Helen Dixon posted a snap of her home’s new look on a Facebook forum dedicated to fans of paint brand Frenchic – and has been amazed by the response.
More than 500,000 DIY obsessives are members of the Frenchic Fan Forum and share their work with fellow lovers of the chalk paint brand.
Facebook users post before and after pictures of furniture they have upcycled using the paint or decor and DIY ideas to share with the hundreds of thousands of other group members.
Helen shared a photo of her picture-perfect front door which she has painted using the Frenchic shade ‘Dusky Pink’ with ‘Swanky Pants’ on the doorstep, along with a list of all the additions she had made to create her stunning look.
She accessorised the entrance to her home with a doormat from Very, a plant from B&M bargains, a plant pot from M&S and a lantern from ikea.
The door was finished off with a knocker from Dunelm and a letter box label which says ‘Hello’ that caught the attention of fans on the forum.
“It is the first time I have ever posted on the forum and it has had five-and-a-half thousands views now,” said Helen, of Fulwell.
Some of the suppliers whose materials she used have reposted the picture, which has made it spread even further: “Jemma Solomon, The Label Lady, made the letterbox…