Earthborn in Action

We’re lucky enough to be involved in a variety of exciting projects. Take a look to see Earthborn in action.

 
All about breathability and a guide to painting exterior lime render

Lime render is a traditional building material that allows the walls of a building to breathe and retain flexibility. Modern cement render, by contrast, isn’t highly permeable and tends to ‘seal’ the walls. Whilst both products have their own advantages and disadvantages, it’s especially important to use a breathable finish on lime rendered buildings.   […]

Say hello… to Eggshell No.17!

We might be a light-hearted bunch at Earthborn, but we take our paints very seriously! So whilst we’re always looking for ways to improve, it takes a lot to introduce a brand new paint finish to the Earthborn range.   Following over two years of extensive research and product development, we’re delighted to introduce our […]

Accessible home makes a statement in colour

At Earthborn we’re often asked about the benefits of using breathable paints in older properties, and it’s certainly the case that our highly breathable Claypaint helps to regulate moisture levels, which is especially good in older buildings that may have suffered from damp. But new properties like Overhill Cottage in Cheshire show how using breathable, […]

Suffolk windmill turns to breathable Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint

  We know that many people use Earthborn paints for their high levels of breathability. Never is this more important than on older properties that may have suffered with issues like damp, especially if, like the case of this historic windmill in Suffolk, the building had been subject to unsuitable and damaging treatments over the years. […]

Earthborn in the Press

The past few months have been some of our busiest yet, and when we look back at our recent press coverage and collaborations it’s not hard to see why! Earthborn paints have featured in a host of titles and blogs, and we’ve picked out some of our favourites.   Earlier in the autumn saw lots […]

Artist uses Earthborn Ecopro Emulsion to create stunning mural

It’s always a delight to see our paints used for more unusual projects, from community events to artistic pieces. Last year we proudly sponsored a range of projects including Human Nature’s ENDANGERED 13 live art event, and a children’s rainbow den-making project based at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, to name just two.   […]

Interior design tips: inspiration from five of the best professional stylists

You don’t need to be a professional to create a stylish home. In fact, the stylists who create the dream looks seen in our favourite glossy magazines may have years of experience, but they also employ a few tricks of the trade to produce these swoon-worthy spaces. Here’s our pick of five favourite professional stylists, […]

Guest blog: Dramatic transformation of a Victorian hall, stairs and landing

When it comes to interior decoration, hallways, stairs and landings are often overlooked, used mainly as a space to throw keys and hang coats, with many of us giving little consideration to style. But the hallway in particular creates the first impression of the rest of your home, so when it comes to decorating it […]

Get FREE tickets to The Homebuilding and Renovating Show Harrogate

  This November we’ll be showcasing our range of eco friendly, high performing paints at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show in Harrogate, Yorkshire.     The exhibition will feature talks, expert advice, masterclasses and products from companies involved in all aspects of building and renovating; from raw materials to home technology, windows and doors through […]

Rainbow den-making at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail in Beechenhurst, Gloucestershire, was founded in 1986 and since then has enjoyed hosting a wide range of artistic installations and activities, enjoyed by over 300,000 visitors each year.   A working partnership between The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust and The Forestry Commission, the artworks are always created in response […]

Win £272 worth of Earthborn paints with At Home Magazine

To celebrate the success of our recently launched Lifestyle Emulsion, we’ve teamed up with At Home Magazine to give away four 5L tins to one lucky reader – that’s £272 worth of paint!   With a hardwearing, washable finish, Lifestyle Emulsion is available in our signature palette of 72 colours and formulated without oils or acrylics, making […]

Guest blog: Nature-inspired ceramics from Martha’s Grandad

For the latest in our series of collaborations, we caught up with Liz Jones, the designer-maker behind ceramics company Martha’s Grandad, who tells us about the creative process and how she uses colour in her work.   For a chance to win a handmade ‘Lizzie Bee’ porcelain dish by Martha’s Grandad, plus an Eco Chic furniture […]