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Project of the Month – March 2021

This 120-year old private residence in Cowdenbeath, West Fife, Scotland, has had several different uses throughout the years. At one time it was a dentist, then a bank and then a hotel. However, as work commenced to convert the hotel to a family home, a nightmare experience with cowboy decorators left new owner Raja Waz, worried he’d lose the house before his family had even moved in. The owner was so stressed as the house had been left like a building site. Fortunately, a chance encounter via a mutual friend led him to an introduction to John Donnelly of Décor by Design. 

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Project of the Month – January 2021

Trade Decorator Project of the Month January 2021 Winner. If you’re looking for a mural painter, you need to look no further than Chris Ashmore of Creative Murals and Portraits because you’ll simply be hard pushed to find anyone more talented! And, his latest project really highlights the skills and passion for the job he’s developed over years of experience. Chris’s masterpieces regularly pop up on Facebook with hundreds of admiring comments and those time lapse videos with views in the thousands, that show how much work and detail actually goes in to creating the finished piece of work.

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Project of the Month December 2020

Colin Semmens, Director at CSD Quality Decorators has been talking to Trade Decorator about his latest project.  This project began with a tired old house bought by the customer and had been neglected for quite some time. The brief for the project was to re-plaster all ceilings and replace all woodwork with new modern architrave, skirting and doors. A new staircase was installed as part of the building works. It adds an amazing focal point to the house.

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Project of the Month November 2020

Project of the Month November 2020 Winner. SALT beer factory is based in the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire. The village is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mill and this village on the River Aire. This Grade II listed Victorian Tramshed built in 1904 now houses the brewery, taproom and live events space and was brought to life by a £1.7m investment by Ossett Brewery.

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Project of the Month – October 2020

Bolton Hall is a Grade II listed building, situated in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire and has been the family seat of the Orde-Powlett family since 1678. The house was re-built in 1902, after the original hall was destroyed by fire. Redecorating historic buildings of this nature, takes careful consideration of the original construction materials and it is essential that work is carried out sensitively with the original features of the building. Lambert’s Decorators were recently called in to re-decorate the old billiard room, that is now going to be used as a drawing room. 

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