Colour in your home: Orange

An energetic colour. A bright fun colour that with even a hint of it in a room will make the room more fun and inviting.

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 Orange and greys in the bedroom is a great looking way of adding touches of colour.

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Orange lighting and chairs make the kitchen look fresh and bright.

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The occasional odd piece of bright furniture makes the room bright and adds energy to the room.

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Flowers, vases, crockery and home office pin boards. Bright eye catching and temporary.

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Left over fabric?

Recently been upholstering chairs and cushions or making clothes? Here’s what you can do with your left over scraps.

1) Bunting! 

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2) Vases and pots

Wrap around the outside or glue inside a jar!


3) Wreaths!

Hang them on your door or as a wall decoration.

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4) Make a bag!

Whether it’s a small bag for holding jewellery or party favours or a laundry bag, this is a useful way of using your spare fabric.

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5) Ribbons! 

For wrapping presents or making a brooch.

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6) Faux Flowers!

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7) Spruce up your home office! 

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8) Napkins and placemats!

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9) Wrap around coat hangers!

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Indian Design Style



An Indian interior design style captures the ideals of India. Dark wood and bright rich colours, that are a nod to the spice markets of India. Detail can be in the furniture, as seen in the middle picture below. This style is full of detail and pattern but not cluttered.

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Colour in your home: Purple

Darker, plum tones bring a sophisticated feel. Lighter, lilac tones are relaxing and soft.

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By far, bedding gives you the widest range of options to adding purple tones to a room. From lights to darks and patterns to blocks, there is so much choice with this easy way of adding colour.

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Lighting. There are many different purple lights out there, but most of them are too purple, harsh and just too much. Above we’ve found a good selection of different ways to use purple lights right.

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Cushions, bunting and the odd piece of furniture.

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Accessories are by far the simplest way to add colour. An easy way to change the colour of the room with non-permanent touches.

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Western Design Style



Think animal skins and furs, cow hide and horns, Cowboys and Indians. The examples below are Very western, but they show you what you could put into the room to get the feel of it being western. For example, leather chairs with a tribal or animal skin throw on it, or a simple stag horn wall piece (example).

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Colour in your home: Green

Green is a tranquil, refreshing and works in any room of the house.

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Flowers are an obvious and easy way to get green into your room. Potted plants are simple and mostly easy to maintain. But if you want something a little more unique make your own miniature gardens. All you need is a jar, soil and some small plants or cacti.

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Lamps, shades, books and crockery. A simple splash of colour.

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Soft furnishings, curtains, and bedding.

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Painted furniture with a worn look or a high shine. It will go with other neutral colours in any room.

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