Furniture and Brush

Jenny Willis

“Upcycled furniture for a sustainable, colourful life”

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  • Blue and gold velvet upholstered vintage dining or bedroom chair

    Blue and gold velvet uphols...

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    £45.00 1 in stock

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  • White green and mauve mirrored wall cabinet - Suffragette

    White green and mauve mirro...

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  • Vintage set of 2 bentwood bistro dining chairs crocodile alligator snake print

    Vintage set of 2 bentwood b...

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    £140.00 1 in stock

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  • Vintage wood school desk chair metal brackets painted

    Vintage wood school desk ch...

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  • Coffee table wood Utility CC41 mid century modern 1950s hand painted blue white

    Coffee table wood Utility C...

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About Furniture and Brush

Furniture and Brush

I give old furniture the attention it deserves

I’ve loved old furniture since I moved into my first flat twenty years ago. I trawled charity shops, auction houses and boot sales to find gems that were often written off disparagingly as ‘brown furniture’. I couldn’t understand why solid, well made, lovingly crafted and unique pieces were overlooked for high street, mass produced stuff. In recent years I’ve become more and more interested in living sustainably and I’ve realised that these two interests compliment each other perfectly - there’s nothing more satisfying than saving something from landfill and turning it into something desirable.
In need of a new creative outlet for the weird times that are 2020, I decided to gold leaf a chair I found abandoned on a pavement in the rain and from then on I was hooked. I aim to make unattractive furniture worthy of a spot in your home, and give already beautiful furniture a little TLC to bring out its best bits.
I work on any piece of furniture that attracts my attention and refurbish it in a way that reflects its individual style - this could be anything from the 1850s to the 1990s. I work in my garden and my shed in East London where I’m building up a collection of exciting projects! Please Favourite my shop to keep an eye out for new items being added. Thanks for your support!