Delivery & Returns – 2021

Covid 19 Update -August 2021

As a company within the manufacturing industry, life is returning to some what normal – however as the world opens up, please do expect and be patient with some delays. It’s difficult to give exact delivery times since each countries (and states) vary with their Covid-19 restrictions. As a general rule, in the UK, things are beginning to look more ‘normal’. World wide is more difficult to judge and only you would know what the real Covid-19 situation is in your area. As you will aware, over the last 18 months more folks are shopping online than ever before which has caused a massive logistics congestion and back log for all the major couriers worldwide. We are working hard to offer a smooth & efficient service.

If for any reason there may be a delay with your order, one of our team will contact you. We thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and well and Happy Painting!

 Shipping Terms – Updated August 2021

UK Mainland Delivery

Cost Shipping Method Estimated Time
Free Royal Mail Tracked 48
(orders over £40)
1 – 2 working days
£3.00 Royal Mail Tracked 48
(orders under £40)
1 – 2 working days
£5.75 DPD Courier Next Working Day (if ordered before 12pm)
Order before 12pm weekdays for 1-2 day (Mon-Fri) delivery. We are trying to enable a Saturday service, but at this time if DPD orders are placed on Fridays they will be delivered the following Monday.

European Delivery

Important Notice for European Customers – We want to make you aware that some countries in Europe are charging Tax and Duty at port of entry. For more information about these duties and taxes, please check on your own government website.

Our cost for delivery varies from country to country within the EU. Please see quote at checkout.

Please note, if you select Airmail delivery, there is no tracking information provided with this service.

USA Delivery

Cost Shipping Method Estimated Time
Quote at checkout

(starting from $22.88)

Fedex Priority Courier  1-2 Working Days
During Covid-19 there could be a delay, but 98% of our packets are hitting this target. 
Quote at checkout

(starting from $14.10)

 Fedex Connect Plus 2-4 Working Days
During Covid-19 there could be a delay, but 95% of our packets are hitting this target. 

Please note we cannot ship Kolinsky Sable to the USA only.

Important Notice

USA CUSTOMERS : As agreed in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 from March 10 2016 de minimis value of a shipment of merchandise imported by one person from UK to USA on one day has been increased to $800.

For more details please click on the link below:

International Orders

Cost Shipping Method Estimated Time
Quote at checkout International Tracked & Signed 10-14 Working Days
There are still some delays worldwide as Covid-19 restrictions affect some shipping hubs.
Quote at checkout Fedex Courier 2 – 4 Working Days
During Covid-19 this can be 4-7 working days

**Tracked: A tracking number will be provided and your parcel must be signed for.

Important Notice

Canadian Customers – Please note that any order over the value of $10 CAD may incur a customs fee. This fee is based on the value of your order and cannot be predicted by us. This is Canadian Customs standard fee, and out of our control.


We are happy to issue a credit note or refund for any items returned to us in fully saleable condition within 28 days of receipt of your order. The customer pays the return postage and ensures items are packed securely thus preventing damage on the return journey. Short-falls or order errors should be notified within 7 days. For international returns, we ask you state on your packet “Returns – No Commercial Value”.

We reserve the right to charge a 10% re-stocking fee on any returns which are not defective by manufacturer. We will gladly organise a swap for you if you ordered incorrectly or if you wish you had a different item, in this case though we cannot pay the postage/courier charge either way. We will go above and beyond to help you with returns and swaps, but in all instances, these will be at the discretion of the company and will be dealt with reasonably and fairly.

Import Duty

As a company, we are not responsible for any import duties or taxes your country may require you to pay. It is your responsibility to check your import authorities terms & conditions for these costs. We are also not allowed, by law, to manipulate invoices or change the total amount for you.


If for any reason you wish to cancel your order and it hasn’t left our premises then we will need to charge the fee that the Bank/Paypal charge us. If the order has left the premises then further charges may apply.


We always endeavour to issue refunds as quickly as possible, and through the same method you originally made payment. Refunds can take 3-5 workings days, depending on the speed of the bank!