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.

 
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.   […]

Paint colour ideas for woodwork, plasterwork and interior trims

After pouring over colour cards and testing out sample pots, you’ve finally decided on the main paint colour for your room. But how do you pick the complementary shades to go with it? Doors, skirting boards, cornicing and other architectural features often benefit from a multi-layered approach to create depth and interest. We’ve put together […]

5 of the best decorating websites, apps and colour selection tools

Redecorating a room or starting a new project from scratch can be an exciting prospect, but might also feel a little overwhelming! Even though painting a room is one the easiest ways to transform the look and feel of your space (not to mention one of the most cost effective ways of updating your décor), […]

Revealing our most popular paint colours from 2016 (and our key colours for 2017)

Over the past few weeks we’ve collected data to reveal our best-selling paint colours of 2016. And this year has certainly shown that when it comes to choosing a new paint shade, anything goes! The past 12 months have proved that whilst there’s a definite rise in the popularity of certain colours (which we’ll highlight […]

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 […]

Inufolk: Contemporary, playful paint colours for Autumn/Winter

Welcome to the colourful world of Inufolk!   Our shiny new colour trend Inufolk is a bright and friendly collaboration between Earthborn and Kährs flooring. We’ve selected four key colours from our palette of 72 shades to create this playful scheme, inspired by the arts and crafts of contemporary nomadic cultures. Drawing inspiration from Inuit […]

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 […]

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 […]

Furniture Paint

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

Natribes

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

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 […]