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

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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!

Cooks Garden: Colourtrend - Colour Focus by Pat McDonnell Paints

Colour of The Season: Gorgeous Green

From olive to emerald, mint to jade, there has been a significant emergence of this colour in interiors, furnishings and fashion in 2017.

Colour Wheel Advice Pat McDonnell Paints

Understanding the Colour Wheel

Painters, decorators and designers alike all use the colour wheel to help with their painting projects. We’ve broken it down so you can use the colour wheel to choose the perfect colour scheme for your space.


Who Is Our Galway Colour Consultant?

We have a qualified and professional in store colour consultant in our Galway store that will help you with all of your home decor queries. Who are they? Find out now!

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