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Monthly Archives August 2013

Colour & Paint launches Italy’s top designer paint brand, Fleur in the UK

Colour & Paint launches Italy’s top designer paint brand, Fleur in the UK

Colourandpaint.com are delighted to be working with brands who have real authority in colour but don’t want to sell paint through the traditional retail channels or for whom this has been a barrier in the past. Brands who are excited about the innovation of the iPatch colour sampling system and with the mixed to order delivery system exclusive through C&P. Both products have huge environmental benefits over traditional paint retailing. We only wanted to deliver Exclusive Brands that were only available in the UK through colourandpaint.com. We really like Italy’s premium designer paint range, Fleur, and its colour palette. It […]








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How to paint your house to sell

How to paint your house to sell

At Colour & Paint we just love bold colours with tons of character but when it comes to selling your home then in estate agents’ vernacular it is just as important to “paint to sell” as it is to “price to sell” and this of course means neutrals. They say that first impressions count so the first thing a potential buyer must see when they view your property is a neutral colour scheme, in effect a blank canvass onto which they can project their own personal style. In order to want to buy, they must be able to visualise themselves […]








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Be bold with your choice of paint colour – colour and character are back!

Be bold with your choice of paint colour – colour and character are back!

Here is a short video to inspire home decorators to be bold with colour. As The Sunday Times Home section, journalist Katrina Burroughs confidently states “colour and character are back”. She isn’t alone in this point of view as Kate Burnett of the Evening Standard says: “Colour and paint: If there is one sure way of reinventing your home, this is it.”  








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Buying paint online: Calibrate your screen to see paint colours more accurately

Buying paint online: Calibrate your screen to see paint colours more accurately

Colour & Paint is an innovative online paint retailer that sets out to revolutionise the way that paint is chosen, tested and bought. We have put together a team of industry experts to advise on palette creation, design, on-line retailing and marketing. Our objective is to make choosing colours and buying paint as easy, creative and enjoyable as possible. The first part of that process is to view the various colour palettes available on line before making a selection. We recognise that not everyone’s computer equipment is the same type, quality or age and so it is likely that each […]








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Colour and paint: The best way to reinvent your home

Colour and paint: The best way to reinvent your home

Bored with good old magnolia but don’t know where to start with bolder colours? If so, you are not alone. Most people know that colour is the easiest and most affordable way to change the look of their home but lack the confidence to take the plunge with stronger tones. In a recent article in The Sunday Times Home section, journalist Katrina Burroughs confidently states that “colour and character are back” she continues that “family spaces, full of colour and individuality are flourishing again”. Kate Burnett of the Evening Standard agrees: “Colour and paint: If there is one sure way […]








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It helps to understand the psychology of colour when choosing paint

It helps to understand the psychology of colour when choosing paint

The Psychology of Colour There are four psychological primary colours – red, blue, yellow and green. They relate respectively to the body, the mind, and the emotions. Colour can quite simply make you feel a certain way. It can alter your mood, thus making you more calm or more excitable depending on the colours surrounding you. Understanding colour and how to surround yourself with the colours best suited to you, both in your clothes and your home, can and will make a huge difference to the way you feel. Everywhere we go we are influenced by colour. It can affect […]








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