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    • Sweet Dreams - A Beautiful Bedroom

      Emma Shipley’s new collection for Clarke and Clarke could quite possibly deliver the perfects night sleep. Shipley’s signature style combines imagination and reality - a place where dreams are made. This fabulous wallpaper and fabric range are complemented by a range of luxurious bedding made from 200 thread count cotton sateen. Sleeping between these sheets is like being within the pages of a story book. This is a maximised layered up ‘more is more’ look where dreamscapes beckon. In this collection you will find British lions and unicorns inspired by C. S. Lewis, lost worlds with peacock tailed zebras inspired by Jules Verne novels, winged lynx with peacocks tails inspired by South African painting and the desert San people; leopard spotted elephants (yes really!) inspired by Shipley’s travels to Botswana, Amazon jungle inspired jaguars and African inspired unicorn zebras. Spoilt for choice really! Top tip: bedrooms can easily become a hold all for stuff that doesn’t belong there. Keep your bedroom clear of clutter and technology but keep it full of layered up sumptuous fabrics and colours.  And don’t forget the team at Drew Decor, 910 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8TR are here to help. Our interior design consultations are free of charge and our showroom is packed with inspiration.

    • Drew Décor Store answers your questions about decorating teenage bedrooms

      Another great book that stems from my design education is ‘A Pattern Language’ by Christopher Alexander. Published in 1976 my dog eared copy has been a great source of wisdom over the years. A quick leaf through it for inspiration this week revealed a chapter called “A Cottage for a Teenager” inspiring me to think about teenage bedrooms. Alexander’s work is aimed at an American audience with perhaps more space than homes in the UK, but the spirit of his words makes a lot of sense. He writes that when children become adolescents their relationship to the family changes considerably as they take on more responsibility and their life outside the home becomes richer and more absorbing. They need both independence and the family to fall back onto. They can feel very confused by these conflicting feelings which  is why they need space in the home that has more autonomy and character as a base for independent action. Alexander suggests a separate cottage linked to the house or a room with a private entrance. The cottage would later become a workshop, studio, home office or guest room. Some parents will worry about too much independence so he goes on to suggest that the cottage be placed so that the path from room to street passes through important communal spaces within the home such as kitchen and living areas. After reflecting on the idea of a cottage I questioned my teenage niece about her ideal space and I was delighted to be met with a slew of images she had already collected in her own eager anticipation. A few things struck me about her choice of interior decoration. Primarily that it was so uniquely stamped with her identity and activity - a lot of photos of friends and a lot of references to music, musical instruments, album covers and favourite bands. Strong colours and exciting mood lighting including cornice mounted LED lights and a patterned ceiling. No surface is off limits. This would be in stark contrast to the rest of the family home and so allows her to fully represent her identity. Top tip:  For some fabulous teenage statement pieces we love the edgy flavour of the new fabric collection, Pop Rock, from John Paul Gaultier because it has great musical influences in the motifs and colourways that are striking and individual. Want to find out more? Drop into Drew Décor Store for a free design consultation and to see our great collection of top brand wallpapers, paints, window and upholstery furnishings. And remember the team at Drew Décor are here to help!

    • Complementary colours and why opposites attract

      Drew Décor Store answers your questions about colour. Our blogs are often inspired by the questions customers ask when they come into the store and we are often asked about colour and how to ‘see’ it. In the early years of my career I was all too often mystified by colour and put it into the ‘too hard basket’. It was only when I started painting regularly with watercolour that I began to take notice and look closely. While colour composition can look like some kind of unfathomable magic that only other people or professionals know about, the mechanics of colour have some overarching principles that make colour confidence easier to come by.  In 2006 I discovered this wonderful book ‘Color’ by Betty Edwards and it has been my go to place for colour ever since. No other book required! So, let’s talk about complementary colours – these are colours that are opposite each other on the colour wheel. Edwards explains that the true meaning of the word complement is “to make complete” or to “prefect something”.  In colour, complementary colours complete the central role of the primary colours. Here is a phenomenal colour concept which Edwards presents brilliantly and it is sort of jaw dropping in its simplicity. It’s about looking for the after image. “The after image is a ghostly but brilliant apparition of a complementary colour that appears after gazing steadily at a colour, and then shifting your gaze to a uncoloured surface.” Try it now – gaze at the blue square pictured below for about 20 seconds (or if you don’t like gazing at the screen choose a plain but bright colour form your surroundings. Now shift your gaze to blank sheet of white paper. When you look at the white paper a glowing red orange square will magically appear for a few moments. Red orange is the complementary of blue (opposite on the colour wheel). What you are seeing here is one colour contains the other in the after image. This is why complementary colours work so well together. They do this inherently. For some fabulous complementary colours we love Cole and Son’s new Seville collection and in particular, Bougainvillea and Piccadilly. And then for a more edgy flavour try the new collection from John Paul Gaultier – Un Monde Parfait  (a perfect world in English), in particular Precieux Bleu. Top tip:  When you use a coherent method for combining colour you can exclude the possibility of any irrelevant or clashing colour. Colours opposite on the colour wheel give you the most amount of contrast and therefore the most bang for your buck. And don’t forget, the team at Drew Décor are here to help! Want to find out more? Drop into Drew Décor Store, 910 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 8TR for a free design consultation and to see our great collection of top brand wallpapers, paints and window furnishings. And remember, colour is not a mystery, there are tried and tested ways to create rich anchors in colour your composition.

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    • Drew Decor Store | Fabric, Wallpaper & Paint Sheffield | Contact

      Contact You can call us on or you can fill out the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as we possibly can. Thanks for taking the time to stop by. 0114 2169252 Find us The Drew Decor Store is situated on Ecclesall Road in the wonderful city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. You can see exactly where we are and plan your route using the map below. We can't wait to see you. ​ Drew Decor Store, 910 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield. S11 8TR. Store Opening Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 9.30am - 2pm Closed Send Thanks! Message sent.

    • Drew Decor Store | Fabric, Wallpaper & Paint in Sheffield | Home

      Welcome to Drew Decor Store We are more than your ordinary wallpaper, paint and fabric store in Sheffield. Please take a look around and get in touch if you need more information. More info Fabric We have hundreds of curtain and upholstery fabrics from some of the very best brands in the UK. So please call into our shop, sit down, relax and let us guide you through your choices. More on Fabric Wallpaper Whether it’s a feature or an entire home, we can help you find something extra special, ultra-modern, classical, subtle or bold. We can help you find the perfect wallpaper for your home. More on Wallpaper Paint Selecting the right paint used to be difficult. There is just so much choice. But with our intuitive approach we can guide you to the ideal paint choice by the very best manufacturer. More on Paint But why choose us? Why choose a small, independent, family run home interiors shop, over one of the bigger more established and powerful names on the high street or internet? We think it’s simple. We want to build a relationship with our customers. If you need advice we want to help – for free. And if you want to call into the shop and chat with us about the latest trends, latest brands and exciting interior developments we’d love that. Shop Wallpapers Small name. Big service. We have no desire to be the biggest name in interiors. We don’t want our customers to become faceless order numbers. We just want to be the very best at what we do and we want to go about it in a very personal and friendly way and we’re working hard to make that dream come true. If you have dreams of an amazing home with amazing decor then let’s work together to make that happen. Get in touch Interior Obsession We’re completely obsessed by home interiors and helping people realise their home interior dreams and we’re incredibly proud to be able to offer some of the country’s very finest interior design brands from Cole & Son, Sanderson, Morris & Co, Harlequin and Zoffany, through to Anaglypta, Anthology, Clarke & Clarke, Arte, Omexco and many more. Plus we're always on the look out for more new and exciting brands. About us Above & Beyond Service Opulent surroundings. Luxury feel from the moment you walk in Tailored Service. Free delivery at a time to suit you Excellent customer care. A variety of drinks on offer (tea/coffee/bottled water/wine) Ease of choice. Wallpaper samples organised into colour schemes Excellent customer service. Willing to go the extra mile to meet the needs of the customer Professional decorating service. Our team can apply your wallpaper and/or paint if required. Unrivalled flexibility. Offering appointments for exclusivity of the shop outside of shop hours Great choice. Brands include Cole & Son, Zoffany, Sanderson, Harlequin, Morris & Co, Anthology & Anaglypta Real Reviews. Real People. Google Reviews Facebook Reviews Tracy Thornhill decorating shop sheffield This shop is to die for. Not only is it stunningly beautiful, but I felt like a child in a sweet shop looking at the large collection of the most beautiful wallpapers I have ever seen. Suzanne has a good knowledge of the designs and designers she stocks and is so warm and helpful. You really do get excellent customer service when you visit, it's not like going to any decorating shop, it's like being invited into someones home. She makes a decent brew too. Nicola Elliott decorating shop sheffield Called into Drew Decor Store to choose a wallpaper for our lounge. Great friendly service. A coffee whilst choosing wallpaper! Suzanne was very helpful in steering us in the right direction looking through the books and then choosing the right paint colour to go with it. The work has now been completed by Richard and the team. We are really pleased with all aspects of the work, immaculate finish, clean, tidy, friendly and very professional. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending Drew Decor Store and Drew Decor Painters and Decorators. First class job! Lisa Middleton decorating shop sheffield Popped into Drew Decor today and got some paint and wallpaper. Was a retail experience as opposed to just shopping. The owner sat down with me and a glass of wine to go through what I wanted to achieve and then helped me select what was required. Pricing was very reasonable and overall the satisfaction rating was 10/10. A local shop owned by local people with great knowledge I will definitely be making this my go to decor shop. Need a high quality decorator? We can help. Drew Decor Store also offer a first class decorating service using the vast experience and skill of the Drew Decor painting and decorating team, who have developed an outstanding reputation in the Sheffield area. So if you're finding it difficult to find a painter and decorator you can trust to do an outstanding job, we can help. Find out more Latest Blog Posts

    • Drew Decor Store | Fabric, Wallpaper & Paint Sheffield | Customer Service

      Customer Service Drew Decor Store are a family run business dedicated to sourcing and selecting the finest wallpapers and paints from the world's leading designers. if you would like further information on our business or any of our wallpaper and paint. Get in touch ​ Below you will find useful information about our business and our services and we will do all we can to keep this information up to date. If you have any questions or concerns that are not covered below then please and we will endeavor to help. contact us Contact us Returns Form

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