Kerry Ison

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Why should I use Earthborn paint for my furniture project?

Earthborn paint is widely known for its high levels of breathability, this is their speciality.

Their paints are VOC free and contain no oils or nasty emissions. These days people are becoming more conscious (and rightly so) about the effects on our environment. Whilst there is always room for improvement to be made, the developments in paint technology […]

By |April 23rd, 2017|Woodwork Paint|

Tick-tock, don’t forget your clock!

Fusion
This trend is all about being using bold and vivid colours. Mixing colours that clash to make an impression that stands out in your home.

For more about this trend view the Crown video on YouTube and this link on their website – https://www.crownpaints.co.uk/inspiration/trends/spring-summer-2017/fusion
Stillness
This trend is all about being using colours to help us relax and create a […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Colour Inspiration|

Colour Trends for 2017

If you want to keep up with the latest decorating trends then it might be of interest to you the colours that have been revealed as the ones to use in 2017. We’ve taken a look at Pantone, Dulux and Farrow and Ball to help you choose the right paint colour for your home.

By |February 12th, 2017|Colour Inspiration|

How to prepare your childs room for Christmas

As Christmas is fast approaching, its the perfect time to do some de-cluttering and getting things organised in your child’s bedroom. With new toys and games needing a home after the big day, preparing prior to the holiday period leaves time to enjoy the fun!

No doubt your child, like many other don’t realise what toys […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Decorating Ideas|

Colour Your Mood

Your colour choices are perhaps the most personal, yet dramatic statements you can make in your home. Believe it or not, colour is a powerful communication tool, and without even realising it, the colours you select for your interior can have a huge effect on the mood you create and the way people experience time […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Colour Inspiration|

Designer Style in Your Home

When it comes to interior design, what is your style? Do you gravitate towards more traditional décor – timeless, elegant and classic in its appeal? Or maybe you favour a more modern look with clean, straight lines and a minimalistic feel?

If we’re honest, most of us tend to take different elements from various styles and […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Interior Paint|

The Art of Interior Design

Many of us may consider ourselves to be good at choosing colour schemes or incorporating particular themes into our homes, but there’s a bigger difference between decorating and designing than you might think. Whilst an interior decorator seeks to inject personality and style into a room through furnishing a space with eye-catching items and enhancing […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Decorating Ideas, Interior Paint|

Bring the Colour Back into Your Living Room

It shocks us. It surprises us. It makes us laugh and makes us cry….and ok yes, it sometimes makes us want to close our eyes, cover our ears and throw our television sets out of the window. In fact, to quote an all-too-familiar phrase, it really is like Marmite – but whether we love it […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Decorating Ideas|

Useful tips on how to paint your hallway and stairs

Now for all you eager DIY-ers out there, painting your hallway and stairs can be a little tricky so we’ve put together a quick guide on how best to tackle the process of decorating your hall, stairs and landing:

Due to the height of stairwells, it’s important to make safety a number one priority. Not only […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Interior Paint|

How to make the most of your hallway and stairs

Your hallway is the the first thing to greet you when you open the front door of your home and the last thing you see when you leave. It is also that all-important first impression for guests and visitors. In many ways it’s the very heartbeat of your home – it links the upstairs with […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Interior Paint|