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Thoughts on The Guardian's "eco-paints" comments

Thoughts on The Guardian's "eco-paints" comments

We recently read a piece in the Guardian with interest regarding “5 ways to make your home less toxic”. And there's an important point that it doesn't address.
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What colour is best to paint a nursery?

What colour is best to paint a nursery?

Choosing what colour is best to paint a nursery is a minefield; do you paint it based on gender? on what you like? what is best for helping baby's brain development? based on trends? Here we have helpfully broken it down for you, making one less thing for you to have worry over.
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How to achieve the perfect paint finish

How to achieve the perfect paint finish

The way in which a wall is prepared and paint applied can be just as important in achieving a smooth, desirable finish as the type of paint and choice of colour itself. To ensure that an attractive, appealing paint finish is successfully achieved follow these simple hints and tips.

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Choosing the right colour paint - Fun or stressful?

Choosing the right colour paint - Fun or stressful?

Choosing the right colour paint for any room in your home can be a challenging, sometimes head-scratching task. The appearance and behaviour of colour is influenced by the amount of ambient light present in a room and the amount of colour that can be seen...

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Gainsborough Wash - featured colour

Gainsborough Wash - featured colour

Gainsborough Wash is the ultimate in sophisticated-yet-neutral-backdrops; it is certainly not dominating, but at the same time it's not bland.
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At last, a VOC-free gloss paint

At last, a VOC-free gloss paint

Little Knights is delighted to announce that our antibacterial gloss paint, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, has now been independently verified as being VOC-free. 
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Suffolk Pink - this month's featured colour

Suffolk Pink - this month's featured colour

Take a trip through picturesque Suffolk and you will see many an historic house painted in this wonderful colour. It has been a feature in the county’s landscape since the 14th Century...
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Tips for saving time on cutting in

Tips for saving time on cutting in

Getting the perfect finish to your paint job is seen as being very tricky, however it’s easier than you think. Here are our best tips on how to achieve a professional appearance.
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Could spring cleaning products affect your health?

Could spring cleaning products affect your health?

This spring avoid cleaning products that contain dangerous chemicals. There are numerous websites that detail the dangerous chemicals that even today are included in household cleaning sprays and foams. Just last month, a report by Norwegian scientists found that regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function.

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The problem with "eco" and “natural” paints

The problem with "eco" and “natural” paints

It’s natural to want to safeguard the health of your family, and choosing an “eco” or a “natural” paint seems like a sound idea. But behind the hype lurks hidden danger and we feel you should be able to make a fully informed decision.

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What kind of paint is most suitable for a kitchen?

What kind of paint is most suitable for a kitchen?

Nothing gives a house more of an uplift than a freshly decorated kitchen. It’s the room where many people spend most of their time – if they are not preparing or enjoying food, the kitchen is also the place for socialising and catching up around the table. But before you start transforming your kitchen, it’s important to bear in mind a few things about the paint you should use...

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Interior design trends for 2018

Interior design trends for 2018

We like to keep one eye on the latest interior design trends – partly because it is our business to do so, and partly because we just love to see images of beautifully decorated rooms...
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