the rules for coloured walls

Real Living (Australia) - - HOMES -

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Limit your­self to no more than three colours in to­tal. If you’d like to use more, choose a lighter or darker shade of one of those colours.

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Keep the look co­he­sive by se­lect­ing colours that work in har­mony. Here, Cathrine has gone for muted shades of blue, pink and green.

3

Older homes where rooms are more sep­a­rate lend them­selves to dif­fer­ent colours. Add white trims and keep floors neu­tral for bal­ance.

“THE ANGOLANS LIKE BOLD DEC­O­RA­TION, WHILE IN SOUTH AFRICA IT’S ABOUT CRAFTS AND SUR­PRIS­ING COLOUR COM­BI­NA­TIONS”

Book nook The dusty green and pink colour com­bi­na­tion is an ideal choice for the li­brary, where Cathrine has paired a vin­tage fringed Hans-Agne Jakob­s­son lamp­shade and Poul Kjaer­holm “PK22” anniversary chair with a more con­tem­po­rary Ikea daybed and LRNCE cush­ion.Trea­sured pieces In the master bed­room, a yellow-tiled ta­ble from Warm Nordic holds Mu­rano glass vases col­lected over a pe­riod of time. The shapely mir­ror is from Gubi.

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