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Old Posted: 27-10-2014 , 06:45 PM #1
radharc
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Default Wicker trunk help please!

Hi Guys,
I have recently been given a wicker & brass trunk,I have sorted out the brass issues,but the trunk itself is in need to some TLC!,it is unravelling in places & different colours due to wear & tear.Any ideas how to bring it back to life it would be much appreciated.

thanks Radharc
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Old Posted: 28-10-2014 , 06:15 PM #2
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Old Posted: 29-10-2014 , 12:33 PM #3
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check out reloved - Ursula is the lady she is based in Trim and has the most fabulous ideas! She has a facebook page and website http://www.re-loved.net/

the trunk is fab, i'm looking for something similar for kids room.
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Old Posted: 29-10-2014 , 08:45 PM #4
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check out reloved - Ursula is the lady she is based in Trim and has the most fabulous ideas! She has a facebook page and website http://www.re-loved.net/

the trunk is fab, i'm looking for something similar for kids room.


Hi thanks for that,will contact Ursula,I know her stuff,she offers fabulous courses !!
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Old Posted: 01-11-2014 , 02:10 PM #5
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for a quick fix-use the narrow nozzle of the hover to remove as much dust as possible, then dip a small brush in diluted white spirits on darker areas to even up colour tones. I tried this on a 56yr old wicker chair with great success. Good luck.
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