About Our Paint Finishes

  1. chalky emulsion

    WHAT IS CHALKY EMULSION AND WHERE CAN I USE IT?

    Traditionally matt paints are used on walls and ceilings as the matt finish tends to hide imperfections and can feel warmer than a paint with a sheen. But what is Chalky Emulsion and how how does it compare to other matt finishes?

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  2. 1829 furniture and effect wax for upcycling

    UPCYCLE WITH 1829 FURNITURE & EFFECT WAX

    Enjoy upcycling? Furniture & Effect Wax is perfect for use over Chalky Emulsion to protect and enhance your upcycled furniture.

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  3. Top 5 paint effects for 2019

    Top 5 paint effects for 2019

    2019 is the year of paint effects. With bold walls cited as a key trend in Elle Décor, along with mixed metal accents, our new generation of Artisan paint effects are an easy way to make your room look unique. Find out what makes our top 5 list.

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  4. Artisan Glitter Glaze

    Focus on Glitter Glaze

    Bring some sparkle into your New Year with our tips for working with Glitter Glaze. 

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  5. Gloss paint - what is it and where do I use it

    What is gloss paint and where do I use it?

    Gloss paint has been used traditionally as the ‘go to’ paint for woodwork, doors and trims. But what is the difference between gloss paint and eggshell or satin? And what surfaces can gloss be used on? 

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  6. chalkboard

    5 WAYS TO DECORATE WITH CHALKBOARD PAINT

    You can create a functional and fun chalkwall surface in virtually any room in the home or office by simply applying chalkboard paint in the same way as you would an emulsion on your walls. Chalkboard paint originally became popular for use in kids rooms, to create an area to stimulate play and also to aid learning, however there are so many more ways it can be used within the home!

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  7. metallic paints

    WHERE CAN I USE METALLIC PAINTS?

    Metallic paints are a fantastic way to add a touch of glamour to your home – from transforming a dressing table to creating a gold wall, you can use metallic paint to create the effect. Read our blog post to find out about the effects you can create, and which product is best for the surface you want to paint.

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  8. WHAT TYPE OF PAINT SHOULD I USE?

    WHAT TYPE OF PAINT SHOULD I USE?

    So you’ve decided to redecorate. You have a colour scheme in mind, but do you know your eggshell from your chalky matt and your metallic from your gloss?

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  9. eggshell

    WHAT IS ACRYLIC EGGSHELL AND WHERE CAN I USE IT?

    An eggshell finish has a soft subtle sheen – less that a satin or gloss and therefore is more understated and considered by some as more elegant than a gloss finish. Bit what surfaces is it suitable for and what are the advantages of using it?

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  10. glitter glaze

    ALL THAT GLITTERS

    Looking to add a bit of sparkle to your home? Glitter glazes are a great way to create a feature in a room, whether you want to create a minimal look, an opulent space or a creative space for kids.

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  11. Eggshell finish now in larger size for all 1829 Vintage Colours

    Eggshell finish now in larger size for all 1829 Vintage Colours

    Our durable and washable Eggshell finish is now available in a 2.5L size across all 110 colours in the 1829 range.

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