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    HOT TREND: Paint effects

    by  • Thursday, March 18, 2010 • Decorating and interiors, Lovely websites, News, Stylish shopping • 2 Comments

    Grab your paintbrush and strike a creative pose, preferably with an easel and palette…painterly (if that’s a word?!) effects are going to be huge this season, dahling. Check out these new Conran Shop plates, the ‘Prova Prima’ swatch collection…

    Designer Paola Navone (who has an exhibition at Few and Far at the moment, by the by) was inspired by the discarded swatch plates she found on the floors of Richard Ginori‘s Tuscan factory which were covered in casual tester spots where plate-decorators had been testing out colours. If you’re into painterly effects, pop to House of Fraser for painted bed linen that looks like a watercolour of a summery meadow…

    …then head to Bhs to stock up on painted accessories like these cute salt and pepper shakers. Chouette!

    And gorgeous painterly poppy plates from our friends at Anthropologie. SIGH. – Ellie


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