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We’re now Little Greene Paint & Wallpaper Stockists!

At Sophie Sews we like to offer quality products for your interior design projects that will compliment your Sophie Sews curtains, blinds and accessories. We are stockists of a range of designer fabrics and furniture, but now are branching out to become a stockist of paints and wallpapers. This allows us to offer our customers an extended interior design service all under one roof from our shop in Horsell, Woking.

Below we explain why we chose the Little Greene company as our choice of paint and wallpaper supplier.

 

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About Little Greene Paint & Wallpaper

Little Greene is an independent British manufacturer offering a wide range of beautiful high-quality paint and wallpaper choices, including an English Heritage range. They are extemely environmentally conscious and offer a range of paints and wallpapers that are eco friendly.

Little Greene paint colours Horsell Surrey

Our Little Greene paint charts

 

They were one of the first British paint manufacturers to achieve the European environmental standard. All their paints and wallpapers are manufactured in the UK, so you are supporting the ‘best of British’ by purchasing Little Greene products.

 

Little Greene Paint

Little Greene paints

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Little Greene use many of the old materials that were used in the past to produce high-quality paints that are socially and environmentally responsible, from heritage to eco to garden ranges. Their paints have over 40% more pigments than ordinary paints which gives a unique depth of colour.

Their water-based paints are virtually odour-less due to the VOC level being virtually zero. If you prefer oil-based paints for durability and finish, these are now made with sustainable vegetable oils.

Little Greene child safe paints horsell woking surrey

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If you are painting a children’s room, nursery or even their furniture, you know your little ones will be safe hands with their Eggshell paints that meet the ‘Toy Paint Regulations’ that are free from toxic metals. These paint ranges are: Absolute Mat Emulsion, Intelligent Matt Emulsion and Intelligent Eggshell.

 

Little Greene Wallpaper

The wallpaper collections by Little Greene compliment their paint colours and are designs based on long-forgotten achives. Little Greene print on the finest grade of papers using specialist printing methods to produce wallpapers that have luxury textures and appearance. They also have long durability and longevity so it’s worth the investment in these wallpapers.

Little Greene wallpapers

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In keeping with their eco-friendly credentials, their wallpaper is made from sustainable forests and the inks are non-toxic, whilst their wallpaper paste contains no solvents.

 

Little Greene English Heritage Colours

Little Greene joined forces with English Heritage to research and produce a range of paints that cover key periods in decoration from history, from early Georgian to the 1970’s. On the colour card the Heritage Colours are marked with the historical period to which they relate.

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Extending this partnership, English Heritage opening up their wallpaper archive to the Little Greene company so they could produce collections of wallpaper that were found during the restorations of some of England’s greatest historic buildings. The collections range from beautiful prints to flocks using metallic finishes and vivid colours, with complementary paint colours available.

English Heritage

Little Greene contribute to English Heritage funds from every sale of their paint and wallpaper, helping to protect and restore historical properties for the future.

 

Have a great weekend everyone!

Sophie x