Just in time for Halloween; take a look at Lou of DV Design Studios showing how our Halloween Wreath is painted. We make and paint these personalised wall hangings individually with your family name written in a spooky dripping blood font.
We have been busy building our new workshop throughout August. We have moved in and got the new laser working. Ali have had the training and we are back open for business. We are loving the new workshop, just a few shelves to fit and install the CNC's. The most important thing is the coffee machine and that's now fully working!!
We have a project in the pipeline - making animations of our dogs Harvey & Squash and their adventures narrowboating. Alison, being very clever with CAD and 3D modelling is in charge of making the characters come to life. She uses a nifty piece of opensource software called Blender. Having spent about lots of hours doing this sculpt, we thought it best to show you in Timelapse, otherwise it would be longer than Gone with the Wind!
The next instalment of the great narrowboat refit is out. Building our Sofa and storage for the TV and Guitars and assorted bits and bobs! There are many different seating options we have tried over the years. We have looked at new sofas and failed to find one that was right for us. The only option was to make our own. That is the thing about boats; it is very hard to buy things off the peg that fit how your really need them. You can compromise;
After the great flood of 2017, when we had to completely strip out the interior of our narrowboat. Then the stretch (a cut an shut for boats) followed. We are now nearing the end of refitting out the boat. The bathroom is in the centre of the boat between the bedroom and the kitchen. At 6ft x 6ft, we knew we wanted to fit a bath and a shower, a sink and a composting toilet (dry toilet). We squeezed all this in, as well as built in