Ways a new coat of paint can transform your kitchen
We’re all in agreement that the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house – where you share meals and socialise with family and friends.
From time-to-time, you’re likely to want to change-up the appearance of the kitchen, as with any other part of the home. However, with bench surfaces and a variety of fixtures and fittings making up much of your kitchen, this is something you can’t do every day.
Fortunately, with the help of DM Design, purveyors of bespoke kitchens, Glasgow, we can present a list of changes you can make to your kitchen with just a lick of paint.
Paint cabinet doors. Replacing kitchen cabinets can be costly, so it’s not something you’re likely to do on a budget. Painting the cabinets is the cost-effective alternative, with some great specialist paints on the market in a range of colours, so the change can be as dramatic – or subtle – ...>> full
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The Psychology of Colour in your Home
affects every part of your life, so it’s only natural that it can affect your
mood. Picking the right colour for the rooms of your house is very important to
ensure you find something that keeps you in the right frame of mind. Distinctive
Chesterfields have compiled an infographic to help you choose the best
colour for each room in your home.
Blue is considered peaceful and serene as it is associated with calm waters.
Sky blues and pastel shades are recommended for bedrooms to encourage restful
sleep, whereas more vibrant hues such as cerulean or turquoise are ideal for
Darker blues including navy are trickier as they can invoke sadness – use these
as a sophisticated accent colour.
Green is a fresh and earthy colour, symbolising nurture, new starts and health.
It is a popular colour for ...
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HOW 7 COMMON HOME PAINTING PROJECTS AFFECT ROI
A common questions that interior designers get is how the
homeowner's new project will affect home value. This is especially common
with changing the look of the house which is more aesthetic and less about
tangible goods. Greater
Toronto Painters created an infographic that shows you the ROI on
repainting different parts of your home.
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Effective Boiler Storage: Where's The Best Place In My Home To Install One?
Most modern homes will have a boiler, and they’re fantastic heating solutions for a property of any size. Whether you have a combi boiler or a heat only boiler, this device will be the central source of warmth for you and your family around the home.
A question I see asked a lot is ‘where do I install a boiler?’ It’s a fine question to be asking, as theoretically, you can choose anywhere you want. However, certain rooms and areas are better than others, and that’s where this post comes in!
So, here’s your boiler installation checklist - find the best room that meets the following criteria!
Make the room as toasty as possible!
It goes without saying, but your boiler will need to be hot hot hot!
If you must install it in a colder area, like the garage or loft, consider adding some cold/frost protection. This is installed ...>> full
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It's all about Pastel Pink!
Wool Pom Pom Garland in pastel
pink 7ft long with 42 traditionally made pomp oms on waxed cotton string with
hanging loops at each end from www.pompomgalore.co.uk
(and stockists all over) from £14.
Inspired by May's love of roses and zest for life. A contemporary rose with bold happy colours, the May collection is all about happiness and fun for everyday life. 'May you be happy everyday and find life sweet in every way' a quote from vintage postcard sent by a special friend, sums up May's ethos on life. www.bettimay.co.uk
Broste Tapers 21cm Set of 10 in Pale Pink £6.95 www.scandinavianshop.co.uk
Saga Pink Mix Floor Runner, From £39 www.skandihome.com
Shown above is the ARLO
throw in 100% Alpaca wool, available in grape, grey, pink and teal.
RRP @ £185. www.tedbaker.com
Warren Evans handcraft beautiful wooden beds & bedroom furniture
and also supply a range of linen including these pillows. https://www.warrenevans.com/beds/eden-bed/
Pink Bottle Vase by Lucy Burley. Available from ...
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