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Marilyn & Melrose Studio

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Address: 12 Narrowgate | Castle Quarter, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
Phone Number:
+44 1665 605661
10:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Sat 10:30 - 17:30

Marilyn & Melrose is an Official Stockist of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™...

Marilyn & Melrose is an Official Stockist of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ & Fabrics and runs Annie Sloan Accredited workshops on how to use the Chalk Paint™. You will find a wonderful selection of hand-painted Furniture (Antique, Vintage & Retro)for sale as well as gifts, including some beautiful 18thC Porcelain. You will also find a connoisseur selection of Fine Art Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles by Wentworth, Jewellery, Retro Style Wall Art and much, much more.Expect a friendly welcome, a pleasant atmosphere and feel very welcome to simply browse.Also, we are happy to say that four-legged friends are VERY welcome. We are currently collecting photographs of all Canine visitors :-)Please don't expect a shopping in a rush experience .... it's all very old fashioned ~ hand-written receipts, no till (although we do have a card machine!), but please do expect good, friendly service.

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Fabulous gifts and vintage interior pieces

A lovely shop to browse around in Alnwick. Packed with unique, lovely items. They supply furniture paint and also do furniture painting classes - you can book onto one of these on... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A lovely shop to browse around in Alnwick. Packed with unique, lovely items. They supply furniture paint and also do furniture painting classes - you can book onto one of these on their website. I havent tried a class but the couple who own the shop are so helpful. I have upcycled a number of pieces myself and its never... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lovely, individual interior touches. Very pleasant gentleman showed me their selection of gorgeous shawl/wall hangings - spectacular! Range of linen garments upstairs - very ecletic - deffo one to visit the next time you're in Alnwick.

1 Thank E P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

I visited Marilyn & Melrose because they were the nearest suppliers of annie sloans chalk paint. I was greeted warmly, with a great interest in what I was going to paint, advice was given freely. I was so impressed with the paint, I revisited the shop again and purchased more paint and other items, the shop is a little treasure... More 

3 Thank Cheryl F
Jarrow, nr Newcastle upon Tyne
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

I have visited Marilyn and Melrose a couple of times and I'm looking forward to travelling up the Northumberland coast once again for a well overdue return visit. I, too, visited initially to check out their stock of Annie Sloane paint and accessories. This led to purchasing some paint and having a look around their delightful shop and studio. The... More 

1 Thank dirtyepic
Karen S, Owner at Marilyn & Melrose Studio, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to review Marilyn & Melrose. It's so encouraging to receive feedback and to know that our customers are experiencing something so positive when they come to visit. We're very aware of the customers we have and always strive to do our utmost for them, We also have to say that we feel very... More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

I have visited Marilyn and Melrose on a couple of times now, and last night had the pleasure of a one to one workshop with Karen, I had a truly amazing time and can not thank her enough. The shop is in a lovely location and is packed with beautiful things and many pieces of furniture that Karen and Paul... More 

3 Thank CAROLINA509
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

I visited this cozy little shop in Alnwick. I was really delighted with such good taste. I had the opportunity to attend a workshop and was really fascinated. Thank you Karen and Paul.

2 Thank andrea s
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

visited early may with my husband, we were wandering around the town of alnwick and came upon this shop, down an alley, it is an amazing shop full of beautiful things for the home, very reasonably prices, i bought a picture frame and a couple of other bits, but could have spent a fortune. the gentleman was very helpful and... More 

1 Thank ablb
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Visited Marilyn and Melrose, whilst on holiday, in October 2012. I had identified them as an 'Annie Sloan' stockist so they were therefore, top of my list, to visit. The owners were really friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the paint. They gave me lots of advice and ideas. Dogs are welcome, inside the shop, which meant my other half didn't... More 

1 Thank Lara H
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Reviewed 23 February 2013

Visited Marilyn and Melrose after finding they were the stockists for Annie Sloan paints that someone had recommended to me. I have bought some furniture for my daughters bedroom and would like to have a go at painting them. Really excellent service and advice from Marilyn and Melrose, and I bought some lovely paint. I am still psyching myself up... More 

2 Thank KatieJMc
Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 February 2013

This recently opened shop specialises in the supply of a brand of Chalk Paints for the creation of "Shabby Chic" furniture. They sell ready painted furniture and also run half day courses for people wanting to do their own work at home. Additionally they also sell household furnishing and fashion items including table lamps, cushion covers, small items of jewellery... More 

1 Thank Nicholas I

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