Painting Ideas 2017-05-31T14:34:22+00:00

Painting Ideas

The Best Interior Design Trends This Spring

It is the perfect time of year to give the house a good Spring clean and a new lease of life. Here at Pat Mcdonnell Paints we have comprised a list of our top favourite interior design trends for Spring 2018.


Blush Crush

Blush is the new black, and you don’t have to be a millennial to love it. Blush may certainly have been a big trend in 2017 but it’s going nowhere. It is still a much loved colour in 2018 and it will get ever more popular.

Heart Wood

New Year, New Room | Interior Design Trends 2018

To help get you off to a good start this new year we at Pat McDonnell Paints have some of our favourite colours and interior design trends that will be popping up in 2018 to share with you.


Home at Christmas | 5 Quick Idea’s

At Pat McDonnell Paints we have made a list of our top 5 quick and easy interior design ideas and decor inspiration for your home this Christmas.

Make a small room appear bigger

10 Home Decor Ideas That Will Transform Your Home

We have some clever interior design tricks that will change the feel of your living space without the price tag.

Home Decor Apps That Will Help With DIY Pat McDonnell paints

Our Favourite Interior Design Apps

With the right apps, updating your home has never been easier. We have gathered ten of our favourite interior design apps to help you with your DIY projects.

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Top Tips for Choosing a colour scheme - Pat McDonnell Paints

5 Tips For Choosing A Colour Scheme

Need help choosing the best paint colour scheme for your home? Our five vital pieces of advice for you will solve your painting dilemmas.

Navy is the new grey: colour trends at pat mcdonnell paints

Is Navy is the New Grey?

Ultra chic and modern, get to know the colour of the moment. Our colour consultant Ger Cooney gives us the top trending paint shades to use for the year ahead.


The Key Neutral Colour Groups

Want to know which neutral group suits your colour taste? Farrow & Ball have designed six colour palettes that will allow you to ensure your base paint colours are perfect for your home.


Midlands 103: Interview with our Colour Consultant Sinead

Sinead from our Athlone Store sat down with Midlands 103 to discuss paint, colour and lots more!

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