The name ReCherished Crafts is due to the ethos that many items that seem old can be given a new lease of life and cherished again.
I really enjoy the process of rescuing something that has been abandoned and restoring it… so am always on the look out in skips or local sale pages.
To repurpose & upcycle is a creative & challenging process that saves new items being made which are damaging to the environment. For years I restored furniture for my own use & made gifts for friends & family, only switching to do it full time recently. We are in the process of developing a website & online shopping options.
Being interested in interior design has lead to creating home décor & gift items from reclaimed wood, metal, beads & vintage fabrics, saving them from landfill. We like the wood to feature strongly so the finish shows it’s rustic charm.
We also restore & upcycle furniture in a variety of ways respecting the original character, painting techniques along with stencilling & decoupage are all utilised to show off the skilful design of the original item.
ReCherished Crafts aim to be as eco-friendly as possible & use available resources wisely to provide sustainable alternatives that are functional as well as beautiful.