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Colours

Autumn Colour Scheme: Deep rich yellows

Painting an entire room or even an accent wall yellow is a big ask. Instead, you can turn a neutral room into a room ...

Autumn Colours: Warm Browns for Cosy Living

Brown furniture and accessories are easy to locate and instantly add a rich warmth to any room. But, don't stop at wooden furniture when ...

She Wore Blue Velvet…

Velvet has always had ardent fans. This luxurious fabric is much loved for its cushy texture and capacity for holding rich jewel-tone colours like ...

lime green living room

Colour Scheme: Lime for the Living room

emerald Green is pantone's colour of the year. Lime green, which contains a great deal of citrus-y yellow, also has great potential as a ...

red room

Colour Scheme: Shocking Red

Using a single bold colour to bring light and dynamism to a dark corner is an old designer trick that still works well. We ...

Grey, Orange & White – Cool Colours for an Older Boy’s Bedroom

Children grow up so quickly and within the blink of an eye they’re swapping teddies for transformers. Here’s how we tackled a makeover for ...