Go with cool chalky pastels to stop this look becoming too sugary sweet. lemon, blush, sky blue, lilac and mint are all soft and sophisticated ice cream hues that will work well together.
For a country-chic scheme, accessorise with pastel gingham or polka dot fabrics. alternatively, go for grown-up chinoiserie-style floral prints containing blooms and birds to complement your design.
keep your flooring pale and simple with either clean whitewashed wooden floorboards, or by laying a cosy, deep-pile cream carpet.
Fabric shades make the look feel soft and tactile, and come in a wealth of colours. enamel desk and pendant lights now come in delicious sorbet tones to coordinate with a pastel palette.
it’s all about comfort when it comes to choosing furniture, so go for upholstered ottomans and armchairs. Pale wood is perfect paired with pastel fabrics.