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Be inspired to refresh your rooms with fun paint ideas, wonderful wallpaper designs and the latest interior collections. Look through wallpaper galleries to see everything from basic stripes to typographic prints; or reconsider your colour scheme with new painting trends and inspiration for an eye-catching feature wall.

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Top tips


Decorating top tip primer tint

To save an extra coat of paint, tint your primer paint with your final colour

Decorating top tip

Use WD40 to remove those 'accidental' wall drawings

Decorating top tip elastic band

Prevent a build up of paint around the edge of the tin by using an elastic band to wipe your brush instead.

Decorating top tip line paint tray

Does the cleaning up after painting put you off even starting it? Why not line the inside of your paint tray to save on washing it up

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Open up your imagination and let Homebase inspire you into bringing a new dimension to your home with our fantastic decorating ideas and advice. Whether you want to add a touch of paint to your walls or would prefer to add a new wallpaper design to a feature wall, check out our trends and ideas to help you choose the right one for you room.

If you want to create a certain look and feel for a room in your home, we have put together some 'featured looks' such as 'a day at the beach' or 'a country retreat' to help you with the transformation. If you want to have a colour explosion in your living room or create a decadent atmosphere in your dining room, check out our top tips and ideas to help you to create the look.

Imagining the new look you want to achieve and actually pulling it off without the intervention of professional help are two very different things. Therefore, we have compiled some extremely useful decorating top tips to help you with your interior design and create your dream home.