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Marilyn & Melrose

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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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... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Gorgeous shop

Lovely, individual interior touches. Very pleasant gentleman showed me their selection of gorgeous... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Nov 6, 2016
“Fabulous gifts and vintage interior pieces”
Sep 22, 2015
“Gorgeous shop”
Marilyn & Melrose is an Interiors & Lifestyle shop, based in the beautiful castle town of Alnwick, in Northumberland. We opened the shop in August 2012, introducing the North East to the wonders of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™, painted furniture...more
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12 Narrowgate | Castle Quarter, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
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Reviewed November 6, 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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed September 22, 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.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank E P
Reviewed February 24, 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...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed August 18, 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...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank dirtyepic
Karen S, Owner at Marilyn & Melrose, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2013

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...More

Reviewed June 11, 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...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank CAROLINA509
Reviewed May 26, 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.

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank andrea s
Reviewed May 24, 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...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank ablb
Reviewed February 26, 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...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Lara H
Reviewed February 23, 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...More

2  Thank KatieJMc
Reviewed February 22, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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