Black and white is a bold combination. It can be dramatic and glamorous, the epitome of sophistication! When designing a monochromatic or achromatic scheme particularly in an area such as a bedroom there are some important things to consider.
A cream/Magnolia colour scheme often gets a bad rep because it’s boring! Not so!! A neutral base tone creates a backdrop to a space and allows the beauty of your furnishings and accessories to shine through. The secret is to use textures, patterns, furnishings, artwork and accessories to create interest.
Black and yellow is a powerful mix. We associate yellow with sunshine (remember that) happiness, and optimism. It stimulates the senses and is perfect when combined with strong sophisticated darker tones of black and grey.
The Pantone Colour Institute selected Emerald Green as the 2013 colour of the year. Pantone describe the shade as “Lively, Radiant Lush. A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our well-being, balance and harmony
One can’t argue that the spectacular colours of Autumn is truly one of natures greatest wonders. The leaves changing from green, to orange, yellow, purple, brown as they fall to the ground. So it’s little wonder that those same autumnal tones of orange; greens and browns have been very popular colour palette in recent years.
The evenings may be closing in and autumn/winter is approaching (did it ever leave, I hear you ask). But dark dreary evenings doesn’t mean dark dreary interiors. Brighten up your home this autumn with these colourful ideas.
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