Alongside holidaying we have been very busy re-decorating the Toddlers Bedroom. Progress isn’t very quick and it’s happening bit by bit. Just as well then that Dulux very kindly provided us with some of their Ecosense Paint. Now, I have to say that I would not recommend anyone get paint delivered by a courier as this did contribute a little to an incredibly bad day I was having. Basically the courier managed to break one of the tins and presented me with a cardboard box full of paint. Hmmm. Anyhow, this is not the fault of Dulux, but of a courier company who use the word ‘link’ as part of their name.
One of the main worries about decorating kids bedrooms is the potential harmful chemical stink created by paint. In fact it is actually recommended that you paint a baby’s nursery room 3 months before you put them into it. This is one reason why we have avoided decorating. However, all this changes with Ecosense paint as Dulux has virtually eliminated volatile organic compounds meaning no lingering odour and the possibility of safe decorating. From the one wall we have painted so far, this is indeed true and I felt confident letting Toddler boy return to sleep in his bedroom. Once we have done the other walls I will produce a little Vlog tour!
Ecosense paint is the sort of paint that you can feel virtuous about and it has half the carbon and water footprint of the standard paint and the range has cut waste by 50 per cent. This can only be a good thing. The range has a good selection of colours, we chose the Bellflower Blue for Toddler Boys room. However, I am tempted to be radical with our lounge and paint a few walls a different colour to cream and I quite like Beach Storm for this purpose.
I use a lot of paint at work as we are continually changing our temporary exhibition gallery and I can honestly say that this has to be the best paint that I have come across in a long time, entirely due to the lack of odour. If I can find appropriate colours in the range, we will be using this in the future for all decorating projects. Its competitively priced, produces the results you would expect from Dulux paint and has all the green credentials you would hope for in this day and age. I fully expect that this paint will be a ‘must have’ for all parents.