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Helpful votes received on reviews: 59% (13 of 22)
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Stellar James Martin 8 Piece Arched Knife Block Se&hellip by Stellar
7 of 14 people found the following review helpful
The set was bought as a present and looks very stylish with knifes which are perfect for all aspects of kitchen work. The downside is the design. Our old square knife block had its knives slotted in two rows and fitted neatly beneath our wall mounted kitchen units. This set just fits underneath, however the sharpening steel and two further knives can not be removed from their slots without the entire block being pulled out to the edge of the counter or being moved to the kitchen table, which kind of defeats the purpose of having your knifes handy to your cutting board. Considering most people have floor units with wall mounted units above, I wonder if anyone else has the same predicament as… Read more
All New Decoupage: Over 20 Practical and Inspirati&hellip by Deborah Morbin
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Some of the designs are a little OTT, but you can learn the basics of decoupage by following the relatively easy step-by-step techniques. They are slightly vague regarding exact products, stating that decoupage glue is to be used, but what is decoupage glue? PVA? Or something else?
Again this book is American based, which is very annoying!
Weekend Furniture Facelifts: 70 Great Ways to Upda&hellip by Helen Carey
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I can think of 70 'other' great ways to spend my weekends.

Why anyone would want to waste their time sticking buckles (that actually look like red cat collars - p.73) on to the end of a roller blind is anyone's guess! Or maybe you fancy peeling the wrappers off 50 tins of plum tomatoes to decoupage the frame of an old-fashioned mirror (p.66) or maybe you'd like to make some 'pointless' little calico sacs (p.58) to hang from a shelf to keep your 'bits-n-bobs' in.

The books saving grace is the multitude of bright coloured photographs with its easy to follow, step-by-step guide. Re-caning a chair (p.98) is invaluable and mirrored dressing table (p.84), will keep me… Read more