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Tips for painting fresh plaster

By Louise Nelhams | 29th October 2017

  It’s incredibly satisfying to have a room plastered to a high standard, but it needs to be treated carefully in order to get the best finish for your paint – so this month we’re going to give you our top tips for painting fresh plaster like a pro. Painting fresh plaster It would seem […]

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Our guide to wallpaper for every budget

By Louise Nelhams | 3rd October 2017

It can be tricky to know where to start when it comes to choosing wallpaper for your home because there’s so much to consider – colour scheme, texture, backing paper, cost… so we’ve created a guide to wallpaper for every budget and taste. Featuring a range of popular wallpaper designers and retailers at all price […]

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Interior design inspired by autumn

By Louise Nelhams | 29th August 2017

Artists and interior design enthusiasts have long drawn inspiration for their work from the beauty found in the natural world, and this week we’re going to look at how we can use the autumnal colour palette to influence our decorating. The rich, inviting colours of autumn are perfect for our living spaces, so let’s take […]

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Repairing a concrete window sill

By Louise Nelhams | 31st July 2017

Repairing a concrete window sill could appear to be a major job that’s far beyond the skills of the average DIYer, but with the proper knowledge, tools, material and preparation, you might find it’s worth considering having a go yourself — unless a complete rebuild is necessary!               Assessing […]

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Decorating tips – turning your stairs into a feature

By Louise Nelhams | 25th June 2017

When it comes to designing and decorating your home, it’s natural to want to focus on making each room reflect your character. That doesn’t, however, mean that you should neglect the connecting areas of your house e.g. the hallways, corridors and stairs. In fact, with a little bit of creative thinking, you can turn your […]

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Painting a ceiling like a pro

By Louise Nelhams | 25th May 2017

Summoning up the enthusiasm to do a little home decorating is usually pretty easy, but when it comes to painting a ceiling, most people either call in a professional decorator, or just completely ignore it! If this sounds familiar, don’t worry because our guide on painting a ceiling like a pro will demystify the process […]

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