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: Evoking Emotions With Paint Colours

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: Evoking Emotions With Paint Colours

While you might not realise it, colours and emotions are closely linked. Colours have the power to trigger emotions in us, and these reactions are rooted in psychological effects, biological conditioning and cultural imprinting. That’s why it’s so important to understand colour psychology and choose colours wisely when it comes to decorating. Certain paint colours can be used to create a lively and energetic mood (ideal in the kitchen or living room), while others can evoke calmness and relaxation (in the bedroom or bathroom, for instance). If you’d like to use colours representing emotions strategically throughout your house, here is...

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IKEA Lazy Susan hack!

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IKEA Lazy Susan hack!

Ikea Lazy Susan makeover using IOD Decor stamps and Frenchic Paint Take one plain lazy susan from IKEA and see how you can make it into a unique home accessory using Frenchic Paint and IOD decor stamps. Create the paint effect of your choice as a background using Frenchic chalk paints and then get creative with any of the IOD stamps. I chose the Birds, Blossoms and Branches stamp herre and used the black and mixing white inks to double stamp the flowers. As a final florish I added some Frenchic Copper Frensheen to give the flowers some detailing and...

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

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Kitchen Makeover using Frenchic Al Fresco

Our kitchens are the one room in the house that gets used and abused on a daily basis. It's the hub, where we all congregate and share food, drink and stories.

It's the one room that estate agents will tell us can help sell a house and it's the one room where it's common place to spend thousands. 

But what if you haven't got thousands to spend? Does that mean that you have to put up with an outdated kitchen space? Not any more!

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