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SkillBuild champion Sandie soars six years on

The 2019 SkillBuild UK National Final will take place at the NEC in Birmingham in just one week. As we prepare to see who will cross the finishing line victorious, we take a look back at former SkillBuild champion, Sandie Webster from Gainsborough. Sandie, 36, competed in the Painting and Decorating category in 2013 and was the first female National ...

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With just four weeks to go until the National Painting and Decorating Show opens its doors for two very busy days ‘it’s looking like this year’s event will be the best yet’, says exhibition organiser Terry Dullaway. Now in its 25th year the P&D Show has become a permanent fixture in the decorating professional’s calendar. “The range of products on ...

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Crown reveals its new seasonal colour trends

Crown Paints has launched its new collection of colour trends for the 2019 autumn and winter season, helping to inspire new ideas in interior design for decorators. Created to empower professional decorators, designers and consumers to embrace different colour palettes and painting techniques, the new colour trend collection has been devised by Crown’s expert panel of colour consultants and specialists. Each of the individual schemes has been given a distinct and inspirational identity, with hero shades, complementary tones and style suggestions included so they can be easily adapted to suit a variety of projects and different personal tastes.

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Nicola Lewis, crowned Dulux Academy Design and Decorate Challenge Winner

Dulux Academy has proudly crowned Nicola Lewis of Mrs Lewis’ Decorating Company from Matlock the winner of the third annual Dulux Academy Design and Decorate Challenge.

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The Scottish Decorators’ Federation are proud to announce the shortlist for its annual awards! 

Congratulations are in order as the judges make their selections for the 2019 Scottish Decorators’ Federation’s Annual trophy in Painting & Decorating. Site visits have taken place and the shortlist has been drawn up, to determine who will be the announced as the winners of this year’s prestigious awards. 

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