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First-aid for festive stains

Entertaining friends and family means spillages are more common at this time of year. But keeping your Crown Floors carpet stain-free is easy with a little know-how.

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Get the look: teaming stripes with plains

Striped or plain carpet? It’s a decorating dilemma. Plains, of course, are the more in-demand and arguably “safer” choice, creating a neutral background that allows the furniture in a room to take centre stage. If you own lots of patterned or brightly coloured furnishings and want to avoid an overly “busy” look, plain coloured carpets are definitely the way to go.

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Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

Last year it was “Denim Drift” – and sure enough, we’ve seen an influx of blues in home furnishings in 2017, from vibrant teal to navy – but 2018 is going to be all about mauve. Yes, the colour specialists at Dulux Global Aesthetic Centre have chosen the shade they predict will define our interiors over the coming 12 months, and it’s “Heart Wood”, a dusky mauve “designed to bring a sense of comfort to the home”.

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2018 trend: seventies chic

Move over mid-century modern – if the autumn/winter catwalks and trend forecasters are right, there’ll be a definite seventies vibe to our interiors in 2018. Designers such as Jonathan Adler have long championed the look but it seems it’s going mainstream; according to Pinterest, macramé wall hangings, chunky knitted throws and house plants are among the most-pinned items this month.

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Stain Free Summers

The school holidays are upon us and as well as keeping your kids busy and out of mischief, there are a million and one things to think about, not least keeping them from destroying your carefully chosen interior décor.

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Bare It All

Leaving your walls unpainted and untreated is one of the hottest home and interior design trends for this year, so carpet can be a great way to soften the industrial look and make it entirely liveable. 

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Perfect patterns for your home!
Welcome to COTY 2017: Denim Drift

We love colour, something a quick scroll through our blog posts will testify! It comes as little surprise, then, that ‘Colour of the Year’ announcements really make us tick, whether it’s the Colour Institute, Pantone, or perhaps a producer of pristine paints like Dulux...

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Pantone reconnects with nature

Every year we look forward to colour prediction season, but although a number of brands panic and gaze into their crystal ball early, there is only one prediction that holds credence the world over. We are referring to Pantone, the colour institute who place ridiculous amounts of effort into their shade analysis.

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Crown Floors returns to Harrogate

It’s that time of the year again. Not Christmas, New Year or Easter, rather the large milestone that protrudes from the flooring calendar; we are of course talking about The Flooring Show, Harrogate, where industry folk can discover the big trends for the year ahead.

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Crown Floors Blog

4 July 2017

Perfect patterns for your home!

4 Jul 2017 by Tom Bourne

Homeowners are increasingly warming to the idea of bold interior introductions, plain carpets gradually evolving into more interesting looks for the home.   This trend began with stripes but such is the demand for that dream statement floor with a difference, new patterns are entering the market, and Crown Floors is leading the way.

Crown Floors delights in meeting such demand, but we take this to the next level by offering a best-of-both-worlds choice that champions both practical credentials with the much sought after of-the-moment style.

In one of our latest inductions, we have combined our flagship Easy Clean 100% PP fibre with colourful tartan and hexagonal looks as part of the new look Glendevon collection, and with it demonstrates that the latest trends needn’t sacrifice on ease of living.

This collection comprises no fewer than six tartan designs, from the cool greys of Pebble Heap and Woodpecker through to the bold, red-infused Black Cherry. There’s a tartan for almost any home, but what links these Glendevon decors together is their Easy Clean 100% PP fibre, a polypropylene choice that’s resistant to staining and ready to withstand the rigours of modern family life thanks to its woven construction.

Glendevon also presents the homeowner with a choice of six hexagonal designs for an altogether different effect in the home. Silver Fox, Opal Greige and Night Sky are just some of the hues on offer, the perfect accompaniment to Glendevon’s six tartans, and again making the most of Crown Floors’ Easy Clean fibre for a smart choice in any home.

Sure, it’s bold. But this design season, be the one who ‘dares’ when updating from room to room, and reap the rewards that only brave design can bring.