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Earthborn.
Frodsham Business Centre, Bridge Lane,
Frodsham, UK
WA6 7FZ

Tel: +44 (0) 1928 734171

Earthborn paints are special. We do not believe you should have to sacrifice quality or style to protect your health or the environment. By carefully selecting ingredients and using technologically advanced manufacturing processes and formulations, we create outstanding products that prove our point. Earthborn provides stylish, high performance products that are safer to use and sound for the environment.

Earthborn was founded as a small, independent brand back in 2002, with the aim of providing a true environmentally friendly alternative to conventional paints. So it is safe to say that we have been supplying eco paints in the UK since before most people had heard of ‘eco’! Since then we have worked hard to build a trusted reputation for performance with style.

Taking a holistic approach to environmental issues we consider not only what goes into the breathable paint but also, perhaps more importantly, what comes out. Therefore all ingredients are carefully considered before being chosen, ensuring that our paints remain free from acrylics, oils and vinyls. To help consumers make an informed choice, all products carry a full declaration of ingredients. To further substantiate the eco credentials, Earthborn became the proud holder of the first UK licence of The EU Ecolabel for Indoor Paints and Varnishes, an independent accreditation scheme.

We have marketed our designer breathable paints successfully on the fact that they are high performance paints, with lots of special and unique attributes such as durability, breathability and no nasty smells. But over and above that they are also eco-friendly! For those looking for performance, sustainability, a healthier option or something beautifully different, Earthborn has it all.

Our high performing, breathable paints are naturally beautiful. No oils or acrylics mean no nasty emissions and high breathability. The Earthborn range of distinctive designer paints is available in a variety of colour palettes and a range of finishes, which are better for you, your home and the environment.

Earthborn paints are sold through a national network of stockists – see our website for details and to search for a stockist in your area

MADE FOR THE TRADE
Earthborn’s Ecopro range has been designed specifically for the trade. Guaranteeing the highest environmental and quality standards, these paints are easy to use and cover well. Their unique formulations deliver minimal VOCs, high breathability and outstanding performance.

There are three types of Ecopro – Emulsion, Eggshell and Silicate Masonry Paint – each offering a high performance, environmentally sound alternative to their conventional counterparts.

Ecopro Emulsion is available with a Matt or Lo Sheen finish. Matt is especially useful for new plaster, while Lo Sheen’s wipeability makes it suitable for higher traffic areas. Both have excellent covering properties, are hardwearing and made in all 100 BS4800 colours.

Ecopro Eggshell is suitable for woodwork as well as interior walls and ceilings. It dries quickly to a flexible finish that provides durability, washability and scuff resistance. Available in all BS4800 colours, its attractive sheen will not fade or discolour with time.

Ecopro Silicate Masonry System is a highly durable, long lasting alternative to limewash and conventional masonry paints. It bonds with underlying materials to create a water and weather resistant barrier that is also highly breathable. Ideal for stone, harling, brick, concrete or render, there are 24 standard colours, giving a classic matt finish that will not yellow with time.

OTHER PRODUCTS
Claypaint
A luxurious, ultra-matt finish for interior walls and ceilings. Our unique clay recipe results in a hardwearing and highly breathable paint. Deliciously thick and creamy, it goes on like a dream and often requires fewer coats than conventional emulsions. All this and no horrible smells or emissions.

Lifestyle Eco Emulsion Paint
With a hardwearing, classic low-sheen finish, Lifestyle Emulsion is available in our signature colour palette and formulated without oils or acrylics, making it safer for you and your home. Being both durable and washable, Earthborn Lifestyle Emulsion is perfect for those busier areas in the home that are more likely to become marked, especially with little finger prints or mucky paws! Because it’s virtually VOC free and easy to apply with no nasty paint-smells, your room can return to normal in no time.

Earthborn Eggshell No.17
A durable, washable and scuff resistant environmentally friendly paint suitable for interior woodwork. It has a silk finish and a unique formulation that is totally oil and acrylic free, containing virtually no VOCs.

Eco Chic Claypaint
Our water-based Eco Chic Claypaint makes updating furniture a dream. Available in 72 scrumptious shades, it’s quick drying and can be used in a variety of creative ways. And because it’s virtually VOC free and breathable, it cares for your furniture too. Finish with Earthborn Furniture Wax for stand out pieces.

Earthborn – doing things differently

Earthborn is delighted to introduce The Earth Collection, a palette of five harmonious new paint shades inspired by the natural world. The colours are themed around the earth, land, sand, sea and clouds. Longevity and timeless appeal are at the heart of The Earth Collection.

Earthborn doubles silicate colours

Exterior masonry is probably the toughest test of all for a paint. It needs to be durable and weatherproof, as well as good looking - and not all masonry paints were born equal. Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint is a highly durable, breathable and weather resistant mineral paint. Earthborn believes its Ecopro Silicate Masonry System is the most advanced masonry paint available and in response to a growing demand, it is increasing the colours available from 24 to 48, offering plenty of choice.

Boarding school becomes family home once more

After more than 60 years as a school Grade II Listed Moreton House in Bideford, north Devon, has been returned to family ownership.  The Phillips family is approximately half way into a ten year restoration project that is intended to provide a living as well as a gracious home. The 100 room property will offer ...

Earthborn introduces its brand new colour card

Earthborn has launched its new classic colour card. Overstated colour is trending and with Earthborn’s 7 new hues, each imbued with fresh, fluid energy, you can carry your space to a new, contemporary realm. The new colours are:  Bobble Hat – With its roots firmly in nature, Bobble Hat is a majestic blue. Hippo Hooray ...

Breathable paints are investment in listed church’s future

The Grade II listed church at the centre of a tiny Nottinghamshire village has invested in its future with a refurbishment programme featuring Earthborn breathable paints. The stone walls of St James’s Church in Halloughton, near Southwell had been redecorated with acrylic based paints which were preventing the walls from breathing and had led to ...

Earthborn replaces limewash inside and out at medieval hall house

A listed north Devon home described by Pevsner as a late medieval hall house has been given a contemporary look thanks to its redecoration with Earthborn paints. The Grade 2* listed property was built around 1550 and is notable for its 17th Century plasterwork. It was lovingly restored over 10 years by its previous owners, who limewashed it inside and out. Current owner Simon Clarke decided to investigate alternative options. 

Listed country house saved from dereliction

A Category B1 listed country house near Peebles, Scotland, has been brought back to life as a family home following many years of neglect. Owners Mike and Meg Gush recognise they are custodians of Hallyards and have been keen to renovate it sympathetically. Mike said: “The house is more than 500 years old in places ...