Help & How To

  1. preparing to decorate

    PREPARING TO DECORATE

    Preparation is everything, and that saying is definitely true when it comes to decorating. Luckily, preparing a room to decorate is straightforward if you know what you're doing, and paying attention to the small details beforehand will help ensure the finished results speak for themselves.

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  2. Upcycling furniture

    UPCYCLING FURNITURE – GIVING AN OLD FAVOURITE A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

    Upcycling – the new buzzword. In recent years we have seen the trend towards make do and mend,towards individualism and creating something unique, whilst reducing waste by recycling old pieces.This winning combination of saving money while pouring your own personality in to your homeseems to have captured the imagination of the nation. So what do you need to know if you are considering your own project?

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  3. how much paint do i need

    HOW MUCH PAINT DO I NEED FOR MY PROJECT?

     You’ve put together a mood board to transform your living room. You’ve picked the perfect colour for the walls and a coordinating colour for the woodwork. But how do you know how much paint you will need?

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  4. choosing colour to maximise light

    CHOOSING COLOUR TO MAXIMISE LIGHT WITHIN YOUR HOME

    People often use words such as light and airy, or dark and gloomy to describe rooms. The amount of light that a room gets, based on the direction it faces and the number of windows it has is not something that can be easily changed. But you can use colour to change the feel of a room and maximise light.

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  5. 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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  6. Decorating with natural light

    NATURAL LIGHT

    The way a room feels has a lot to do with how much natural light gets into it and the orientation of the windows. 

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  7. how light affects colour

    HOW LIGHT AFFECTS PAINT COLOUR

    Have you ever redecorated a room in your home, only to find the end result differs to the colour in the tin?

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  8. THE MANY MOODS OF COLOUR

    THE MANY MOODS OF COLOUR

    The right colour can lift our spirits, making us feel happy, relaxed or energetic. The wrong colour can also put us on edge or make us feel lethargic.

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