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Making Egg Tempera Paint with Dry Pigments

Tempera paint, which is commonly referred to as Egg Tempera is a fast drying paint, was the primary method of painting until oil paint became more popular during the 15th Century. Egg Tempera is made by mixing dry pigments with a water-soluble binder such as egg yolk. Egg tempera is a very long lasting paint medium [...]

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MI Free products that can make life easier for MI Allergy sufferers

All about MI, MIT and MCI & some suggestions for MI Free products that can make life easier for MI Allergy sufferers. With allergies in general on the increase these days, more and more people are finding that they’re intolerant to products that contain MI and MCI. But what are they and what can you do [...]

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5 reasons to choose SupaSoft recycled plastic insulation

It’s made of recycled plastic bottles* Great insulation value (U Value)** It’s non itch loft insulation It’s soft, easy to handle and contains no harmful chemicals It’s manufactured in the UK * Did you know that our SupaSoft Insulation is made of recycled plastic bottles!  Plastic bottles made of single use plastic is in the news a lot nowadays. You may [...]

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Eco Outdoor Wood Paints - Quick Guide

This eco outdoor wood finish guide is intended as a quick reference only. Please always read datasheets and instructions before applying (and preferably before purchasing!). If in any doubt at all about what eco outside wood finish you could use on your project, please do contact us. We are always happy to help. For the [...]

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CASE STUDY: Outdoor Wood Paint with Osmo Country Colour - The Cwtch Glanmordy Café

Back in October 2015 Gethin and Jessamy James were in the final preparations of launching their new business venture – a brand new café in the seaside village of Aberporth in Cardigan Bay, Wales.  The Cwtch Glanmordy Café, known locally as “The Cwtch”, has possibly one of the best locations in town. Half way up the [...]

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Time Travelling Interior Designers

Oh to travel back through time and decorate an Iron Age Home. What an opportunity! This is almost exactly what students from Coleg Plas Dwbl did when they were asked to design and paint Celtic Art in the interior of the roundhouses at Castell Henylls. Castell Henllys Iron Age Village (Pembrokeshire) is a hill fort of Iron [...]

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Eco Decorating Tips and Inspiration from Wild Wellingtons Eco-Glamping Adventures in West Wales

With online reviews like “The domes are immaculate and beautifully finished” from Emily A and “Tom and Sinead have created something very special at Wild Wellingtons, think luxury outdoor living as opposed to glamping and well worthy of its 5 star rating” by Tom G, we were simply bursting to find out more. Tom and Sinead [...]

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Team Work - Bird Box Painting

Question How do you make space in the warehouse by clearing out some random pieces of scrap wood, some half used tester tins of eco paint in an environmentally friendly way? Answer Make some bird boxes!Eco Team Building Grouped into teams of two, the idea was that each team found time to build and paint one bird box between [...]

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Earthborn Colour Launch 2019

Finally the wait is over, here's Earthborn's 7 new beautiful colours  Bobble Hat - With its roots firmly in nature, Bobble Hat is a majestic blue. A cheerful colour perfect for any living space. Hippo Hooray - An honest and well balanced grey. Idea; for a nursery and works as a strong contrast with Daisy ChainHobgoblin - [...]

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CASE STUDY: Improving Road Tunnel Safety with Airlite Paint - Umberto Tunnel Rome

How Airlite helped to reduce Pollution levels in RomeWhen Massimo Bernadoni discovered a concrete based formula that was capable of neutralising polluting molecules in the air, he dreamt of turning it into a product that was accessible enough for anyone to use. For the next few years he worked hard on his discovery and in [...]

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