Paint Colour of the Month – Purbeck Stone

Sorry for my recent quiet period on this blog site, things have been pretty hectic in The Painted Shack lately, so I simply haven't had time to be painting and blogging at the same time. I'm still busy and have a couple of really interesting projects on the go, but I thought I'd stop, put... Continue Reading →

Farrow & Ball 2018 New Colours Launch

Yesterday, 20th September 2018, Farrow & Ball launched nine new colours to their existing beautiful selection of paints. I was privileged to get tickets to their launch exhibition, the Farrow & Ball Immersive Event.  It didn't disappoint. Farrow & Ball are famed for their sophisticated, rich and luxurious colours, so the announcement of these new... Continue Reading →

50 shades…….

Chatting with my parents the other day we got talking about the interior design trend that has been with us for a while now, greys, and how I've painted so many items in various shades of this interior design staple over the past couple of years.  Both commissions and furniture sales have shown just how... Continue Reading →

What exactly is Urban Modern Interior Design?

Trendy and hip, Urban Modern interior design is about cosmopolitan style and living. It incorporates elements of industrial contemporary and minimalist style, but with a warmer, softer feel.  Industrial contemporary lends itself naturally to modern city dwellings, old converted warehouse apartments, for example, where exposed brickwork and pipes, high ceilings and open plan layouts result... Continue Reading →

Bohemian Interior Design

Bohemian style is busy and random.  Like the Bohemians of old it doesn't follow a set of rules, but instead has a relaxed vibe, conjuring up a carefree existence. To create a Bohemian interior design, carefully choreograph a space to look 'messy'.   Fill the space with colours, patterns, paintings and accessories, creating interest from... Continue Reading →

What’s trending in our interiors for 2018?

If there's one thing we love, it's variation and change in our homes.  We enjoy refreshing our living spaces, changing things up and surrounding ourselves with new things.  Our interiors are constantly evolving as fashions come and go.  So, in this world of constant new ideas and trends, what are we doing and what should... Continue Reading →

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