Paint Design Inspiration

From paint colour ideas and inspiration to decorating tips, the latest news and competitions, browse below for a whole host of paint inspiration and the latest from our blog.

 
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Paint and pregnancy

At Earthborn we get lots of enquiries about all things paint, but one of the most common decorating questions we’re asked about, which might surprise some, is to do with paint and pregnancy.   Paint and pregnancy can be a complex topic, as there are not only health considerations to think about (should you even […]

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Furniture Paint

Painting furniture has become extremely popular. There are many reasons why people choose to use furniture paint

Kids enjoying rainbow den building on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail at Beechenhurst, Gloucestershire.
Natribes

A vibrant and energetic colour trend, Natribes takes its inspiration from natural textures and pigments, at the more exotic end of the scale.

Kids enjoying rainbow den building on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail at Beechenhurst, Gloucestershire.
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 […]

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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 […]

Kids enjoying rainbow den building on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail at Beechenhurst, Gloucestershire.
Bedroom Colour Ideas

Choosing a bedroom colour scheme is one of the most important decisions you make when decorating your home. Your bedroom is arguably the most important room in the house; it should be a space you love, a place you can retreat to and a space where you feel at your most relaxed.

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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 […]

Choosing exterior paint colours for your property

As well as choosing the right type of exterior masonry paint for your project, it can be difficult choosing which masonry paint colour to go for. We’ve put together some helpful tips on how to choose the right masonry paint colour for your project.

Guest blog: Justine Fox talks interior trends and the psychology of colour

Recognising which colours inspire and make us feel comfortable is the ultimate tool in decorating your home. Here, colour expert Justine Fox explains why some of us love a bright hue and others opt for more calming tones.

Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint colours and samples now available

We’re pleased as punch to announce our brand new Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint colour card and sample pots are now available to order.

Paint for damp walls and ceilings

We are often asked if we sell damp proof paint or anti damp paint. At Earthborn all our paints are breathable so we can recommend them for older properties as well as any area of the home where there could be issues with damp.

Choosing the right Eco Paint

Choosing the right eco paint is just one way you can minimise the impact of your home on the environment whilst at the same time creating beautiful rooms and adding your personal style.