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Colour Guides

Colour plays a major role in any homes visual identity. It can set the mood, attract attention and even spark emotions – in some cases, it can cause physical reactions, so it’s important to get right. Whether painting or designing, colour guides will help when choosing your choice of hue for wallpaper, furniture or flooring.

With this in mind, you’ll want to ensure you choose the right palette to win over your house guests. That’s where colour theory helpfully steps in. It’s the very study of colour, and a science in itself. So before you start to consider colour choices, read our following colour guides, so you can gain a better understanding behind the meaning of colour.

We will explore the basics of colour theory that you’ll need to get your head around. The colour wheel, colour harmony and the context in which colours can be used correctly in the home. We’ll also give you some tips on colour schemes. Then we’ll take a deeper look at individual colours and how they’re perceived.

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Orange Room Ideas: Add a Splash of Pumpkin Spice to Your Space

Falling for Colour: 10 Ways to Use Pumpkin Spice Orange The season of pumpkin spice and glowing sunsets is here – so welcome in the brisk, colourful days of fall with warm orange décor! With Halloween right around the corner, we had to grab the opportunity to give some love to one of [...]

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How to Decorate with Yellow Accessories

How to Decorate with Yellow Accessories What could be more inviting than a bright pop of yellow accessories in your home? The colour of eternal summer, we can’t think of any shade we would rather come home to on a bleak winter’s day. Or better, a warm spring evening. Light up your house [...]

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10 Bold Ways to Decorate With Yellow In Your Home

Decorating with Yellow All Year Round Sunny, cheerful yellow – it’s simple, happy, almost innocent vibe adds a light-hearted touch to any space. On its own, however, it is a stimulating colour, so potentially has too much spunk for the bedroom. Luckily, it’s an easy-going team player that works well with every other [...]

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Over the Rainbow: Colourful Decor to Celebrate Pride Month

Creative Ideas For a Colourful Modern Home Celebrate LGBT Pride Month by incorporating rainbow accents with a universal appeal. If you're looking for pieces to perk up a dull room, then rainbow is the way to go. Whether your aesthetic is whimsical or slightly more sophisticated, we have just the thing! A [...]

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Ultra Violet: How to Decorate with Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Ultra Violet Décor: How to Add Pantone 2018 into Interiors Whether you lean towards lavender, soft iris or aubergine, purple is indeed a versatile colour – one that symbolises elements of confidence, counterculture, unconventionality, mindfulness and mystical and spiritual qualities. Pantone 2018 colour works great together with reds, bright green and yellow, that’s [...]

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11 Ways to Bring Spring Into Your Home

How to Incorporate Spring Into Your Home After such a long and snowy winter, it is our pleasure to be able to finally write a post about Spring! While every change of season seems to (temporarily) ignite the desire for a fresh start, it seems to be more prevalent when it comes to spring. [...]

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Ultra Violet: Pantone’s 2018 Colour of The Year

Announcing Pantone Colour of The Year 2018 It's the interior design moment we wait for all year, the Pantone Colour of the Year. This is the defining hue that takes its cues from the year behind us, and sets the tone for the year ahead. This year, the colour experts at Pantone followed up [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Colour Guides, Interior Design, Interior Trends|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Interior Design Trends 2018

Upcoming Interior Design Trends for 2018 Whether your 2017 was good or bad, it's finally passed us by and we're into 2018! A new year of interior design is upon us, and we're extremely excited to see what it will bring.  After seeing the multitude of different trends last year, it looks like we’re [...]

  • dark colours a luxurious dark coloured bathroom with a funky bathtub

Decorating Myths Busted: Easy Ways To Decorate With Dark Colours

How To Decorate Your Home With Dark Colours When it comes to decorating with dark colours, we might automatically reach for light neutral paints and wallpapers. Mostly because we imagine that they are more versatile for decorating. However, when it comes to updating your home, there’s really no reason to be afraid of [...]

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8 Tips for Pet-Friendly Rug Decorating (Cats & Dogs)

Conservatories are fantastic if you own a dog and you’re not the type of person to let the dog roam the house at will. If you prefer to keep the dog confined to a couple of downstairs rooms, then it’s great to be able to make use of a conservatory area that attaches to the kitchen and the rest of the home, but that also allows easy access to the garden for your pets!