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  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. decorating with dark colours

    DECORATING WITH DARK COLOURS

    Using deep colours on your walls can be the most effective way to make a statement with colour. The most common reason that people shy away from colour and end up opting for neutrals is that they are unsure of the effect that dark tones will create – will they make my room look small? Dark? Or what if it’s just too strong a statement and I have to paint over it and start again?

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  3. Paynes Grey colour trend

    Colour Trends: Winter/Spring 2018

    As we move into the new year we reflect on the latest colour trends and how they will evolve in 2018.

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  4. DECORATING WITH GREY

    DECORATING WITH GREY

    Grey has become more and more popular as a wall colour over recent years, with some interior design magazines proclaiming that ‘grey is the new white’, taking over from white as the wall colour of choice for many design professionals. As a neutral, a light grey is a sophisticated choice for walls and acts as a perfect backdrop for both monochrome or schemes with bright accent colours.

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  5. decorating with accent colours

    DECORATING WITH ACCENT COLOURS

    Bright or strong colours can often be too overpowering when used over a large area, but are perfect as accent colours. If you are not confident about using bold colour, or have a living space that would not support bold colour then using strong colour accents may be the solution for you!

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  6. 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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  7. 1829 Violet Slate and Artisan Copper Effect paints

    INTERIOR COLOUR TRENDS - WHAT'S HOT NOW

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  8. 1829 Paynes Grey Chalky Emulsion on trend

    Craig & Rose confirms colour confidence high with deep dark hues rise in popularity

    Craig & Rose, the UK’s longest established premium paint company, confirms colour confidence is high amongst consumers, with deep darks at the forefront of home décor trends.

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  9. Paynes Grey

    PERIOD STYLES: MODERNISM

    Our 1829 Vintage Colours range contains a modernist palette of colours, all designed to complement each other.

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  10. Craig & Rose opens new showroom in Notting Hill, London

    Craig & Rose opens new showroom in Notting Hill, London

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  11. 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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  12. colour trends 2019

    Colour Trends for Winter/Spring 2019

    Our key trend predictions - Winter Warmth, Spring Fresh and Extreme Accents encompass the warmth and belonging of natural tones, with a move towards the fresh, light tones of new beginnings. Team these with bright pops of colour to make a statement in your own home.

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  13. time for taupe

    Time for Taupe

    Has grey had its’ day? Does the start of 2019 signal a time to return to taupe and the warmth of the more creamy neutrals? Let’s find out!

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  14. crafting for Christmas with Artisan

    Crafting for Christmas

    Christmas. We look forward to decorating with lights, sparkle, warm textiles and of course our Christmas trees.

    If you are thinking of adding some festive touches, here are our top 5 Christmas crafting ideas with Artisan paints.

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  15. Upcycling special: Oh so kel

    Upcycling special with Oh So Kel: Bar cart glamour

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