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How to Use Paint Sample Pots Properly

Resene Paint sample pots and fandeck

So you want to paint your room, and you’ve collected colour charts and paint swatches galore.  Finally you narrow it down do a few choices and head off to buy some paint sample pots, but before you throw that paint on the wall, read our tips for how to use paint sample pots properly. I […]

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Decorating Plan – The Bones of the Room

How to photograph your room to create a room decorating plan

Welcome to week three of How to Create a Decorating Plan.  This week, we’ll cover Step 3 – Decorating in Layers – Layer 1 The Bones of the Room. Let’s look at the ‘bones’ or structure of the room.  This is what you get when you buy a home and what you have to leave […]

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Interior Decorating Help 2017

DIY Decorator Interior Decorating Videos

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a time for reflection and to plan what we want to do in the future.  It’s a good time to look back at everything you have achieved and what you plan to do next.  As I plan the future of DIY Decorator, I want to ask […]

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Dulux – Top 10 Paint Colours

Decorating with round rugs

Choosing an interior paint colour for your home is not always easy.  There are so many neutral and white paints to choose from.  Today we are going to look at the top ten interior paint colours from Dulux. Walls – Dulux  Vivid White | Image: DIY Decorator Choosing a new paint colour for your home […]

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White Exterior Paint Colour Ideas

White Exterior Paint Colour

It’s no secret that I have a white painted house.  Maybe you’re considering painting your house exterior white?  But which white and what colour do you put with it?  Here are some ideas and paint colours I have found if you want to paint your house white. White with Black Trim This is my house. […]

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How to Choose the Right White Paint for your Home

Choosing white paint

Are you thinking about painting your home white but wondering which one to choose? The paint colour you choose can appear different at certain times of day due to which direction the light is coming from and how much light is in your home.  Here are Four things to consider when choosing a white paint […]

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