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2013 Paint trends: part 1

On January 17th, 2013 by .

We are always looking for room schemes that can inspire, and help us make those all important decorating decisions. The images below are taken from the first of Dulux’s five paint trends for 2013. First up is ‘The Art of Understanding’ which sees 50′s influence from the catwalk, film and TV, all of which are set to make a big impact on interiors in 2013. Pippa Jameson Interiors first wrote about this in 2010 with our feature ‘50′s Interior Trends 2010/2011‘. We predicted that this was going to be big, and we were right.

I am a big fan of this collection, and used correctly, the colours will create character and depth. The key is layering, and using accents of colour, rather than painting a whole room in one shade, which is what we have been used to. I love the first image where just the window cils have been painted with deep pink (90RR 18/450) By doing so, they become defined and several focal points are created around the room. This technique particularly suits this loft style flat, as from above, the borders are viewed as solid blocks of colour creating a more dynamic and confident look. The pink frames are then balanced with the introduction of cushions in similar tones. The secondary colour is deep blue, which adds a striking contrast. The look has been finished with a cream highlighting colour, which lightens the scheme.

Celebrating the aesthetics and order of the fifties reminds us of less complicated, more glamorous times” as quoted by the Dulux Trend team.

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Introducing: St Aidan's Homeware Store

On December 3rd, 2012 by .

I am always on the hunt for new and exciting interior finds, so when this email popped into my inbox, I had to share it with you.  Launched by Joe McIntyre, the previous Art Director of Coast magazine, St Aidan’s is an online homeware store selling a collection of quirky and cool finds. Having had a life long passion for interiors, when Joe was faced with redundancy, he this felt like this was the right time to fulfil his dream of a homeware business.

“I set up St Aidan’s as a place to help source those quirky, cool finds that help give our homes a bit more personality. There’s some great Bloomingville products in the store as well as original works from artists and ceramists along with some fantastic vintage finds.”  Be sure to take a look at his site as I am sure you will love the collection as much as I do.

Habitat Spring/Summer 2013

On November 30th, 2012 by .

Colour, colour and more colour, there is no escaping this trend that is set to roll into 2013 and beyond, and just in case you need some help on how to apply this look in your home, look no further than Habitat’s S/S 2013 collection. Some key words from this range are: texture, organic, blonde wood, textiles and COLOUR!  I’m particularly in love with their textiles, especially the throws, #want…!