With a stripe of colour along the door frame and skirting board (and some bright triangle art), a TV room gets a little more electric. Paint dipping is an easy way to update old accessories in a flash. Here it adds colourful appeal to a collection of baskets and bowls. A humdrum kitchen hub is jettisoned into the 21st century with a quirky paint effect that uses trompe loeil and ultra-trendy colour-blocking. A wonky, weathered table is cleft in two and invigorated with a shot of electric pink. The result is a desk that brings an office to life. A slick of paint and a touch of imagination transforms a vintage find into an on-trend seat. Its a bold, bright trend that can light up any space. And it can work wonders in the bright light of an outdoor area. Weve got all the tips you need to colour block an exterior wall in your home Painting a space isnt just about choosing a suitable colour. Its also about the finish you want to achieve, and the type of paint you want to use. Heres whats trending this season and how to bring it into your home. In this colourful lounge, a cross-stitch motif is simplified to create a contemporary, pixelated feature wall. Crockery and creativity collide in this entrance hall, where visual interest is achieved by juxtaposing antique painted plates with stenciled plate designs.