You can aim for the sky with Greenwich Cornice

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The thing with home improvement is it throws up questions all the time. The DIY superstores are good for general advice on simple things, that is if you can find a free assistant, and one that has some real knowledge

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Cornices and coving: simply ornate or actually practical?

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The last two decades has witnessed an enthusiasm for decorative cornices and coving unprecedented since the Victorian era itself. Not surprising as the 90’s saw a boom in house purchasing and a fervent for taking houses back to their original

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The role of ceilings in your interior design

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Why is it, you may ask, that so much attention in the interior design world is taken up by ceilings? Is there a deeper underlying meaning behind this preoccupation? Ask any fengshui practitioner and they will no doubt explain the

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Victorian Ceiling cornice renovation – which period are you after?

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  The builder and the serious Do it Yourselfer often face a dilemma when renovating a period house. Do they really know what materials to use to ensure the renovation is authentic? Would the average builder, for instance, know what mouldings

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Complement your cornice and ceiling rose with modern and vintage furniture

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You should always consider how your original period features such as plaster cornicing, ceiling roses, and fireplaces in your period-style home will blend with your furnishings. Every home requires  storage furniture, and mixing old and new is a clever way

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Restore period character with original Victorian coving

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Victorian coving is one of those period features that adds wow factor to a period property. Watch any TV property program and note the sheer joy that presenters such as kirsty Allsorp, from Channel 4’s location, location, location, show when

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