My name is Heike and I’m the owner, creator and artist behind Heike’s Furniture Art. I am also proud content creator for Dixie Belle Paint Company and brand ambassador for WoodUbend Mouldings and the Posh Chalk Artisan Range. I work in Switzerland and Malta.
Originally German (the name says it all), I’m married to a Swiss and living in the French part of Switzerland, in Sion with my family.
I also spend a lot of time in Malta, a small Mediterranean island, which is very near and dear to my heart. This is where I spent most of my important teenage years and where even after we had left the island I stayed in touch with my friends.
Many years later, this special place is where all the painting and my creative adventure started and where I got hooked on what I do today:
I am passionate about bringing old and discarded furniture back to life with chalk paint and color, paper, texture and anything I find beautiful to add and turning them into works of beauty. When I’m painting I’m happy and that’s all that matters.
Back then, due to budget I picked up a paint brush and a few cans of paint and since then I have never stopped renovating and repurposing. Be it previously loved furniture, chairs, doors, transforming flea market finds, you name it. Everything and anything to do with upcycling, renovating and interior design on a budget is my thing. I love adding a different twist, something to spice it up a little, give texture or a little surprise here and there to come up with one of a kind piece.