Nicola and Margie smallJoin us at one of our workshops this September, and learn the following techniques:

Preparation before painting
The Wash (‘limewash’ effect)
Professional Smooth finish
2-Colour Distressed finish
Old Antique Cracked look
Dry brushing
Basic stencilling
Using the Clear and Dark waxes

On the following dates:

Wed 3rd September, 09:00 – 12h30

Sat  13th September, 09:00 – 12h30

Wed 24th September, 09:00 – 12:30

They will be held at Garrett House Antiques and Collectibles – across the road from THE PLOUGH SHED in Dirkie Uys Street, HERMANUS

COST: R500 per person and includes all materials, paints, tea and cakes – and bring a small piece from home to paint at the end of the workshop.

Booking is essential – please call Carole at THE PLOUGH SHED 083 267 9432 to reserve your place.
Two lovely part time women now assisting Carole Harris at The Plough Shed:

Margie Parker on Mondays and Saturdays
Nicola Harris on Wednesdays
Both are trained to assist customers

IT’S EASY & FUN TO USE Annie Sloan © CHALK PAINT TO TRANSFORM OLD FURNITURE Join us at one of our workshops this September, and learn the following techniques: Preparation before painting…

Wednesday means free snacks at the Napier Hotel

… there’s also the Wednesday “Hot Seat Draw” that could win you R100 in cash (draw between 17h30 and 19h30)

4 Weddings and a Funeral @ Napier Hotel tonight

Come and relax in Napier’s own “movie theatre” at the Hotel … tonight’s feature is “4 Weddings and a Funeral”

Annie Sloan logoAnnie Sloan© Intro paint technique workshops for August:

Saturday
16th at The Tuscany Coffee Shop in Dirkie Uys St, Gansbaai 9:00 – 12:30

Saturday 23rd at The Coffee Bean, Garrett House (across the road from The Plough Shed) in Dirkie Uys St, Hermanus 09:00 – 12:30

R500.00 per person (includes all paints, materials, coffee & cake) – please bring something small from home to paint at the end of the workshop (Credit Cards accepted)

Annie Sloan© paint technique workshops Annie Sloan© Intro paint technique workshops for August: Saturday 16th at The Tuscany Coffee Shop in Dirkie Uys St, Gansbaai 9:00 - 12:30…

Great value bargains at Westhook Seafood Factory Shop … 

Fish cakes @ R50.00 p/kg Bassa fillets 2kg box @ R115.00 Chips (10mm)  2.5kg @ R40.00…

Cowan Properties have added more “tours”

Neville Cowan said, “We’ve added TWO new virtual tours of our listed Napier properties … check them out here…

You don’t have to be Cinderella to celebrate “slipper day” …

image003On Friday 1 August Westhook Seafood Shop will be celebrating slipper day – the first 100 customers who spend R20.00 or more will have the chance to pop a balloon for a possible prize.  Visit our store and support slipper day.

Op Vrydag 1 Augustus gaan Westhook Seafood winkel pantoffel dag vier – die eerste 100 kliënte wat R20.00 of meer spandeer sal die kans kry om ‘n ballon te pop vir ‘n…

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Brass fittings

Brass fittings

So … we had a couple of “stoep sales” and in between a whole lot of other stuff went too. There are still a few items available:

  • Wooden “balke” or beams (ideal for chunky furniture or garden features)
  • Half drums (for braais)
  • Brass fittings
  • Large Wood worker’s vice (under bench mounting)
  • KWV 15 year old brandy
  • Some coffee table books
  • LIFE magazines – some GREAT stories and images
  • Selection of crockery and ornaments
  • Petrol Generator for R2800.00 (powerful enough to drive a hammer drill, angle grinder and lights all at the same time – has only been run for a total of ±10 hours!)
  • Wide Pine cornice lengths (profiled for decoration)Give us a call on 076 604 9221
… there’s not much left … So … we had a couple of “stoep sales” and in between a whole lot of other stuff went too.

Stoep sale CollageLots of items for sale - here’s just some of them …

Venue – 31 Kort Street, Napier, Saturday 19th from 09h00 to 17h00
Phone 076 604 9221 

  • Beautiful Optiplan 2 drawer filing cabinet with files and boxes (beechwood finish) - One Optiplan drawer holds the same as one 4 drawer cabinet and up to 80% more than a lateral cabinet drawer or shelf.
  • ½ moon Imbuia coffee table;
  • Antique Indonesian display table;
  • Square sisal mat;
  • Generator 2.4 Kva;
  • Canon SLR camera EOS-350D with 50mm & 200mm lenses PLUS Sony Handycam all with backpack & accessories;
  • Large cement-board ornamental fish pond;
  • Strong metal-framed work-bench;
  • 4.2m aluminium extension ladder (extends to 7.4m);
  • Unopened presentation bottles of Glenfiddich 18 year old whiskey,
  • Unopened KWV 15 year old brandy;
  • Bushtec camping chair
  • Coffee table books
  • CD’s
  • Glassware
  • Crockery
  • Variety of tools in the garage
  • Wood + offcuts
  • Boxes – art materials – books & manuals on art techniques
  • Linen – towels & towel sets; quilts; pillow-cases; table cloths
  • +++ more items.
http://wp.me/p1jC1P-1vd Lots of items for sale - here’s just some of them … Venue - 31 Kort Street, Napier, Saturday 19th from 09h00 to 17h00…
  1. Camera: Canon EOS 40D
  2. Aperture: f/4.5
  3. Exposure: 1/100th
  4. Focal Length: 157mm