Dress windows with curtains in a monochrome floral to add quiet pattern to a room. A natural wood bench and water-hyacinth floor cushion bring in warmth and texture, while plump cushions dress the sofa in style.
Based on the colours of the classic Aga, these cream-painted units and gleaming black worktops are the ideal choice for a country kitchen. All that’s needed is a few touches of cheerful red in the blind and accessories and you have a welcoming scheme.
When you’ve a limited palette of neutrals for walls, floor and furniture, indulging in a few decorative buys in tangy citrus green and dusky blue will perk up a living-room scheme. If you tire of them, it’s easy to refresh the look with new colours.
Create a soothing space to bathe by decorating in mushroom tones. Tongue-and-groove panelling is perfect for giving a bathroom a country look, while large-scale porcelain floor tiles continue the neutral theme.