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New Year, New Style - Perfect Paints for your home in 2019

New Year, New Style - Perfect Paints for your home in 2019

A new year brings a fresh start and that should extend to your home. Here are our perfect paint ideas to get rid of those winter blues.

There’s something about the new year that inspires personal change for the better but that doesn’t need to stop at healthier eating, reading more books or even attending the gym more. It may be time to give your house a makeover to make it more of a home again.

January can be a hard month, but whilst you have the January blues, a fresh coat of paint can lift your mood when coming home from work on a cold winter night.

Need some inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Here are our top picks to help you freshen your home up this year.

Matt Emulsion


The Crown Matt Emulsion paint provides an on-trend with no shine finish, perfect for adding colour to the family home.

The minimal sheen of flat matt emulsion can mask imperfections on not so perfect walls.  . Available in our widest range of shades, whether it’s a feature wall or a whole room, we’ll have the colours to suit your look.

In this picture: Crown Duck Egg


Dance away the January Blues




Sticking with the feature wall, a classic heritage shade of blue will bring a calmness to any room, and especially if you want to make your bedroom a relaxing haven after a long day.

In this picture: Crown Dance Hall


Suede on point  



Adding the texture of brushed suede brings some contemporary sophistication to any room. This textured paint adds an extra dimension to the colour, and in on-trend grey, appears as an industrial concrete finish.  

In this picture: Crown Mid Grey Suede


Mistakes to avoid

It can be difficult to colour match a room with your personal style, and it can be a little overwhelming. Here’s a quick list of key considerations:

  • Assess the room

It’s important to assess the space you’re working with. If you have a smaller room then you may want to select lighter colours to open the room up more. Darker shades can make the room feel closed in – and lacking light, unless you have a large window.

For colour matching tips, click here to view our helpful guide.

  • Sick of that old wallpaper?

It can be very time consuming to take wallpaper off the wall, but you can save a significant amount of time by painting over the paper without sacrificing the quality. Easy with the right preparation and we’ve even put together a really helpful guide to explain everything you need to know.

If you’re looking for some inspiration, our 2019 colour trends focus on how to brighten up the bedroom with some clever paint effects.

Ready to get started? Check out our huge range of sample pots to help you decide which colour you’d like to transform  any room in the home whether that’s your child’s bedroom, a lounge or study.