Month: May 2012

featuring Sandtex® Feature Wall Smooth Masonry Paint in Barrier Reef

All colours in the Sandtex® Feature Wall exterior paint collection, are bold and strong and are designed to fit with the trend of connecting outside decor in a similar way as you might approach the decoration of an indoor space. A clue is in the name ‘Feature Wall,’ and to achieve one, is to balance and unify the use of strong colour. We have to apply the same principles outdoors as we do with our indoor spaces. Altogether skilful planning and design is required in order not to overpower. Therefore, in the same way we might decorate a wall which houses the chimney breast in the living room for example, where the current trend is to be adventurous with pattern and colour of big proportions to make that wall a feature, we are, generally, careful to use plainer and/or neutral tones on the remaining walls in order to tone down the output somewhat. So take the Barrier Reef for instance (Figure 1), which is a deep, vibrant blue of mid tone, is a new colour …

A Feature Review of Tailored Navy Jacket, Scarf Print Dress and Gold Sunglasses by NEXT

…and for anyone who thought we could not do fashion blogging here at TSS Reviews – we will be proving you wrong. Featuring Navy Jacket £30.00 – Scarf Print Dress £48.00 and Gold Sunglasses £12.50 all from NEXT Mood Board: before we shopped for our outfit, we created a Mood board on which we layered shades of two colours which are currently dominating the countryside scenery, amongst the greenery, namely blue and yellow. Bluebells are in bloom and the Rapeseed fills the farmer’s fields in the month of May. So we played around with various shades taken from those colour palettes particularly, and added textures synonymous to the nautical world. The nautical theme is timeless, and classy, which we very much like and which Next continue this season to sell under Smart Casual section, with the colours doubling up and sitting under the ‘Jubilee’ umbrella. We especially like the Ponte dresses shown in this pic.     Back to our Mood Board: we also incorporated the idea of water and fluidity and of fauna and …

AMTICO INTERNATIONAL’S Entrance matting – From the FLOORCARE range

Part of Amtico International’s large range of floor care products, specifically manufactured with a view to enhance their high-quality flooring ranges, include interior entrance mats and specialised maintenance items such as cleaners, polishes and removers, and protective felt pads. John Lewis is one of the major UK retailers currently selling Amtico International floor cleaning products and accessories and can be viewed by clicking here This blog post is dedicated to the reviewing of Amtico International FLOORCARE Entrance Matting which is designed to coordinate with Amtico and Spacia flooring primarily, but we think can also be used as a protective barrier for any type of flooring successfully, including ceramic tiles and carpeting. Amtico International Entrance Mats measure 500mm x 750mm and are available in black, brown, grey colour ways all of which are mixed with creamy/beige flecks, namely Charcoal, Caramel and Conker. These coordinate with a broad range of contemporary finishes within a home of workplace. The wiping surface area is made from 100% cotton and is a soft yarn that is super absorbent, so is …