Posts tagged gold
THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO SPRAY PAINTING STUFF GOLD

Let me tell you, I have been looking for months to find the right kind of light fixture for our bedroom. It needed to spread a lot of light, ideally upwards, have a retro look, not cost the earth... and of course be gold. I also wanted to spend less than £100. I know, who am I kidding right?! I don't ask for much. But low and behold, when Homebase got in touch and asked if I wanted some vouchers to try out some of their products, by George. - I flippin' cracked it. All thanks to a little thing called gold spray paint...

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TRY THIS NOW: COLOURED OR METALLIC TILE GROUT

Been feeling like your bathroom or kitchen could do with an update but don't have much dollar to spend? Read on my friend. A week or so ago I was over in Kensington having dinner at Balans Soho Society and I noticed in the bathrooms they had used a coloured grout. At that moment I realised I've been seeing this around a little bit at the moment, not enough to really call it a trend as such (and we all know this isn't the place to find out about trends anyway) but enough to peak my interest! I think coloured and metallic grouting is such a cool way to update your bathrooms or kitchens and even if you have a quite neutral or traditional design you can spice it up a bit with this trick.

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A CUP OF TEA WITH: A COMMON NAME, INSTALLATION ARTIST

I remember being absolutely awed by the piece: a hole in a public wall which had been filled with razor sharp, glowing gold geodes. It was innovate and edgy, yet absolutely beautiful. After I shared a screen grab of the work across my social media channels, I had an overwhelming response from people wanting to know more about this work and the artist. So I tracked down Paige Smith, the creator of the 'urban geode' series, to find out what inspired such jaw-dropping pieces and how Jay-Z's music producer Swizz Beats came to be a fan...

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