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Interior Design

Top Tips for Creating a Strong Colour Scheme

Sometimes choosing the right colours for your home can seem a little daunting, particularly if you want to experiment and avoid neutral tones. We asked top interior designer Mark Howorth from international design company Callender Howorth to provide his top tips for creating a scheme using strong colour. Here are …

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Grey Kitchen
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Using Grey in Interior Design

Grey has been a growing trend in interiors and is widely considered to be the new white. Grey is practical, not just because neutrals have broad appeal, but because it conceals marks better than white and allows accent colours to pop rather than dominate. Using grey in interior design as …

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LifestylePeople in Design

A Home with all the Trimmings – Fit for a Queen

A Home with all the Trimmings – Fit for a Queen.  Reviving the Beautiful Art of Passementerie is Fabulous designer Wendy Cushing, one of a dying breed of skilled British craftsmen.  Her talent for creating and recreating specialist trimmings and furnishings have led her from Royal residences to famous museums and …

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Designer of the Month UK

  Designer of the Month UK We recently reached out for Designers that would like to Showcase on our Blog and we are happy to Introduce Wendy Cushing from www.wendycushingdesigns.com  Here is  a taste of what Wendy has to say about herself and her company.  In depth interview with the Designer to …

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Hints and Tips from Timberwise
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Top Tips on Using Colour in your Home – Neutrals

Top Tips on Using Colour in your Home – Neutrals Neutrals (black, grey, white, and brown) are basic to the decorator’s tool kit. All-neutral schemes fall in and out of fashion, but are great because of their flexibility. Add colour to liven things up or leave it out to create calm. Black is …

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Top Tips on Using Colour in Your Home – Orange

Top Tips on Using Colour in Your Home – Orange Orange evokes excitement, enthusiasm and energy. It just radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of …

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Top Tips on Using Colour in Your Home – Purple

Top Tips on Using Colour in Your Home – Purple The Power of Purple Purple is traditionally associated with powerful positions. It is the colour of royalty and cardinals. It is also associated with spirituality, if you have purple in your aura you are thought to have spiritual depth or …

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How to put Colour in Your Home Using Feng Shui

How to put Colour in Your Home Using Feng Shui Ever wondered why we talk about feeling blue, seeing red or going green with envy? It is because colour has the power to influence our mood. Use our Feng Shui colour guide to re-energize your décor and lift your mood …

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Top Tips on Using Colour in Your Home – Green

Top Tips on Using Colour in your Home  – Green 4. Go-Gorgeous Green Green has always traditionally been associated with envy ‘the green-eyed monster that doth mock the meat it feeds on’ said Shakespeare. But it is actually considered the most restful colour for the eye. Combining the refreshing quality of …

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Feng Shui Your Bedroom

Feng Shui Your Bedroom Good feng shui in your bedroom promotes a harmonious flow of nourishing and sensual energy. Either you are there for a quick snooze, a good night sleep or to enjoy intimate time with your partner. Here are our tips to create the right feeling of flow and relaxation. …

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