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Spring is in the air! Are you ready?

Posted by Mrs Clynshaw on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, In : Decorating Tips 

Spring is in the air, and now is the time to get your home ready.

In winter, many parts of our homes can be neglected or not used as often because we want to stay indoors. From the interiors of your home to the exterior, getting your home ready for spring will ensure you’ll be ready to enjoy the warmer weather once it hits.

Space out your maintenance tips and by time spring is here, you will be able to enjoy the season!

Start on your exterior: The outside of your home has taken more we...

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Budget Savvy Style

Posted by Mrs Clynshaw on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, In : Decorating Tips 

Want to give every room in your home that something special?  - all it takes is a little imagination and a willingness to experiment (and possibly some painting, decorating and DIY). 

Print Wallpapers look amazing, but even putting a DIY store buy around the whole room will add up. Instead, spend your money wisely by creating a panel of paper on the focal wall - such as on a chimney breast or behind a sofa.

Hang a big picture In a room with walls that are largely plain, a very big canvas or fra...

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Leslie Henry Guide: Prepare & Paint Interior Woodwork

Posted by Mrs Clynshaw on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, In : Decorating Tips 
As with most painting jobs, thorough preparation is the key to a smart finish. Follow our easy step-by-step guide to painting interior woodwork, like skirting boards and doors, and make the most of your next room makeover.

You will need: 
Electric sander and abrasive paper
Wood filler
Filling knife
Clean cloth
Masking tape
Dust sheets
Sugar soap or detergent
Knotting compound
Quick-drying, water-based wood primer
Satin or gloss finish paint

Step One: Prepare Cracks And Knots


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