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06/02/2018
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8 Creative Ways to Upcycle With Wallpaper

If you’ve ever redecorated, you no doubt have countless leftover rolls of wallpaper lying around the house. There’s never quite enough left to fill a wall — so, what do you do with it? There are a whole host of creative upcycling options you can try to get the most out of your leftover wallpaper. These include; Framed wallpaper artwork A wallpaper decorated bin Wallpapered stairs A wallpaper floor Wallpaper lined drawers Wallpaper coasters or placemats Wallpaper book covers and bookmarks Wallpaper bunting Feeling inspired? Whether you’re simply looking to... Read More

04/01/2018

Wallpapers That Banish Stress: Shades and Styles To Bring Calm To Your Home

If there is one thing the home should be, that is relaxing. Whether it’s sitting down with family in the evening or taking half an hour to read a book, in our hectic modern lives it is more important than ever to take a little time out for a breather. But, when you do get the chance to sit down to relax, have you ever considered the impact your decor has? Your home decor can actually make the world of difference when it comes to your stress levels. Choosing the... Read More

How to Clean Your Wallpaper

You’ve got the ideal wallpaper, everything matches and the house is looking like a show home. But sooner or later, those walls are going to show signs of dust, grime and — heaven forbid — staining. If you’re wondering how to clean your wallpaper quickly, easily and without damaging it, we’ve got the guide for you. After researching the best methods and techniques, we’ve come up with a step-by-step guide to keeping your wallpaper clean and protected. Taking into account all kinds of stains and plenty of tips; read our... Read More

02/11/2016

All You Need To Know About Feature Walls

What is a feature wall? The term feature wall refers to one wall in a room which is decorated differently to the others in order to help it stand out from the rest of the interior. Feature walls can be anything from one plain different coloured wall to one wall which has intricate or eye-catching patterns while the others are plain. Doing this allows you to create a focal point in a room and change things up from plain or repetitive typical home décor. Since only one wall needs decorated... Read More

05/09/2016

How To Hang Pre-pasted Wallpaper

Pre-pasted or self adhesive wallpaper, where each roll is coated with a pre-applied paste, is a great way to cut down on mess when decorating. You’ll probably be happy to know that hanging it isn’t that difficult either, all it takes is a little time to get to grips with it and then you’ll have amazing looking walls before you know it! Before you start Prior to beginning your decorating you’ll need the following essentials: Your pre-pasted wallpaper Scissors Water (water tray filled 2/3 full, with room temperature water) Sponge... Read More

27/06/2016

Top Tips for Stripping Wallpaper

We are not going to lie to you – removing wallpaper can be, and usually is, a bit of a pain. But chances are, you know that, and that is why you’re probably reading this right now, looking for ways to simplify this often-hated task. Well, help is here, as we’ve taken it upon ourselves to note down some of our most handy hints and tips for removing wallpaper so that your redecoration project can go just that little bit smoother. Good luck! Preparation is key when removing wallpaper. Never... Read More

06/05/2016

How To Use Lining Paper

When redecorating, we may often find some walls that simply aren’t ideal for wallpapering or painting, whether it is an uneven surface or just a poorly constructed wall, lining paper can be a solution to your problem. So in what type of situation would you use lining paper? Commonly it’s used to smooth out a wall and cover any imperfections such as hairline cracks to enable you to get a flat finish ready for wallpapering, but there are several other reasons to line a wall. It can also be used... Read More

26/04/2016

Wallpapering Your Ceiling: Is It As Hard As It Sounds?

When you think of wallpapering, your mind naturally gravitates towards wallpapering, well, walls. But if your ceiling has hairline cracks that you want to cover up, or you are looking for a room refresh, perhaps wallpapering for a more decorative (or simple!) effect may be for you. As long as your ceiling is flat and smooth, it should be pretty straightforward – but if you are working with slopes and different shaped ceilings, it could be slightly tricky and you may want to seek assistance if you do not have... Read More

22/04/2016

Five Brick Wallpapers That Add Simple Beauty

For months now brick effect wallpaper has been one of the hottest interior decorating trends, and it certainly shows no sign of stopping soon. With all the beautiful rustic charm of stripped down brick walls, but with none of the hassle, it is an ideal choice for anyone looking to move away from the traditional wallpaper look in their home. Our brick wallpaper department is currently full to the brim with amazing, high quality wallpapers which can be used anywhere in the home. So, we thought we’d take a closer... Read More

23/03/2016
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Most Common Colour Mistakes When Decorating

Decorating our home in colour can be either super fun, or super stressful. We want to make it an exciting experience for everyone and to do so, we want to help you to not make any mistakes. Because white is ‘just white’, right? #1 | White is not ‘just white’ and cream is not ‘just cream’. Each of your stereotypical colours is broken down into warm tones, cool tones, neutral tones and they can have different effects on a room. If you’re painting, paint a large surface area on each... Read More