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How To Introduce Colour Into Your Home

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If you typically shy away from brights, but crave some colour in your home, we’ve some clever ways to introduce new hues with varying commitment. Dusky pinks and soft blues pair perfectly with hazy greys and are an ideal starting point for the colour-shy. Read on for 7 easy ideas…

1. Art
Rather than buying art to match your interiors, instead buy pieces you love, that reflect your taste and you will never tire of it.

Sue Montgomery Archen Mixed Media On Board

archen, mixed media on board by Sue Montgomery  

2. Feature Wall
Forget metallic flocks and overdone damasks, a feature wall can be contemporary and will make a big impact if you go bold. Geometric is the graphic trend that isn’t going anywhere, so if you’re a fan, try mix and matching complementary colours.

Fired Earth GEOMETRICS

Fired Earth

3. Paint
It may be the obvious solution, but don’t limit yourself to single shade. Just as the eye does not see colours in isolation, the whole room needs to be considered. This grey-pink pairs well with dark greys and natural finishes. Step back from your wall paint and look for ancillary colours for wood, ceilings and floor before making firm decisions.

Peignoir-1 Farrow And Ball

Farrow & Ball

5. Seating
Whether it is in our living room, dining room, kitchen or home office, we spend the majority of our time sitting! Adding pops of colour is easy through stools, cushions and throws.

Lukki Stool Finnish Design Shop

Finnish Design Shop

6. Plants
An easy way to instantly add colour is to fill your home with plants and fresh flowers. Vibrant greens of succulent and cacti are a welcome contrast against both white and colourful walls.

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Anna Salvador

7. Tops in Tableware
With a wealth of ceramic talent in Ireland, we’re spoilt for choice. Add colour to your mealtime with these oh-so-pretty bowls from Danu Ceramics.

DANUDesignerCeramics CocoBowl

Danu Ceramics

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