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What Separates A Professional Decorator from An Amateur?

Full article with thanks to: trade1st.co.uk/blog/post/what-separates-professionals-from-diy-enthusiasts Ever wondered what separates the professionals from the amateurs when it comes to decorating? Well using the right tools, choosing the right paint, having the right clothing and proper preparation are just some of the things that make a difference between amateurs and professionals. If you’ve ever watched a professional decorator at work you’ll …

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Great For Families: Best Washable Paint For Your Walls

Full article with thanks to: goodhousekeeping.com/uk/product-reviews/house-garden/g35925200/best-washable-paints Fed up with scuffs and stains ruining the look of your lovingly painted home? Furniture and carpets can be cleaned with relative ease but marks on the wall can become a permanent fixture unless you know which type of paint to buy. Enter washable paints. These modern paints claim to make cleaning up after mucky paws, free-range toddlers and …

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How Do I Hire a Professional Painter and Decorator?

Full article with thanks to: housebeautiful.com/uk/decorate/news/a1602/how-to-find-a-good-decorator You’re giving your home a makeover and after planning, research and mood boarding, you’ve got a vision of what your room transformation will look like. Now all you need is a decorator – but how do you go about finding one and how do make sure they’re right for the job? Follow these top …

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Common Home Decorating Mistakes

Full article with thanks to: www.furl.co.uk/blog/decorating-mistakes Dark Walls We have to admit we are a bit of a sucker for a dark wall however there is a time and a place to decorate using these dark colours. Unfortunately for most, the Inky Blues and Graphite Greys are still a trending paint colour even as we move into the summer season. …

2021 Home Decor Trends to Follow

Full article with thanks to: www.idealhome.co.uk/living-room/living-room-ideas/home-decor-trends-design-trends-233635 Here are the 2021 home decor trends to follow… Hands up if your home is a constantly evolving mix of all the things you love – as it should be. But as with new season fashion trends we see new emerging new home decor trends each season, that tempt us to update our homes …

How to Mix Styles When Decorating

Full article with thanks to https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-mix-decorating-styles-452089 Mixing decorating styles is easier than you might think. In truth, there are very few “pure” decorating styles. Most styles are a blend of several different eras and periods. Design styles are usually birthed when designers (or even homemakers) take the best of certain periods or fashions and incorporate these elements into homes. Maybe …

The Best Interior Paint Colours for your Home

Full article with thanks to https://thegingerhome.com/what-are-the-best-interior-paint-colours-for-your-home/ One of the most frequently asked questions I get about my home is what paint colour is on the wall in each room, especially the main living space. I’ve created a guide with my favorite interior paint colors (including the ones I’ve used myself) to help you decide what the best interior paint colours …

‘On the memory stairs’ Gwydion Elliott

I once sat on the kind yellow carpet of the stairsand the old bannister beside my head spoke to me about memory. It told stories of the creaking floorsand the blue paint’s icy touch on thick stone walls,of the overgrown garden where I played in a tiger costume amongst delicate drifting insects. Of the time I sat on the kind …