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Blue Patch, Delphis Eco, Delphis Eco Blog, Eco cleaning products, EU Ecolabel, Home Cleaning Starter Kit, Nicky Haslam, no toxic fumes, Nurturing Sustainability, paint the town green, Recycled HDPE plastic packaging, Sustainability -

We had the pleasure of meeting Delphis Eco at a Blue Patch breakfast meeting last year. We use their fabulous eco-products to clean our showroom and we love to recommend it to our customers to clean walls that have been painted with our wipeable finish. Eco used to have slightly hippy connotations. Today however, it's now cool to have a conscience and eco has become more glam. Delphis Eco caught our attention partly because their demonstration showed us quite how good their products are and partly because we couldn’t help but fail to be impressed they hold two Royal Warrants from...

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2018 colour trends, 2018 paint trends, Amy Winehouse, Back to Black, Black paint, Dark paint, Dramatic dark -

  ‘I’m going back to black’ crooned Amy Winehouse in her own distinctive way. But no-one foresaw this becoming quite the reality it has. It seems we really have come full circle as black looks to be big in homes and interiors this year. Back to Black is the name of one of our paints on the original Paint the Town Green colour chart. Perhaps we should dig it out of the archives as we for one are excited about this emerging trend! Grey has been big news for a while now and it looks like it is here to stay....

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Blue Spruce, christmas tree, evergreen day, Fraser fir, Kelly Hoppen, Lodgepole pine, Nobel fir, Nordmann fir, Norway spruce -

“I'm gonna take this life and make it evergreen ” crooned Will Young after he won Pop Idol all those years ago. There is something magical about a plant that retains its green leaves all year round even in the depths of winter. This month it was Evergreen Day which celebrates all the many different types of evergreens; as although we all love the annual ritual of choosing the Christmas tree, not everybody knows their Blue Spruce from their Fraser Fir? Evergreen Day was originally established by the National Arborist Association to appreciate the beauty of these trees without glittering lights and decorations. Green...

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Holiday House, Holiday House London, Interior Design, Iris Dankner, Nicky Haslam, Nicky Haslam paints, Rachel Laxer Interior Design, Studio QD -

It would be remiss of us not to acknowledge this superb event for two reasons. Firstly, Nicky Haslam is a contributing designer in partnership with Studio QD. Secondly Paint the Town Green has snuck in there too! Karen Morris from the Finished Effect company was planning to use our Nicky Haslam colours for a special paint effects feature. We’ve not yet had seen it but we hope to make it to the Holiday House ourselves before it closes! Here is a sneak preview of the bedroom by Nicky Haslam and Studio QD For those who attended the talk at Decorex,...

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eco paint, Grey Seal, Interior Design, nikki rees, paint the town green, The Good Wine Shop, wine shop -

Although we have been doing this for a while now, we still get excited when we get to see completed projects that have used our paint. Most recently, The Good Wine Shop in Kew has been painted wall to ceiling in Grey Seal, a warm versatile grey, infused with hints of brown and purple. It was Debbie at the Decorcafe network who introduced experienced visual merchandiser and Interior Designer Nikki Rees to the Good Wine Shop. They needed help to improve the interior of their Kew store in readiness for a new hybrid wine shop and bar venture. Still a...

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