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: Mason Bay Double and Gentle Annie.
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 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.
Painting your ceiling the same color as your walls can draw the eye up, which creates the illusion of a larger room and higher ceilings. This calming and ethereal bedroom from the features , a sophisticated dusty pink on the walls and the ceiling.
This study nook space below features two colours from the Dulux Colour Forecast 2023, which is an elegant warm neutral, and the earthy green . Selecting two warm earthy colours and running them from floor to ceiling, as illustrated here, wraps the room in warmth.
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.
Charteris Bay is soft duck egg blue that is a perfect shade for bedrooms, bathrooms or laundries. Team it with Haast Half or the inky dark blue of Black Reef.
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.
Pairing and ties together similar shades of 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.
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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