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creating your very own dreamwall…

Creating your very own dreamwall - Capitone. This opens a new browser window.

Watch any interior style programme and they’ll talk about creating a statement, an impact. This month’s interior design article is about just that … how to turn your wall into a stunning design statement. And there’s a 15% discount offer at the end!

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colour & design surgery – kitchen colour conundrum

Newsletter - 2011 May - Charlene's kitchen.

This is part of the colour & design surgery series, answering questions from clients and readers.

Question: “My partner and I are in our first home together and have, maybe out of laziness, decided to keep all walls white. You’ll see from our photo of kitchen that the cupboards & appliances are white too. We do love colour and would like to know what we can add to the flat to get some colour without painting the walls?”
– Charlene Hutsebaut

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farrow ball launches new colours for 2011

Farrow & Ball - 2011 new colour range. This opens a new browser window.Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Kazuhito Cooper-Ueki, Manager of Farrow & Ball’s Battersea (London) showroom, where he showed me Farrow & Ball’s ‘New Colours’ for 2011.

Just for you, a *FREE* Sample Paint Pot.  Yes, they’ve included a special offer of a free sample paint pot, but you need to be quick, offer ends 31st March 2011.  How to get yours?  You’ll find all the details at the end of this article.

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Bejewelling your wall

Wallpaper - Graham & Brown My Wall collection. This link will open a new browser window.

If you love jewels and all things sparkly, then this wallpaper is for you!

Graham & Brown have created ‘My Wall’ collection enabling you to add a touch of colour and glamour to your home by applying small adhesive jewels to your wallpaper.

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Wall Clocks – What’s Up

Wall clock -Dwell's falling numbers. This link will open a new browser window.

A quirky take on telling the time.

I found myself recently researching wall clocks for a client.  One that could double up as art, a focal point.  The time certainly won’t go unmissed with these eye catching statement pieces.

Here are five of my favourite finds…

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Wall Art – Stickers

Wall stickers - birds from Spin Collective & quote from Brumebasics.

Source - Brumebasics and Spin Collective

Looking for a way to personalise your wall with little expense? Have you thought of wall stickers?

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wall art – bring out your inner artist

Wall art - Taylor & Wood frames wallpaper. This opens a new browser window.

Fun interactive wallpaper. Create your own mini masterpieces.

Finding it difficult to find art to match your décor? Have you thought of making your own? It doesn’t have to cost the earth to create your very own original piece of artwork. Photos, fabric on canvas, framed mementos, wall stickers or child’s paintings to name just a few.

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Dulux Let’s Colour interview

When it comes to Let’s Colour, Grey is definitely out.  They are passionate about bringing colour into our lives. They have travelled the world, working with local communities to spread the colour word – UK, Turkey, India, Brazil and France.

Here’s the final video, the Director’s cut.  Truly inspirational.   Enjoy!

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dulux let’s colour interview

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project – Karen Haller

I’m doing what I love – surrounded by colour. Source – Dulux Let’s Colour

Dulux contacted me asking if I’d share my experience of my day spent painting Virginia Primary School and on the use of colour.

Here’s the interview – five minutes with Karen Haller.

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dulux let’s colour – Virginia Primary School

Dulux – Let’s Colour Project – Virginia Primary School playground

Source - Dulux Let's Colour

I’d read about the let’s colour initiative from dulux and how they transform grey spaces worldwide with colourful paint.  In essence, their mission is to spread colour all over the world.

As my passion is colour I knew I wanted to be part of this, so when they came to London to paint Virginia Primary School I was very fortunate to be part of the team.

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