Creating a Textured Look with Wall Coverings

textured wall coveringAdding texture to the walls can create a luxurious and sumptuous quality to your room, whether it is the natural texture of wood, leather or stone, or a more decorative texture such as that of fabric. The cost of lining your walls in these materials can be prohibitive though, not to mention often somewhat impractical. There is a better alternative, giving you a huge range of textures and prints without the accompanying expense or difficulty of application. Continue reading

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Colour and Design Trends for 2018

 colour trends 2018As the new year approaches, there’s plenty of online buzz regarding the design and colour trends that are likely to be showing up in our homes in 2018. Whether you’re planning a complete interior decorating overhaul or just want to update a room or two with some new accessories, here’s an overview of some of the trends that are being forecast to help you find the ones that best suit you. Continue reading

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What is Edge Banding?

wood effect edge bandingEdge banding is a decorative material that is used to cover and seal the exposed edges of furniture and carpentry items. It is generally used on plywood, MDF and melamine coated particleboard to hide the ugly ends and can be used to give the item the appearance of being made from a better material, most often real wood. Continue reading

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Applying Interior Film to a Multitude of Surfaces

Interior film appliedOur interior film is designed for flat lamination and profile wrapping and can be used on a wide variety of surfaces. Its intelligent self-adhesive backing makes it easy to apply to both flat and moulded surfaces. Here we look at how to apply it to some of the trickier areas. Continue reading

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How covering our walls has evolved from paint to acrylic

wall being coveredNowadays we find a huge range of different wall coverings made out of various materials, each of which is popular for its own reasons. The public didn’t always have as much choice though, as a brief look at the history of wall coverings shows.

Paint is the oldest type of wall covering we know of, and there is evidence of humans decorating their living space with ‘paint’ as much as 40,000 years ago. Continue reading

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