5 colour rules that should be broken

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While they’re there to help you avoid decorating disaster, certain colour ‘rules’ actually make no sense. We’re here to show you why, starting with this bold bedroom in a spectrum of sunset shades.

The myth: Bright colours such as these might jar with one another, and create an uncomfortable space. 

Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Adrian Briscoe
Image credit: Adrian Briscoe
Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Antony Crolla
Image credit: Antony Crolla

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