All posts tagged: interiors inspiration

Colour Consult – Inspiration for your walls with Paint & Paper Library

I did a colour consult yesterday for someone that’s recently bought their own home. They’d always rented previously, so painting walls wasn’t an option and therefore not a concern. Now he’s got a four bedroom, three storey house to decorate and furnish, it’s not surprising he’s overwhelmed.Β We’ve already worked on his living room and it’s been completely transformed by choosing the right paint colour. I’m not exaggerating either. Will share some photos with you guys when the rest of the work is done. The Brits’ fear of colour Most people’s homes are off white, cream, ivory, dare I say, magnolia… there might be a feature wall somewhere or a splash of jazzy wallpaper in the downstairs loo, but generally us Brits are pretty scared of living with colour. I don’t just mean dark colours, but richer colours and pigments. Dulux nailed the Brit’s fear of colour with their infamous, still going strong, Natural Hints collection. Apple White, Apricot White, Jade White… see where i’m going with this…? We like colour, but only a little bit, …

The Curse of Pinterest

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Did you all have a smashing time then? Ate, drank and were merry? Excellent! Just trying to engage brain long enough to get the blog rolling again. So bear with me on this one eh? Here goes…. It’s this time of year, after spending far too much time sitting on the sofa, watching Chrimbo films and eating way too many family sized treats, that people fancy making some changes at home. You kind of see it with fresh eyes again when the Chrimbo decs have come down don’t you think? And it’s miserable outside, so we’re all spending way more time at home than we’d probably like…. everyone surfing the ole tinterweb for sales goodies and interior inspiration. Since the launch of Pinterest back in 2010, it’s completely changed the way we find said inspiration. Long gone are the days where we needed to subscribe to the latest interior decor mag, it’s all there for us online.Β Which brings me onto Pinterest, one of my most used accounts, for both business and pleasure. …