What’s New in Home Interior Decorating?

By |2021-05-25T22:29:43+00:00April 5, 2010|Interior Decorating Basics|

If you’re thinking of celebrating springtime with a new look for your home you might be wondering what sort of look to create. From colour and texture to pattern and material, bring your home bang up to date with our guide to what’s hot in interior design for the year [...]

UK Home Interior Decorating Exhibitions

By |2021-05-25T22:29:44+00:00March 27, 2010|Interior Decorating Basics|

Home shows or exhibitions are not only a great day out, they also provide plenty of ideas that you can take away and implement in your own home, albeit on a smaller scale. From new innovations in the kitchen to new ways to decorate, visiting one of the many UK [...]

Tips for Improving Your Home Decor on the Cheap

By |2021-05-25T22:29:43+00:00October 23, 2009|Interior Decorating Basics|

There comes a time when we all feel fed up with our home decor and want a new look. This can be difficult if you have only a small budget, or if you rent your home and don’t want to decorate your landlord’s pocket! We take a look at some [...]

Quick Guide: What’s New in Interior Decorating?

By |2021-05-25T22:29:41+00:00April 28, 2009|Interior Decorating Basics|

The global recession is touching everything and everyone in some way, and home interior decorating is no exception. Depleted disposable income and the need to improve rather than move means that where interior decor is concerned we’re all thinking more carefully before we make any significant decisions. Here’s our quick [...]

Crafty Interiors Ideas to Beat the Recession

By |2021-05-25T22:29:42+00:00April 27, 2009|Interior Decorating Basics|

With the UK economy in something of a meltdown even the highest paid homeowners will be cutting back on those little finishing touches that make a house a home. Any benefit gained from falling mortgage payments is likely to be swallowed up elsewhere, so now is a good time to [...]

Common Decorating Mistakes

By |2021-05-25T22:29:41+00:00January 13, 2009|Interior Decorating Basics|

With some thorough planning and lots of enthusiasm it’s easy to create a beautiful look in your home. Knowing where most home interior decorators go wrong can help you to make sure you don’t repeat their mistakes! Measure Up Before you dash along to your local DIY store to gather [...]

Real DIY Disaster Stories

By |2021-05-25T22:29:41+00:00January 12, 2009|Interior Decorating Basics|

Completing a successful DIY project is a great feeling, but we all know at least one friend or relative who seems to court disaster with every job. Laugh and learn from these unfortunate real life accounts! Jacob’s Ladder Finding myself inspired to paint the bland living room of our newbuild [...]

Basic Ways to Decorate with Pattern

By |2021-05-25T22:29:42+00:00October 30, 2008|Interior Decorating Basics|

There’s no doubt about it, for the plain Jane, deciding to decorate with pattern can be an intimidating prospect. As such a great way to decorate interest and depth into your home, or to create a focal point, pattern deserves to be explored next time you put together a new [...]

The Basics: Getting to Grips with Painting

By |2021-05-25T22:29:43+00:00October 29, 2008|Interior Decorating Basics|

Even if you’ve never opened a tin of house paint before in your life, a professional finish to your painting is easily achievable. Just follow a few simple rules, and make sure you’ve got the right tools for the job. With a little colour confidence you can transform your house [...]

Ways to Decorate with Texture

By |2021-05-25T22:29:42+00:00October 28, 2008|Interior Decorating Basics|

In interior decorating, working with texture can give a room a personality that is not achieved with colour alone. Rather like a child’s pop-up book, a tactile interior adds depth and contrast, drawing you into a room and inviting you to touch each element of the design. Adding texture to [...]

Basic Interior Decorating Tools

By |2021-05-25T22:29:42+00:00October 27, 2008|Interior Decorating Basics|

No matter how small your interior decorating project, there’s no escaping the fact that to produce a great result, you will need the right tools for the job. The advanced enthusiast will require a larger toolbox, but it’s likely that your initial decorating ideas will involve painting or wallpapering, for [...]

The Basics of Eco-Friendly Decorating

By |2021-05-25T22:29:42+00:00October 24, 2008|Interior Decorating Basics|

Most of us now think ‘green’ around our homes, conscientiously doing our bit for the environment and the future generations that will share our planet. Recycling is in, food miles are out; but how many of us have extended our eco-friendly efforts to home decorating? The interior design world is [...]

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