Jun14
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Colour has the potential to become one of the most fundamental elements in your home. You can use colour to brighten up your mood, make your space look larger or smaller, or reflect more light. Inspiration is found in many ways, Dulux colour cards, house and garden magazines and books can be very useful. For exterior colour selection try taking a walk around your neighbourhood to see how colour schemes work on the exterior.

What sort of style are you looking for in your home? Contemporary, traditional or modern? This also helps you to define the colour palettes you should begin with

The amount of natural light a room receives will dramatically affect the density of a colour. Rooms facing south or rooms that receive little light will appear lighter with lighter shades of colour (e.g. whites or neutrals). Rooms facing north that receive a great amount of light (and may feel very warm) will suit the cooler palette of colours.

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Jun14
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Choosing a suitable style cornice that complements other interior elements will help bring the whole space together. A cornice with clean geometric lines offsets a contemporary room, while a cornice with formal curves suits period or Art Deco-inspired interiors.

Find your perfect match.

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Mar28
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Mortar Joints

The mortar joint and colour can alter the appearance of bricks considerably, allowing you to achieve a relaxed light feel or a dramatic contrasting effect. 

The raked version is common however rolled or ironed joints complement nearly all brick and house styles. Flush joints provide a flatter look by minimising shadow. 

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