Our Industry Partners offer some of the finest products and services available to support the professional upcycler. For further details click on their name above to be redirected or scroll down to their details. Click on on their website address or Instagram account for further information. If you are a House of Upcycling Member, please check the Files area of the private Facebook member's page for full details of the discounts available. To find out more about becoming an Industry Partner, please contact us via email (click here)
a local printer
Storrington West Sussex
A Local Printer have been supplying businesses with printing since 1978 so they know a thing or too about the industry. The first all eco online printing company in the UK, they remain committed to supporting the environment and providing quality eco friendly products; delivery is free to mainland UK addresses with with more remote areas being the only exceptions. ALP only use established papers sourced from responsibly managed forests, materials that have met a strict set of environmental and socially responsible standards with the option to choose 100% recycled paper for the ultimate in eco friendly papers. Their litho presses use vegetable oil in their no alcohol-base ink and offer eco-friendly digital print for short runs. Its also important to ALP to keep their pricing policy transparent and ensure that delivery and services closely match their customers’ expectations, exceeding those requirements wherever possible. So whether you are looking for a comprehensive end-to-end design and production service or require a one-off set of business cards printed, A Local Printer can help. CLICK HERE FOR INSTAGRAM INTRODUCTION VIDEO.
A Local Printer supplied a quantity of A5 leaflets and an A3 poster for use in the shop of House of Upcycling Member Vanessa Dee of Condover Furniture. Vanessa found the service to be quick, printing good quality and price when compared with other eco printing services to be good value.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order A Local Printer products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01903 742003
bomber county courier
After a verified courier company 'lost' two pieces of furniture that had been refurbished and refinished by his partner in her professional upcycling business, Matt Lodge decided to go one better and offer a reliable delivery service so that artists and artisans could be confident their precious creations would reach their destinations safely in one piece. He quickly established Bomber County Courier, a courier business offering speedy, safe and secure deliveries. With his in-depth knowledge of the vintage furniture upcycling process and the care and attention that is needed to transport such items, Matt was quickly delivering sideboards to Skegness and cabinets to Chelmsford. Bomber County Courier don't just deliver professional upcycling, they are court appointed process servers so can transport confidential documents safely too as well as furniture, accessories or indeed anything that can be safely delivered in the Bomber County Courier van. Matt regularly travels from Lincolnshire to the south of England and offers his clients piece of mind by being fully insured, both with business and goods in transit insurance to the value of £10,000 and public liability insurance to the value of £1,000,000.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to book a delivery and receive a discounted price from Bomber County Courier can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 07984 219149
A North Somerset based company with over forty years experience restoring furniture and properties, Industry Partner Eco Solutions provide internationally patented leading-edge solvent-free, water-based paint strippers, coatings removers and associated products particularly suited for use by professional upcyclers. Many upcyclers already use Grime Go!™, a unique surface preparation cleaner that removes all types of grease, oil, dirt, stains, adhesive residues, paint splashes and helps prepare surfaces for repainting (it also degreases and dewaxes). There are no fumes, it won't harm the skin and contains no abrasives. Eco Solutions offer other preparation solutions to support the professional decorator, upcycler and restoration artisan. If you would like advice on their products, contact their head office via the online form or by telephone them direct.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order Eco Solutions products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01934 84 4484
Email: click here
evergreen insurance services
Evergreen Insurance Services came into being because of insurance professional David Gardiner's passion for providing great service, effective insurance solutions and a love of the natural world. In 2017 David joined forces with established insurance experts Surrey Independent Advisors, a reputable organisation with over 20 years experience in the insurance industry. Their united business ethos of transparency, honesty and integrity and desire to create a new approach for the insurance sector, Evergreen Insurance Services came into being in 2017. Evergreen donate as much as 25% of all commission received from each policy to a variety of great projects and programmes, all supporting endangered animals and their environment worldwide. They also give their customers a choice of which charities their money goes to. Evergreen Insurance Services is as passionate about providing great insurance solutions and outstanding service as they are about supporting the natural world.
Members of The House of Upcycling are guaranteed a premium service from Evergreen for all household and business insurance requirements.
Phone: 020 3372 2160
Innovative surface design and specialist paint techniques are words synonymous with the world and of decoration expert Cait Whitson. Having brought her own business Whitson's to the fore, Cait has now teamed-up with International brand Fleur as their UK distributor. Fleur offer the professional upcycler a wide range of low VOC products from paint pens and finishing agents, rust and verdigris surface treatments to glitter, waxes, brushes and more, with Eggshell and Chalky Look paints available in a wide range of colours. Founded in Italy as Colorificio Centrale SPA n 1946 by Luigi and Adele Dallamano, Fleur manufacture products designed for a new age of interior decoration and restoration. The company is defined by the worth it attributes to research, innovation and development of high quality products. Now a third generation family business, sensitivity to changes in safety standards as well as new trends are always to the fore. For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order Fleur UK products and their exclusive Member's gift is available in the Member's private Facebook Forum. CLICK HERE FOR INSTAGRAM LIVE
Phone: 01738 442800
West Byfleet Surrey
Paint professional and business woman Pam Gruhn has a real passion for bringing old furniture back to life, so its not surprising that she was inspired to create a range of durable, eco-friendly paint and decor products. And so in December 2014 Frenchic Paint™ arrived on the decoration scene and has since become a global haven for eco-friendly upcycling products and inspiration. With around 400 stockists worldwide, Frenchic Paint™ has become a phenomenon that has taken the home decor world by storm. Its high quality Chalk and Mineral paint range is available in 45 colours, 15 of which have a unique wax infusion so there's no need to seal whilst still offering superior coverage. Eco-friendly products are important for a sustainable future and Frenchic's multi-purpose, long-life natural solvent-free paint is breathable so a wonderful choice - Frenchic Paint™ offers a safe solution without having to skimp on style or substance.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order Frenchic Paint™ products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01276 469757
Originally discovered by two Nobel Prize winners at Manchester University in 2004, graphene is currently the strongest material known to science. Its also the inspiration behind Graphenstone President Antonio León Jiménez's development of a unique range of surface coatings for the 21st century. With Graphenstone Global opening its doors in 2013 followed by Graphenstone UK in 2017, their graphene-infused ranges of ecological and health conscious coatings manufactured with respect for the environment are fast-becoming a popular choice for British professional interior designers and decorators. All Graphenstone UK paints are manufactured using natural raw materials including the highest quality artisan lime (an organic, breathable ingredient, free from formaldehyde, with a high pH that helps prevent the appearance of fungus and mould) and with over 1000 colours available, its not surprising they have received numerous certifications and industry awards. Visit their website for more details or call the Graphenstone UK office and speak with a member of their technical support team.
Click here to read the Graphenstone product report by House of Upcycling Member Tessa Doyle of Lollipop Interiors with an addendum from Member Christine Moore of Copper & Ash.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order from Graphenstone UK can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01379 772940
rascal & roses
Rascal & Roses is an award-winning interior design and decoration studio based in Herefordshire and specialising in the creation of stunning contemporary country styles homes. Established in 2013 by Interior Designer Verity Coleman, the studio works closely with clients to ensure they have the perfect interiors for their home. With an in-house team of highly skilled artisans producing window dressings, painted furniture, soft furnishings, upholstered items and joinery, clients are assured of a high standard of finish and quality fittings on any project that Rascal & Roses undertakes. Whether you need a full Interior Design Service, some bespoke hand-sewn curtains or simply a stunning hand-rolled linen lampshade, Rascal & Roses can help. The R&R Room Consultation Service is a great option if you are new to working with an interior designer or simply require some ideas but want to execute a project on your own.
Rascal & Roses are pleased to offer competitive rates to House of Upcycling Members, so get in touch to discuss your interior design ideas and requirements.
Phone: 07545 899669 (office hours only)
The idea for Stencilup actually began many years before the business was established in 2020. Whilst studying at university, business owner Lorraine Penney's part-time job involved spending her weekends and holidays working for a well-known specialist stencil and decorative finishes store. After years of advising customers how to stencil, what colours to use and which stencils would suit their decor as well as producing bespoke stencils, the foundation was set for a business offering stencils to cater to the needs of the 21st century designer and interiors enthusiast. Lorraine and her husband (also a designer) are now creating and selling a wide range of stencils for use on walls, floors, furniture and fabrics, with styles ranging from classical Art Deco through to mid-century retro geometric as well as contemporary flora and fauna stencils favoured by designers of biophilic interiors. Stencilup also create bespoke stencils and offer an exciting option for those who are looking for unique surface designs that introduce a touch of extra originality to interiors. Free UK delivery | worldwide delivery from £3.95. Member Shona Murphy of Mady by Murphy has recently worked with Stencilup on the creation of a new collection, so a great recommendation in itself for using their wonderful products. CLICK HERE FOR INSTAGRAM INTRO VIDEO
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order StencilUp products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01223 968509
the upholstery shop
The Upholstery Shop is the online retail outlet for Bonners of Welling, who have been in business since 1929 with the current owners a proud third generation of the family firm. They operate from the same premises since 1936. Their website offers a huge selection of upholstery-related products at very competitive prices. with a vast range of upholstery supplies, accessories, tools and much more for every DIY upholstery project. The online shop has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to ensure that its easy to navigate and visitors can quickly find the products they are looking for. Its always worth checking back from time to time as well as there are monthly special offers and discounts. If what you are looking for is not listed or you are unsure what you need, then staff at The Upholstery Shop will be pleased to assist. There is also a lot of free advice about DIY upholstery projects in their range of online Help Sheets.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order Upholstery Shop products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 020 8301 1777
the used kitchen exchange
The Used Kitchen Exchange was founded by Helen Lord and husband Phil after they purchased a pre-owned kitchen themselves as part of a major home refurbishment. They acquired a stunning reclaimed Clive Christian kitchen for £5,000, what was a huge discount on the original price of £100,000 even though the kitchen was still in superb condition, As result, they were inspired to create a new business offering the same unique opportunity to their customers. Whether you're looking to buy an affordable kitchen or sell your current one, The Used Kitchen Exchange team of specialists are there to guide you through the process. Buying or selling a used kitchen is a great ethical choice too as well as making economic sense. Most kitchens can easily be reconfigured to new layouts, so re-sale is an obvious choice. With the unique UKE Expert Service on hand, all used kitchens sold by The Used Kitchen Exchange are on an ‘Approved' by UKE basis, so giving both buyers and sellers peace of mind. In 2019 celebrity Interior Designer joined the UKE team as their ambassador.
If you are an Member of The House of Upcycling, get in touch with UKE, they are offering some wonderful discounts on a large range of fabulous kitchens.
Phone: 0330 0586877
Email: click here
Whitson's branded products are developed by decorators and artisans for decorators and artisans. Created to be kind to the planet, using natural, recycled and sustainable ingredients wherever possible, their carefully curated range has emerged from quality technical excellence and includes eco paints and plaster products. CEO Cait Whitson and husband Gibson Donaldson are both highly experienced professional decorators and experts in specialist paint finishes and together with paint chemist Nick Dubbels, who himself has over twenty years experience of working in the surface coatings industry, have created and curated a superlative specialist range that goes beyond what is available on the High Street. Cait and Gibson are also educators with decades of experience and knowledge of their craft which they are passing onto a new community of decorators and furniture refinishers. They not only offer a unique collection of products, they further support their customers with in-depth business and creative knowledge in their fields of expertise. Please check their website to find your nearest stockist.
For House of Upcycling Members, details of how to order Whitson's products can be found in the Files area of the member's private Facebook forum.
Phone: 01738 442800
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