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Working in the wonderful world of colour we are lucky to be constantly inspired by friends, colleagues, fellow interior and exterior designers, stylists, and fashionistas. Here is our chance to share some of their inspiration, thoughts and ideas.

7 Ways with Sample Pots

By | Trends

Whether you’re looking for a mini paint project or just a way to use up some leftover sample pots, we’ve got a few ideas to unleash your creativity. There’s no need to throw away paint tester pots, or consign them to the back of the cupboard…

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Olive Green bathroom Cabinet

Project Feature: The Last House on The Left

By | Project Feature

Charlotte from the.last.house.on.the.left took on a huge house renovation project where only two of the original walls were left standing before her and her partner re-built. They had a lot of painting to get through and chose a variety of colours from the M&L Paints collection to bring their plans to life…

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Old rose walls complemented with corsican green cupboards in the kitchen

Create a Calming and Bright Space with Spring Colours

By | Trends

The early days of spring are still the greatest – there’s nothing quite like being woken up by the light through the window on bright crisp mornings. Although the temperature is still cold, spring brings with it the feeling of opportunity and new beginnings. The perfect time for spring cleans and painting projects…

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Deep Green Blue Grey Cupboard with door open to laundry

Interior Colours and Trends for 2020

By | Trends

With Pantone having announced their colour of the year as Classic Blue, we can’t help but take a look at what else might be trending this year. So far, we’ve come across sustainability, pre-loved items and an upcoming trend that has us intrigued; ‘Japandi’…

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Passiflora shed and burnt orange watering can

The Alitex Paint Collection

By | News & Events

Renowned for nearly 70 years for their beautiful greenhouses, coupled with great British craftsmanship, West Sussex based family firm Alitex turns its hand to the much awaited launch of a brand new paint collection. We are delighted to bring this to life for them…

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Crane Shed painted in Passiflora, Exterior Eggshell

Interior Paints Versus Exterior Paints

By | Advice

The differences between interior and exterior paint may seem minimal to the human eye, but our interior eggshell and exterior eggshell paints are made up of different components allowing them to suit the varied environments they are exposed to…

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Masonry painted wall with silhouette of a lady holding an umbrella infront

Preserve & Protect

By | Advice

With the winter weather your thoughts may not be thinking of painting the exterior of your house. Although now really could be the perfect time to peruse colours in preparation for spring…

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Painted colour sheets 2019

Colour Musings of 2019

By | Trends

Rumour has it that 2019 is all about bringing an edgier palette into the home. Dark colours are a statement of ‘sophistication’, whilst bold vibrant tones are considered ‘brave’ and ‘spirited’…

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Bedroom designed by Sims Hilditch, floral wallpaper and neutral tones

Colour Principles

By | Colour Science

Colour choices for interiors are so important. They can create the mood and atmosphere of a room, whether it is a sense of calm or excitement. Contrast is also a beautiful way to translate personality in the home…

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Gladio wall with multi coloured chaise in front and magenta bougainvillea

Colour Theory

By | Colour Science

As designers of textiles, colour is essential to Blendworth’s design process, changing the entire look and feel of a fabric depending on the colours used. It is traditionally used to evoke a feeling in interiors and to stimulate the senses…

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