Monthly Archives: September 2017

Creating Double Sided Picture Frames


Category: picture framing

 In recent years the popularity of frames that sandwich work between two panels of glass so you can see both the front and the back of the work has risen. This is a great way of showing double-sided work, but … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Mirror Wardrobes and Dressing Table


Category: Mirrors, Recycle

 If you like mirrored wardrobes but not their often hefty price tag, consider making your own – perhaps you’ll be inspired by this makeover by a customer of cut to size acrylic mirror retailer, The Plastic People. Existing wardrobe doors … Continue reading

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How To Cut Perspex


Category: Recycle, Working with acrylic

 If you are contemplating how to cut plastic or cutting perspex at home, read our helpful guide before you start. Cutting Perspex or Acrylic  can be done at home using saws which you might usually use on wood.   Before … Continue reading

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DIY Kitchen Splashbacks


Category: Home Improvements, Splashbacks

 Update your kitchen easily with an acrylic splashback The kitchen is ranked as the most popular room in the house. For many it’s the hot-spot for most of the action – and the mess.  Furthermore, one of the most expensive rooms to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things To Know About Acrylic Secondary Glazing


Category: Glazing, Home Improvements

 At The Plastic People we know how much more comfortable  secondary glazing with acrylic can make your home by eliminating drafts, reducing the outside noise (up to 90% at some frequencies) and eliminating the hot or cold spots. Here’s what you need … Continue reading

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