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How to decorate with red
Red is a bold colour that’s full of drama, and needn’t be overpowering. Here’s how to make red work in your home…
Paint one feature wall in red and keep the others neutral to balance out the intensity of colour.
Add accents of red in fabrics and accessories, and leave the remainder in black and neutral to create contrast.
Accessorise with stylised patterns to add detail to a boldly coloured room.
Choose dark wood furniture to continue the sophisticated feel of the room and to contrast with the bold red.
Go for light-coloured flooring and curtains to lift the scheme. Curtains can be plain or have a simple, stylised print.