Within your home, you may find a number of small nooks that are overlooked when it comes to style and décor. However, adding a touch of colour can be a fast way to elevate these areas into enticing, stylish spaces. Dulux colour featured: Shetland Lace and White on White™
Smaller living areas often go unnoticed, but with the right approach, many of these can be easily transformed into spaces you will look forward to spending time in. Rooms like laundries, libraries, nurseries, playrooms, and studies are an invitation for new touches of luxury in your home.
Here are four ways you can use colour to elevate small spaces within your home.
When it comes to painting your interior, don’t feel confined to the outline of your walls. Instead, consider bringing more dimension into your room through geometry.
Vertical lines of , and on a white wall, for example, can make things look higher, while horizontal portions of can make a space feel wider. Round patterns on the other hand can create a sense of refreshing softness.
Blues can create a tranquil and calming atmosphere in your home. Dark blues can add sophistication and moodiness to the space whilst lighter blues can add a sense of calm. Blue is a versatile colour and can be easily schemed with many other colours for the interior or exterior.
Monochromatic schemes can be used to make spaces look larger, so it’s little wonder they’ve become so popular in recent years.
An interior palette of and ties together various shades of the same colour to create a more expansive feel. As with all monochromatic schemes, you’ll be pulling your shades from the same slice of the colour wheel, so don’t get too daring with your combinations.
Pinks are versatile, uplifting and easy to decorate with. From serene and sophisticated to deep and jewelled, pinks can brighten up a space in your home. Muted soft, powdery and subtle pinks are perfect for creating a tranquil space in nurseries and bedrooms or as an accent in a room whilst dusty pinks can add interest and work beautifully as a feature wall colour. Hot pinks can be bright and cheerful, great for features inside and out. Deeper pinks are ideal for highlighting key details and perfect for your front door.
When it comes to small spaces, it often pays to tread softly. Tones like off-white, blues, browns and greens can similarly bring a more spacious feel to any nook.
Take the on the walls and of the ceiling in the study space pictured below. The neutrality and versatility of the white pairs effortlessly with the mauve undertones of the walls to make it feel more warm and inviting.
Natural White™ is the lightest of warm whites and also one of our most popular. Loved by home renovators and interior designers alike, this versatile white will brighten any space. It is perfect for main walls inside and out and ideal for exterior features. It never fails to impress.
When it comes to your home, being creative with colour is the key to infusing luxury everywhere you look.
Even the smallest spaces can be brought to life with a new coat of paint, as long as it possesses the durability and quality finish that will do justice to your vision from day one. That’s why it always pays to paint with and .
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