Inspiration

  1. light neutrals

    DECORATING WITH LIGHT, NEUTRAL COLOURS

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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. OUR COLOUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2015

    OUR COLOUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2015

    As we head towards Christmas the focus is on creating a haven at home. The autumn/winter season is about deep inky tones and teals. But what colours are going to define 2015?

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  4. paint and wallpaper

    PAINT VS WALLPAPER – WHICH SHOULD I CHOOSE?

    The single most effective thing you can do to transform the look of a room is to change the colour on your walls. Aside from choosing colour, one of the biggest decorating decisions to make is whether you use paint or wallpaper to create the look.

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  5. CREATE YOUR OWN ART

    CREATE YOUR OWN ART

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  6. kids rooms

    CHILDS PLAY - IDEAS FOR DECORATING KIDS ROOMS

    There are so many products on the market nowadays to help you create a room that makes your kids dreams come true, that all you need to bring is your imagination. Paint is a really versatile resource, and with all of the different finishes, colours and effects that are available you can create whatever your little one needs – from a jungle adventure to a dreamscape with a glittering night sky.

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  7. Moonstone Grey and Gardenia Pearl

    Moonstone Grey and Gardenia Pearl

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  8. SWEDISH BLUE

    SWEDISH BLUE

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  9. THE COLOUR WHEEL – A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND DEFINING COLOUR

    THE COLOUR WHEEL – A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND DEFINING COLOUR

    Many professionals work with colour and design on a daily basis. As well as having natural creative flair for these jobs, they have also studied colour theory and understand the base rules for creating different moods using colour. If you would like to give your space a new look but aren’t sure where to start, understanding the basics of colour theory can give you a great background and help you to choose your approach to a colour scheme.

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  10. GREAT NEW PACKAGING, SAME TIMELESS COLOURS!

    GREAT NEW PACKAGING, SAME TIMELESS COLOURS!

    1829 was the year when Craig & Rose was established in Edinburgh – making us the oldest independent paint manufacturer in the UK. 1829 has also been the name of our flagship range of authentic period colours, handpicked from our historic archives.

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  11. CRAIG AND ROSE SUPPORTS EXHIBITION ABOUT ARTS AND CRAFTS ARTIST, HUGH GREEN

    CRAIG AND ROSE SUPPORTS EXHIBITION ABOUT ARTS AND CRAFTS ARTIST, HUGH GREEN

    We are delighted to support the “Hugh Green’s Stirlingshire” exhibition at The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum. 'Hugh Green's Stirlingshire' brings to light the best works of the Bridge of Allan based artist and designer, under one roof.

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  12. FREE DELIVERY ON ORDERS OVER £50

    FREE DELIVERY ON ORDERS OVER £50

    Thinking of redecorating? We are currently offering free delivery on all orders of paint bought through the Craig & Rose website with a total value of £50 or over to UK mainland addresses.

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  13. rococo style

    PERIOD STYLES: ROCOCO

    Rococo style was characterised by lightness, delicacy and elaborate ornamentation, beginning around Louis XV’s (1715-74) reign of France and influenced by the famous courtesan Madame de Pompadour.

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  14. ARTIST IN RESIDENCE BRINGS HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY TOGETHER FOR STILL LIFE

    ARTIST IN RESIDENCE BRINGS HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY TOGETHER FOR STILL LIFE

    “It’s as enjoyable to sketch a contemporary tin as it is an historic one,” says artist-in-residence Catriona Taylor. “There’s a pleasure in drawing everyday objects. It gives heightened awareness to the ordinary, the unnoticed. And then, just as the historical tins have stories attached, so do the contemporary ones.”

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  15. A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE

    Leith is where it all started for Craig & Rose in 1829, so when we were asked to supply paint for the Memory Lane mural project we were delighted to be involved!

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