Monthly Archives: October 2017

  1. October 18, 2017

    Choosing the right colours for your home

    Painting your home is one of the easiest ways that you can inject your personality into your home to create a space that you’ll love. But one of the hardest parts is picking the right colours that will not only match your style but help create the right mood. From feeling warm and cosy to adding a sense of space and light, the colours that we choose can have a big impact on how we feel when we walk into a room. In this blog we’ll take a look at how to choose the right colours for your home and create a colour scheme that works.

    Mood board

    One of the best places to start is with a mood board which will really help you to find out what you like and get an idea of which colours, styles and interiors appeal to you. One of the best tools for this is Pinterest as there are a huge range of projects that show how other people have used colours in their rooms.

    Base colours

    Thinking about the colours of existing furniture, flooring and features

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  2. October 11, 2017

    Essential painting tools that every decorator needs

    Every painter and decorator is different and the tools they swear by are as much about personal preference as they are about experience. From the brands of brushes they use to the type of paint they buy, every trade professional will have their own thoughts on what works best. This being said there are some common and essential painting tools that most painters and decorators couldn’t live without. In this article we’ll take a look at the essential tools and supplies that every painter and decorator should have.

    Angled cutting in brush

    Sash brushes or angled cutting in brushes are one of the things that help’s to separate the amateurs from the professionals. For walls and ceilings 2 and 3 inch angled brushes are the most common choices with brands like Purdy providing some of the best brushes on the market. For more intricate work and painting trip a 1 inch brush, sash or fitch brush will help make the job easier.

    Paint comb

    For

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