Dead Flat Green

Farrow & Ball Dead Flat

Dead Flat is a new water-based paint finish with low light reflection, making it ideal for large areas or for walls & ceilings with a less than ideal surface finish… Read more

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Hiring and Using an Interior Designer

Do you want to decorate and furnish your home and don’t know where to start? If you want to make your home both comfortable and stylish then an interior designer is just the person you need. Read more

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Period Style on a Budget

Going for an antique look on a modern day budget? Then get rummaging around car boots and charity shops or even hop across the channel for some real bargain buys! Read more

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How to Design a Nursery

When you’re designing a nursery, plan ahead before you go all out on your baby’s room furnishings. It is important to develop a budget and determine how much you are willing to spend. Read more

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DIY Decoupage

Decoupage is the decorative art of cutting and pasting paper onto a surface and varnishing over the surface. The word comes from the French word decouper, which means “cutting out.” Read more

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Decorating Rented Accommodation

Decorating a rented accommodation can be tricky, but not impossible. This article discusses how to stay within the conditions of your rental agreement, within your budget and that you work with the furniture already provided to decorate your new rented home. Read more

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Styling Your Home on a Budget

You have plenty of style but no cash. Transforming your home into a picture perfect haven of comfort and taste might seem like a tall order but there are shortcuts. Here are some tips that might just help you on your way. Read more

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Decorating Materials

When you are about to embark on an interior decorating project the best way to go about it is get all your materials together at the start, that way you wont have to rush out in the middle of a paint job and buy an essential item. Here’s a list of some of the most essential decorating materials and why you need them. Read more

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Combining Colours

Decorating with colours takes a little know-how but really doesn’t have to be intimidating. Here is a guide to the basics of colour combinations, colour schemes and colour and mood. Read more


Decorating and Accessorising Your Nursery

Accessorising your nursery can be a fun project that is part of planning for a new life to enter your home. You will be making decisions to suit the needs and comfort of your new baby as well as your own. Here are some ideas to get you started. Read more

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Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

Interior painting doesn’t have to be a chore. These tips for a perfect painting job will not only help make your interior painting easier, they will ensure success. Read more

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Choosing and Hanging Wallpaper

Hanging wallpaper can be an inexpensive way to change the appearance of a room. If it’s your first time you may find it a little daunting, but here are some tips to help you along. Read more


Decorating Your Home: Stencilling Techniques

Stenciling is a form of folk art that originated as an alternative to buying expensive textiles. Scenes of everyday life were cut into templates then stenciled on walls and wood floors to create decorative patterns that actually resembled upscale wallpaper and rugs. Read more

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Bringing a Living Room to Life

There are many ways that you can bring a living room to life but there is one in particular that is becoming increasingly popular these days. You can enjoy it by yourself, with your family, or among the company of friends. What is it? Read more


Feng Shui for Beginners

Feng Shui is the art of balancing and harmonising the flow of natural energies in your surroundings to create beneficial effects in your life. Feng Shui can help create sacred space in your home. Read more