About Us & What We Do



Amanda Bagley

I recently discovered that I have a passion for transforming old fashioned or unloved furniture into beautiful Shabby Chic pieces that need to be in homes where they will be appreciated.  The first piece I did myself was a console table I found in a shed.

As with many old pieces of furniture during its lifetime there will have been many knocks and scratches and spillages but at Vintage Cat we believe that these little hiccups in its history make up the unique look of the furniture that we upcycle and hand paint back to life.

My aim over the next few years is to replace every piece of furniture in my home with second-hand, pre-loved, Shabby Chic, up-cycled, reused, reclaimed, refurbished, rejuvenated and any other RE word that there is.  So once I have turned it from an ugly duckling to a beautiful swan you’d better buy it quick otherwise it will be in MY home 🙂




“Vintage Cat turned my out of date 45 yr old mahogany dresser into a classy upto date chic piece for my new kitchen .. It’s now chalk black with brass handles and a user friendly work surface !!”


“Thank you so much for all your hard work on my chest of drawers I love them!!”

— Sheila Powell at Carr Mill

“We had a simple pine set of drawers painted in Farrow and Ball paint. Couldn’t be happier with the job and would thoroughly recommend. Thank you!”

Karen Michelle – Warrington

Picked up my draws that she has done for me , my husband wanted them to take them to the skip, they are fabulous just goes to show you don’t throw things away go to Vintage Cat she is the best in the north west at restoring furniture and turning them into beautiful objectsxshe

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