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Cool & Coastal: Get The Hamptons’ New England style this season

Cool & Coastal: Get The Hamptons’ New England style this season

This is the time of year when America’s great and the good decamp from their summer homes in The Hamptons: Long Island (south shore, darling), Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and of course our favourite – Nantucket island – all seriously cool in a kind of relaxed easy going way. But Hampton’s style isn’t only for the rich and famous, although expect to rub shoulders with a star studded crowd if you rent there in the summer. Back home getting The Hampton’s look is pretty straight forward, it’s all about stripped back simplicity with a coastal twist. Not surprisingly, elements of […]








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Coastal Style Decor

Coastal Style Decor

The Guardian Weekend magazine 1st August 2015 put a nice collection of coastal pieces together in an article called “Bring Your Vacation Home” featuring a parasol, a beach blanket, coastal prints, a deck chair, a garden candle, a cushion by Orla Kiely and our Nantucket New England range of paint. Here is the link to: Bring Your Vacation Home With These tasteful Coast-inspired pieces to check out the individual items above. For the Nantucket New England Colour palette click here.  








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Colour trends 2014: Blues & Greens

Colour trends 2014: Blues & Greens

The colour trends for 2014 indicate the continuing popularity of Blues and Greens. When matched with neutrals these colours create calm living spaces. In particular teals are favoured as they combine the tranquil quality of blue and the harmonising quality of green. A great example of the use of teal can be seen in the bar of Babington House (part of the super cool Soho House Group). The Colour & Paint selection at this end of the spectrum are Harbour Head from our brand new Nantucket Trading Company range of Original Colours of New England, Istanbul Interior from our Fleur […]








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Home decorating ideas for a wet weekend

Home decorating ideas for a wet weekend

So, what do you do with a wet weekend, week or month in February? The relentless wet weather of the last couple of months shows little sign of abating – so indoor activities prevail. With just a couple of months to the Easter break, this is the perfect time to get that tired looking room refreshed. Many of us will remember Changing Rooms, the long running makeover show that demonstrated what can be achieved in just 48 hours. Of course, some of the results may have left a lot to be desired. However, water based paints make a wet weekend makeover a reality, modern emulsions […]








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The Original Colours of New England paint collection

The Original Colours of New England paint collection

New England paint colours are perennially popular and we have had many enquiries about the possibility of creating a New England Inspired paint collection, so we have decided to do just that. The collection is now available and is supported by our iPatch colour testing system. The colour palette is inspired by the fantastic natural colours of the Nantucket area. Here is the palette:                                       In the mean time if you would like more information please join our mailing list:    








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