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Shabby Chic Blog

The Differences Between Hardwood and Softwood

Our handmade furniture here at Papa Theo is all made from wood to better create the natural and rustic effect associated with shabby chic. But did you know there are two different types of wood, each with it's own benefits?

Wood comes in…
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How To Create Your Own Shabby Chic Furniture From Pallets

At Papa Theo we sell all sorts of shabby chic style hand carved furniture. This style originated in Britain and is based on furniture found in French farm houses. Each one of our pieces is unique and this is what enhances the beauty of the key ele…
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Decorating Your Home For Autumn
The long summer days are rapidly coming to an end and we're welcoming in summer. In this blog post we'll be looking at simple ways you can decorate your home to give it a more autumnal theme.

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Shabby Chic and It's Origins
If you're on this blog, then chances are that you already know and love shabby chic furniture. The shabby chic style involves taking a piece of furniture (this can be old or new) and painting it in a way that reveals worn out/distressed wood undernea…
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Furniture Facts Through the Ages
The history of furniture is so vast and impressive you would have been here all day reading it, so we cut it down to the most interesting facts about furniture through the ages to give you a taster of how the concept has evolved from something useful…
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