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Interior Paint Inspo! 30 Ideas of how to paint your home

Creative interior paint ideas can bring unique beauty to home – and the more inventive they are, the better.  With our stunning collection of designer paints, a new dream home is just a click away! As Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director at Dulux says:  ‘The right interior paint colours can even make small spaces appear larger […]

How to achieve Instant Blackout Curtains

After another cold and gloomy winter, the longer and brighter days are finally here. Sounds great but not when you’re trying to catch some well-deserved sleep. Sunrise arrives much earlier meaning that unless your windows are sunlight proofed with blackout curtains or blinds, daylight might disturb your sleep and affect your sleeping pattern during the […]

How to: Winter to Spring Curtains and Blinds

Just as we do with our wardrobes every year, it’s now the time to get your home ready for the change of season including your window treatments. Our spring curtains and blinds will not only brighten up your interiors and prepare you for the sunny days ahead, but it is also a great way to […]

Get Ready for Spring with Blackout

Spring is just around the corner, and with that brings new life, longer days, warmer weather and a general sense of hope. There’s no denying that after a Winter in lockdown, we are more ready for Spring than we probably ever have been before! On 28th March, British Summer Time begins which means that evenings will stay lighter for longer. Although this sounds completely wonderful, it can make falling asleep at night just that little bit trickier. Here at Closs & Hamblin, we have a whole range of blackout window solutions to suit you, your lifestyle and interior tastes, whether its curtains with blackout lining, ready-made blackout blinds, or made to measure shutters, we have the perfect product for you. Get your home ‘spring-ready’ with us!

Interior Trends of 2021

There’s no denying that we spent more time in our homes than ever before in 2020, and it’s for that reason that many people used the time to decorate that room they have been putting off for ages, or even decided it was time their home had a facelift! 2021 brings with it, a sense of light at the end of this long dark tunnel, and so we have a great reason to get excited about what’s trending this year in the world of interior design. From earthy, grounded colour palettes and Cottagecore to tropical brights and subtle monotones, there is definitely something to suit all tastes in 2021!

Curtain Headings… What’s your style?

Curtains are probably the most popular of all window covering solutions, and it is clear to see why. This type of covering works seamlessly with any style of home, no matter how traditional or contemporary your taste may be. With a whole plethora of colours, styles, fabrics, designs and patterns to choose from, there is certainly something for everyone.
Curtains can also be used to create a real feature of your room and window space, whether it’s that ‘pop’ of colour you are looking for, or a softer cosier feel – the options are endless!

Shutters Explained

Traditionally found on the outside of windows on continental homes, shutters are fast becoming one of the most popular interior window treatment solutions in the UK. Their timeless and classic appearance work perfectly with any style of home, from the sleek and contemporary feel of full height shutters to continental café-style, there is certainly something for everyone, no matter your taste. Shutters are the perfect solution when it comes to light and privacy control, and with their long-lasting, durable reputation, and insulating abilities, it is clear to see why these are becoming so popular in homes across the South East.

Candles this Christmas, Buy or Make?

In this guide, we’ve put together some simple tips on how to make amazing candles at home, as well as letting you know some of our favourite candle making kits and ready-to-use candles.