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09/02/2018

Little Greene, chosen partner of English Heritage

Did you know that Little Greene is the chosen partner for the English Heritage range of period colours? English Heritage exists to protect and promote England’s spectacular historic environment and ensure that its past is researched and understood. By employing some of the country’s best architects, archaeologists and historians, they aim to help people understand and appreciate why the historic buildings and landscapes around them matter. Little Greene have developed a range of over 50 colours which have been accurately recreated from paint analysis in historic properties through the key... Read More

28/07/2017

Design Trend – Inky / Dark Interior Inspiration

The growing trend for dark and inky interiors has really caught our eye recently. From large light filled spaces to small dark rooms, dark walls can not only work, but they’re surprisingly versatile and can look incredible when done well. After the popularity of the light, bright and minimal Scandi style being fashionable in interiors in recent years, it feels refreshing to embrace the depth and intensity of these darker shades. Dark colours don’t have to be sullen, they can make such a great backdrop for lots of different textures and colours. Opulent textiles... Read More

09/06/2017
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Little Greene launches new ‘Colours of England’ colour card for 2017

We are excited to announce the launch of Little Greene’s new ‘Colours of England’ colour card for 2017. The collection fuses a mix of heritage and contemporary paint shades.  The card spans over 300 years of historic interior design and includes many authentic 18th, 19th and 20th century shades, which are denoted by red icons identifying the era of their provenance. These archive colours sit harmoniously alongside contemporary shades conceived to meet the requirements of 21st century living. As a result, the card, whilst duly respectful of period architecture, is also completely in tune with modern life and... Read More

Pink Paint capsule Little Greene 27/09/2016

The Pink Capsule Paint Collection by Little Greene

Following on from the beautiful “Blue” and “Grey” collections, Little Greene launched its “Pink” capsule collection on the 21st September in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The company has a long standing support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, held every October. During this month Little Greene will donate 15p from each can of paint or roll of wallpaper to its chosen charity Breast Cancer Haven. The limited edition colour card comprises of 8 shades designed to work harmoniously together and with other Little Greene shades and will be available until... Read More

27/09/2016

How to Warm Up Your Home for Autumn

With autumn officially here and a crisp coolness to the air, it’s time to think about ways to warm up the home.  Period Property Store has put together some ideas to help you add some warmth through both colour and heating elements, such as radiators and fireplaces. Adding warmth through colour The simplest way to create a warm and inviting ambiance in a room is by using paints and wallpapers in warm shades.  These can range from fiery reds and burnt oranges, to soft pinks and vibrant yellows.  The new ‘Pink’ collection... Read More

22/06/2016

A Journey through Little Greene’s ‘Archive Trails’

Summer is the ideal time for exploring the many walking trails our beautiful country has to offer. At Period Property Store, we’re particularly captivated by another kind of trail – Little Greene’s ‘Archive Trails’, a brand new wallpaper range, inspired by the period collections of English and French trailing motifs. Long before wallpaper production was mechanised and repetitive patterns came into fashion, the scenes featured in early 18th century interiors were meticulously painted by hand, essentially creating bespoke murals. A popular subject of this decoration was nature, as depicted in... Read More

03/05/2016

We’ve Been Featured On Houzz!

It seems Houzz is a big fan of our products and has featured us in 3 articles so far, one of which is on the Italian site! Houzz is a great platform for any one who has an interest in property, interior design, architecture or DIY. It is a place that is constantly flowing with great ideas, inspiration, help and advice. If you are renovating or redecorating your home, we would highly recommend joining. You will find a great directory of industry professionals and retailers you help you create your dream... Read More

Blue wall paint 14/09/2015
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Beautiful shades of blue to brighten your rooms

Blue is the colour of the season and the latest interior design trend, it also happens to be the colour of September’s birthstone, Sapphire. With the upcoming launch of Little Greene’s “Blue”  paint collection (available from Period Property Store later this month), we thought that we would bring you some inspiration on how to include the coolest shade on the block within your home decor. Often thought of as a cold colour, many tones of blue can actually turn a room from frumpy to fresh and from dull to dazzling. Little Greene have come... Read More

Beautiful Front Door 27/08/2015
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First impressions count. Do you have kerb appeal?

Although the saying goes “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” first impressions on your home’s facade can really count, especially if you are trying to sell. It can often make or break a deal. However, even if you are not wishing to sell, improving the external appearance of your home can really lift your spirits. It’s often the first thing you see when you arrive home so imagine the difference in seeing a house where the front garden is well-presented, the railings are in perfect condition and the door... Read More

Period Property Decor 08/07/2015
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What’s Your Style? – A Short Guide To Victorian Interior Decoration

Period Property Store’s Short Guides To Interior Decoration Here at Period Property Store, we specialise in all things to help you renovate and decorate your period property, much to your surprise I’m sure. But not everyone knows what interior styles or fittings go with their period property. Throughout the weeks we will focus on different period property styling to give you some helpful tips and advice on how to renovate or decorate your period property. This weeks focus is on Victorian interior styling. Victorian Interior Design The Victorian Era dates between... Read More