January is synonymous with new, new, new. It's the time of the year when we aspire towards change and refreshing the old. But a change doesn't have to be big or difficult to be effective. Follow me after the jump to see a few inexpensive ways to liven up your home…
on top of base paint and applied design (painted or decopage, etc.)a layer of Annie Sloan Step 2 Craqueleur. For more noticeable cracks, apply the product thickly. use hair dryer to speed up drying process & help define the cracks. crackled effect. show with dark wax applied after
Get a bowl and fill with small pieces of paper. On one piece write "Murderer". There is one murderer and the rest are victims.put everyone in a pitch dark room, but with a single light switched on. Stand by the light switch. turn off the light. When the light goes out the murderer has to touch someone who "dies". put the light back on. The people have to guess who the murderer is. After each guess the light goes out again until either people guess correctly or the murderer wins
Favourite colour (so far!) for lounge walls. Card Room Green by Farrow & Ball. This colour is named after the study-like rooms much favoured in the Victorian period and is unapologetic in its masculine feel. It really comes alive when contrasted with a warm neutral like Fawn or Stony Ground, as used in Victorian homes, but feels more powerful and contemporary when used with no contrasts at all. Dark Tones Undercoat.