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EASY INTERIOR UPDATES TO PUT A ‘SPRING’ IN YOUR STEP

2021 is all about optimistic decorating – fresh uplifting colours and natural materials to create a ‘happy home’. Spring colours fit perfectly into this theme … from citrus brights to perfect pastels, and let’s not forget ‘spring florals’ to give your home a seasonal boost. Here are ideas on how to rejuvenate your rooms with […]

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BEST BLINDS FOR LOFT CONVERSIONS

Loft rooms can add huge value to a property and more and more new build homes now feature loft rooms to maximise the overall space. But when it comes to decorating a loft room, working around the eaves, unusual spaces and skylights can seem like a daunting task. In fact, all it takes is a […]

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Inject a Splash of Colour Energy with 2021 Colours of the Year

This year’s colour of the year predictions from Pantone, Dulux, Crown and Graham and Brown are in and, with an unprecedented 12 months behind us, it’s not surprising that the results are eclectic. From practical greys and aspirational yellows to earthy beiges, regal purples and uplifting brights – whilst 2021’s colour trend predictions are diverse, […]

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DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK

Dark colours such as black, charcoal and indigo look fantastic at windows. As the nights draw in during the winter months, we get to enjoy the beauty of dreamy night skies and shadowy shades… and dark and decadent styling within the home can be as equally dramatic. Deep shades of charcoal grey and black look […]

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AUTUMN COLOUR AND STYLE INSPIRATION FOR THE HOME

Timeless Autumn Shades Add Warmth Within A Home   Autumn in the world of nature is a beautiful season, full of rich, warming colours. Using these hues in the home adds an immediate ‘comforting touch’ to a room’s décor and Autumn-inspired colours at windows can create a wonderful feeling of harmony with the outside environment. […]

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MOVE OVER GREY A NEW NEUTRAL IS HERE

Get The Look In Dulux’s New Colour Of Year – Brave Ground Dulux has announced its Colour Of The Year 2021, which is always an interesting gauge for how we might be styling our homes in the coming year. For 2021 they’ve chosen a reassuring earthy beige called Brave Ground, a neutral brown shade. They […]

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Sustainable Homewares Including Our Own Eco-Blinds

When it comes to doing your bit for climate change, buying sustainable homewares can be an easy switch to make. There’s been an upsurge of eco-friendly homewares in recent years, including our very own Greenscreen Sea-Tex™ eco-friendly blinds. Greenscreen Sea-Tex™ eco-friendly blinds are spun from yarn that is made from plastic recovered from coastlines and […]

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Lowdown on window blind operating systems

A big benefit of fitting window blinds in your home is the flexibility they provide in terms of light control. This can be enhanced further with different types of operating systems; our design team has the lowdown on the various options available from Apollo Blinds … As well as choosing different types of blinds for […]

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ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL

Looking to inject some colour energy into your home? You’ll love these ideas Bright vibrant colours can transform a dull and dreary room into an energising and uplifting space. Certain colours can also boost your mood and provide emotional cues to the brain to feel happier – two great reasons to add some colour into […]

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