COLOUR CHECK­LIST

Real Living (Australia) - - HOMES -

Feel­ing in­spired by Dami­ano’s colour­ful home? Here’s what to con­sider when go­ing down the rain­bow path… Con­fi­dence is key Colour se­lec­tion is ex­tremely per­sonal, so try not to be swayed by trends or other people’s opin­ions. This is your home and you should go with a colour (or colours) that you love. Try be­fore you buy Colour can have a strong ef­fect on your mood, so grab some paint swatches and sam­ple pots from the hard­ware store and spend time liv­ing with a colour to en­sure that it makes you feel good! Warm vs cool Cool colours like greens and blues can help en­large a small space, while warm shades like reds and or­anges add cosi­ness to a big room – so choose ac­cord­ingly. Still not con­vinced?

If paint­ing seems too per­ma­nent for you, don’t do it. Add colour via fur­ni­ture, art­works and green­ery in­stead.

Sweet ce­ram­ics Red-rimmed hand­made ce­ram­ics in sim­ple shapes blend per­fectly with Dami­ano’s hand­crafted ta­ble. Sleep city Dami­ano opted for a calm­ing sky blue in his bed­room, with a head­board cov­ered in vin­tage Ralph Lau­ren wall­pa­per. The an­i­mal theme...

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