Interior Design Trends of 2021

Making your home perfect has never been more important, especially as we spend longer in our houses. Keep up to date with the latest interior design trends for this year. Yellow & Grey Pantone announced their colours of 2021, and rather unusually, chose two: Illuminating Yellow and Ultimate Grey. According to Pantone, the selection of […]
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Pink: How to Decorate Your Home

Decorating your house with pink might sound like a Barbie dream house, but done correctly with the right shades, pink can work in every room of your house! Bring a level of sophistication with a great way to transform your home.  Fabrics Use pink as an accent with your fabrics to create a calm and […]
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What Wallpaper Paste Should You Use?

When it comes to redecorating with wallpaper, lots of thought and time goes into deciding the type of wallpaper, but how often do you think about the wallpaper paste? At Blakes, we know that great decorating comes from knowing you’re using the right tools which includes your wallpaper paste! Wallpaper pastes and adhesives can differ […]
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What Paint Sheen Should You Use?

Choosing the right paint sheen comes down to your personal preference as well as which room the paint will be in. Enjoy our easy guide to help and ask any questions when you visit our showroom in Newmarket. The different types of sheens are all at different levels of shininess or gloss essentially. There are […]
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New Suppliers at Blakes

Blakes Interios & Decor is very excited to announce we are now stockists of Clarke & Clarke and Prestigious Textiles. Clarke & Clarke Based in Lancashire, Clarke & Clarke is a home furnishing brand that has earned a reputation for providing innovative designs, exceptional quality and excellent value for money. Here in our showroom, you’ll […]
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Home Office Interior Design Ideas

Whether you’re now working from home or you want to turn a spare bed into a workspace, home offices are becoming more and more popular. Create the perfect creative and productive area with Blakes Interiors & Decor and our top styling and decorating tips! Office Blues Forget the drab office blues when you’re waiting the […]
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The History of Wallpaper

You might consider wallpaper to simply be an interior design option, but there’s a rich history behind this decorating tradition. The earliest wallpapers originated in the 16th century and more likely founds in merchants’ houses instead of the grand homes of the aristocracy. As the trend escalated, by the 20th century, wallpaper was all the […]
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Interior Design Trends for 2020

Are you planning to update your home this year? Check out the interior design trends set to take 2020 by storm for inspiration. Blue is the New Grey Grey has dominated interior design for years with its simple and clean look, however, its time for a shake up with the new focus on blue. Pantone’s […]
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Oil vs Water based Paints

When it comes to painting your home, the choices of paint might seem rather overwhelming. However, it comes down to 2 primary splits: oil based paint and water based paint. What are their differences? Oil based paint can typically take longer for drying and curing than water based paint. However, it is much more durable […]
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