Decorating gives you the chance to freshen up tired rooms or go further and transform them by introducing new moods and accents.
- designer paints, wall and ceiling paint, paintpod paint.
and contemporary designer wallpapers.
- wall and floor tiles.
tools, hand tools and decorating accessories.
wall panelling and architectural joinery.
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sample paint pots to paint a square metre on the wall (include the
darkest wall, usually the one with the main window), see it at different
times of day and in different weather conditions and at night under
the room lights; remember paint always goes slightly darker when
the same with wallpaper, get a large sample and tape or stick it
to the wall. If the paper has a design, look at its scale against
the height of the wall and the dimensions of the room.
Many wallpaper manufacturers provide matching fabrics allowing you to team your wallpaper with your curtains and upholstery.
colours such as red and yellow bring the walls closer (which may
not be a bad thing if you want the room to look more cosy) and cool
colours like blue and green increase the sense of space...
For advice on paints and painting, visit the Paint Quality Institute.
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