to discuss a consultation fee.

Collection and delivery is on quotation, dependent on size and location. Alternatively, you can collect and deliver yourself, or on occasion we can work on site depending on the specification. This option is preferable for larger items that are difficult to move!

On contact, please provide photos of the items to commission, along with sizes and the finish you require. If you would like collection & delivery, please also state your location.

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Just to say a very big thank you for a great job you have done on my dear nan & aunties dressing table. Our four grandaughters I’m sure will love it. Very best regards

Carol Love

I am more than delighted with the bedroom furniture I had painted at Blues & Hues, it has brought new life to a dull room. They were able to offer good advice on colour and style and were able to show me examples of work already undertaken.

Catherine Ward

Thank you for doing our dressing table, my grandaughter loved it, so do all her friends. The colours are very pretty, a real shabby chic paint effect and great finish! Hope to get her a pretty wardrobe to match, so will keep in touch! Thanks again


Delighted with the furniture I had painted at Blues & Hues. The oak table top was well preserved and the legs and chairs beautifully painted and finished. They are a beautiful addition to my busy family dining room.

E. Newton

My wife and I were extremely pleased with our Farmhouse Table & Chairs. The oak table had been restored and finished to a high standard whilst maintaining its original character. The shabby chic effect looks perfect in our new country style kitchen.

Mark Stapleton

I am delighted with my beautifully painted dressing table. The finish is very smooth and the soft distressing highlights it's features. The Farrow and Ball paint is a lovely heritage shade of white, which blends in with any colour decor.

Mrs Sarah Garrick
Thames Ditton

Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did on our lounge furniture, you have given it a new lease of life. The colour choice and finish was 'spot on'. The work was done in a very professional manner and will be recommending to others.

Tricia Olley

I had my sideboard painted at Blues and Hues. It is beautifully painted and finished and it was at a very fair price. I found communication with the company to be very responsive and helpful. Overall, I couldn't have been happier.

Helen Jones

My old pine furniture was looking very tired and in need of a facelift! I was lucky enough to find Blues and Hues who'd within a week had produced three pieces of 'on trend' furniture, in the latest shade of a very pale grey. I saved hundreds of pounds by updating instead of buying new items. Thank you so much

Jacqueline Burningham

I had my Ducal dining room furniture painted by Blues & Hues. It included an extending dining table and 10 chairs, one large and one small dresser and small cabinet, it also included upholstering the chairs. They did a marvellous job and transformed the look of our dining room.

Ian Morrison
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