About Make Me Pretty Upcycling


My name is Karen and my business is upcycling and repurposing pre-loved items, creating objects that are pleasing to the eye and heart.  I particularly love the lines of older furniture and hate to see these pieces wasted.

My challenge is to 'pretty up' these old and tired items to create something that will fit in with modern décor and lifestyles.

On offer is a mixture of French Country, one off whimsical pieces,  natural wood and colorful modern pieces.  I work on large and small items such as: tea trolleys, tall & low boys, bedside cabinets, chairs, tables, desks, bookcases, cheval mirrors, coffee tables, side tables, wine tables, wall shelves, TV units, wot nots, decorative & display items to complement larger pieces, candle holders, trays, works of art …….


I use a range of paints, varnishes, waxes, metallic and other finishes when upcycling my items - chalk paint, low lusture, semi-gloss and gloss - all  from a variety of providers which I source both through retail outlets and online.

What you can be sure of is that each item is a unique creation

Email or text me to meet and view some of these creations up close.

info@bizhs.co.nz or 021 129 1486

            Mt Pleasant - Christchurch         


Commission Me

I am happy to work with you on a much loved piece that needs a new lease of life to fit in with your current lifestyle or colour scheme, or something that you don't really love
(i.e. an old pine dresser) but the item is just too well made and useful to get rid of. 

Contact me now via email to start the process of rejuvenation!

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