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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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Upcycling your furniture

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Upcycling your furniture

A lick of paint is one of the quickest and easiest ways to update your home’s interior. That’s no different for furniture, which can be truly transformed by high quality chalk paint brushes. Whether you’re looking to revamp an old pine chest of drawers, an end table, bookshelf or a fabric chair, this guide will explain how to upcycle your furniture with chalk paint in eight steps. Upcycling Using Chalk Paint 1. Pick Your Brush When you’re using chalk paint, you’ll always get better results with the right paintbrush. Although you can use whatever you have lying around in your...

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Using Iron Orchid Designs Decor Products

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Using Iron Orchid Designs Decor Products

IOD Décor Stamps For anyone who hasn’t used the IOD Décor Stamps, they are essentially what they sound like. A stamp. Similar to a stamp that you might’ve used as a child- but magical. The IOD Décor Stamps have the power to transform an item that you found on the side of the road to an item that you will have to convince your husband you didn’t spend your entire monthly budget on. Yeah, that good. But wait- there’s more. The IOD décor stamps aren’t just for furniture and home décor, you can use them to transform your food art...

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Prepping furniture for chalk paint painting

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Prepping furniture for chalk paint painting

How to prep your furniture for chalk painting. A quick tutorial on what to use and how to do it! If you have any questions please do join my Facebook Group Doodledash Creatives Banbury

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Frenchic Finishing Coat

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Frenchic Finishing Coat

Frenchic Finishing Coat - The Magic Potion!   Did you know that water resistant Frenchic Finishing Coat (FC) is nicknamed 'The Magic Potion'? Why? Because it has a multitude of uses! Yep, it serves as a Finishing Coat that can be applied over painted or unpainted pieces by using sponge or brush leaving a slight sheen; it also helps prevent bleed thru by applying a couple of coats over a pesky bleed; extra protection over a high traffic area, as a primer before painting a potentially bleedy item or metal; as an image transfer medium; it can be mixed with...

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