Decorating with country colours – 10 of the best

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Welcome a new colour scheme into your home with some calming country colours. Warm and inviting, a hint of country colour will bring an easy, relaxing feel to your rooms. Blending traditional and elegant decor together with brighter shades and floral prints will create a look that is reminiscent of a modern country cottage, even in a chic city town house.

If you’re taste are quite subtle, a neutral backdrop can still create a pretty country home. Opt for elegant stripes in dove grey and white for a fresh and serene bedroom. A similar colour choice will work wonders in more functional rooms, such as the bathroom and kitchen. Pale colours and minimalist design will keep the rooms light and spacious, but with the right extras, still have that country feel. Or try adding just a touch of bright colour by teaming a light grey sofa with pink cushions in mismatched floral prints in the living room.

Opting for just one colour in various shades will achieve an alternative take on the trend. Match green blinds and cushions on a white window seat, or create a yellow feature wall in the living area as a contrasting antidote to pristine white furniture.

Mixing bright blue and pink is a great way to design a children’s bedroom that they will just love to wake-up in. If you want to achieve something similar in more grown-up rooms, deep red hues on both the walls and the floor will be warm and inviting, as well as making a bold statement.

Pink and grey country living room

Update a soft grey sofa with piles of cushions in bold floral designs and for windows choose pink ditsy rose curtains.
 
Similar sofa
Multiyork

Similar cushions
Liberty; Folksy; JAB Anstoetz

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