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  • Applying Decoupage Papers With The Mint Felt Applicator

    Applying Decoupage Papers With The Mint Felt Applicator

    We've been stocking Mint by Michelle large format decoupage papers since 2020 and absolutely love them! While the papers have been improved over the years, we've stuck to our tried and true method of applying using gladwrap (clingfilm) to smooth...

  • Using Black Wax On Chalk Paint

    Using Black Wax on Chalk Paint

    We love the transformative power of using a coloured wax over premium chalk paint, and have to say that a black wax is one of our favourites! Black wax gives a more contemporary and industrial feel than your standard dark...

  • Refreshing Our Auckland Shop

    Refreshing Our Auckland Shop

    We've been in our Remuera shop for four years now so thought it was time to give it a refresh! Using The Artisan Company premium paint products, we repainted the walls and floors in three of our four rooms. It...

  • Welcome to 2024!

    Welcome To 2024!

    We are back and very excited to get into this year. We have a lot planned for 2024, starting with a complete refresh of our shop - keep your eyes peeled to see what we're painting, the colours and products...

  • Dooney & Daughters 2023 Wrap Up!

    2023 Wrap Up!

    Our retail store closes Sunday for 2023 (we close at 3:30pm Saturday and will reopen on Monday 8th Jan at 9:30am), and we wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very happy & safe holiday season and...

  • Introducing Our New Art Journals!

    Introducing Our New Art Journals!

    The team at Dooney & Daughters love a good notebook / sketch book / art journal but we were struggling to find exactly what we were after - a high quality, unlined, thick journal made of recycled paper. So we...

  • How To Paint A Tray

    How To Paint A Tray

    We have been loving painting and decoupaging our small and large scallop trays! Along the way we've worked out our favourite way to paint them and thought we'd share - anything to make painting easier :) Tip One: Use Velvet...

  • Introducing our MDF Collection!

    Introducing our MDF Collection!

    We're very excited to introduce our special, ready-to-paint MDF wood collection! Designed by us, our first collection includes two different photo frames, a rectangle and a square tissue box, and two different sized trays with scallop detailing. When it comes...

  • Using Luna Pearl Glaze Over Different Colours

    Using Luna Pearl Glaze Over Different Colours

    Luna Pearl is our favourite glaze to play with! Super versatile, it looks wonderful over a variety of colours, from pale blue, to yellow, to pink, to neutrals and greys. Luna Pearl is a semi-translucent glaze that gives a pearlised...

  • Painting Glass with Premium Chalk Paint

    Painting Glass

    We often get asked if you can paint glass with premium chalk paint, and the answer is: Yes! You can definitely paint glass with premium chalk paint, in fact it's something we do often with our range of glass bottles...