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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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