Colour trends may come and go but there are a few key hues that we know will be sticking around. Here at Housetohome we’ve curated our selection of statement paint colours that are going to be big in 2016. From the golden-yellow tone known as ochre to the deep moody blues that look so great with metallics, there are a wealth of gorgeous paint colours around. So whether you are looking to decorate your bedroom or planning a living room overhaul, take a look at this season’s hottest new shades.
Give walls a stunning refresh with this earthy shade of ochre. The Haymarket shade comes in a hardwearing, wipeable and very high opacity emulsion, the perfect choice for interior and exterior walls and ceilings. 2.5L.
Breakfast Room Green is named after the usually east facing rooms designed for early morning repast, and indeed is particularly beautiful in dawn light. It is the most cheerful of all the Farrow & Ball greens because it remains lively whether in bright sunlight or in candlelight. It is particularly effective when used on its own on both walls and woodwork. Price shown for 2.5L.
Farrow & Ball
An intense blue, as though hewn out of carbon black, to produce a fundamental earth tone with power and depth. A soft, wipeable emulsion paint which dries to a chalky matt finish. Suitable for interior walls and ceilings, it provides excellent coverage and colour retention. Easy to apply and little odour. 2.5L.
Soft pink is one of this year’s hottest fashion and interior trends, beautiful when combined with metallic accents. This extremely matt, hard wearing emulsion from Designers Guild has excellent colour saturation and is suitable for use throughout the home. Price shown is for 2.5L.
Intelligent Matt Emulsion is Little Greene’s groundbreaking paint finish. Totally flat and yet completely washable, it’s a quick-drying, environmentally-friendly paint for high-traffic areas where an easy-to-maintain, beautiful, matt finish is desired. Can also be used on woodwork and even radiators. 2.5L.
A water-based paint available in a choice of soft matt finish emulsion (ideal for interior walls and ceilings), a low-sheen eggshell finish (for use on interior woodwork and decorative furniture) and a moisture-resistant version suitable for kitchens and bath. 2.5L.
This vinyl matt emulsion provides excellent opacity and a smooth finish for interior walls and ceilings. With a flawless finish and wipe clean vinyl formulation it is ideal for any general living space. 2.5L.
Wilko’s high quality matt emulsion gives outstanding performance for walls and ceilings. Wilko one coat has a low odour and dries to an even tone to disguise those minor lumps and bumps. Specially developed to cover most interior walls and ceilings in just one coat, making your home gorgeous whilst leaving you more time to put your feet up! 2.5L.
Sanctuary Matt Emulsion is a tough technically advanced emulsion, which dries to a smooth finish ideal for hiding surface imperfections – perfect for interior walls and ceilings. Warm chocolate tone with a flat matt finish. Also suitable for interior woodwork and metal, including radiators. 2.5L.
This warm taupe colour is from Kelly Hoppen’s stunning paint collection for Graham & Brown, designed to work in harmony with her wallpaper and wall art ranges. Easy to apply, offers great depth of colour and is low odour with minimal VOC content. Interior matt emulsion paint, 2.5L.
House of Fraser
This Sapphire Salute emulsion paint has been specially designed to give a stunning finish to your walls and ceilings. Simply apply each coat with a brush or roller and leave for two to four hours to dry. It features outstanding colour protection to help maintain its colour and finish. 1.25L.
Secret Room is an enveloping shade of green that makes for a calming retreat. Perfect for feature walls or painted throughout. Claypaint is a great covering power and a lush, tactile, flat matt finish. Hygroscopic and highly breathable making it ideal for all interior rooms, including bathrooms and kitchens.
Price shown is for 2.5L.