Elements of coral pink will enliven a neutral colour palette. The ombré effect in the curtains is subtly echoed in the cushions and rug.
Serene stripes in soft sepia browns combine effortlessly with whitewashed wood panelling to create a relaxed scheme with a beach-house feel.
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