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Guide to Roman Blind making

Choosing the Made to Measure services of department stores, specialist makers and web retailers to make and supply your window dressings can be really expensive. Friends recently requested a shop buying quote for two sets of curtains, lined, with eyelets designed to fit a couple of average sized windows in their home and were quoted over 2000 GBP. By shopping around, and choosing a lower priced fabric per mete-rage they were able to order to specification at a cost of 800 GBP. But still, a costly outlay. We can see why, there is no quick way round the process, and to do it all properly is really a labour of love. If you have an understanding of stitching work, and a sewing machine and some sewing essentials to hand, and a few free hours over a couple days to work at the making, then you can save a lot of money. This week we made two Roman Blinds showcased in the photography using Laura Ashley fabrics. The fabric was recently selling at a 50% discount, …

Featuring Dulux Matt Emulsion Paint – Denim Drift

  Whether you are convinced or not that depending on the colour of your painted walls can either help or hinder the way you feel when you are inhabiting that space within them, then perhaps it is worthwhile to consider putting blue shades back in the home. Not for curious and experimental reasons but because blue is (depending of the shade of course) everybody’s colour! There’s no disputing that the subtle duck egg shades have been popular for a while in interior design and home furnishings. Denim Drift is a versatile grey-blue shade and when twinned with deep and dark blues for example we think it can scream for attention in its own special way. Dulux revealed earlier in the year that Denim Drift is their colour favourite for 2017.  See how the Denim Drift shade balances and unifies the use of strong blue colour in the pic below Denim Drift Retail and Trade Paints Retailers such as B&Q retail 2.5 litre pots of Denim Drift. This matt emulsion version can be used in all …

RECEPTION ROOM REFIT/REFRESH

OUR DESIGN IS OPULENT Featured: Wallpaper by Rasch Feature Wallcovering pictured above is by Rasch (available to account holders) is Home Vision VII #732535 Silver Metallic LAYERED AND TEXTURED Pictured above and below is Grey Check Squares Lampshade handmade by Karen Davey in Cornwall OUR RECEPTION ROOM DESIGN IS CLASSIC Quick-Step Laminate flooring CREO Tennessee Oak Light Wood AND HAS VERSATILITY QUALITY Rug is beige Drift Rug at The Rug Seller ELEGANCE Lighting above and below from http://www.bhs.com Above the Amina Pendant Ceiling Light Below The Frances Floor Lamp AND HOMELINESS Hand poured in the UK, 220g mineral wax Home Candles by Sandy Bay LONDON