They say that one is the loneliest number, so give your favourite colour a new pal with these 6 dreamy colour combos
From pretty pinks to eye-popping yellows, find six beautiful ways to boost your scheme with these perfect colour pairings.
1. Slate and sorbet
Think greys are dull? Think again! Oust your painterly pessimism with warm hits of pink; start with a scheme in cool steely tones, then choose a statement piece of furniture in daring fuchsia for a bright pop of colour. Complete with a jelly picture, naturally.
2. Navy and pillarbox red
Not for the faint-hearted, this dynamic duo is a fast-track to a statement scheme. Uniform pops of tomato red stand out against a soothing navy background, whilst white splashes of colour add a nautical twist. Aye aye captain!
3. Concrete and terracotta
Take inspiration from the earth’s palette with a cool
concrete vibe; a jagged stone table and tactile wallpaper in slate grey
add a raw, industrial feel. Give your scheme an edge with bright bursts
of terracotta – if in doubt, choose an Arne Jacobsen-style Egg chair for
instant cool points.
4. Dove grey and lemon
Stuck in a grizzly grey rut? Cast your eye over this versatile
pairing. From statement furniture to delicate accessories, sharpen up
soft grey with bursts of zesty citrus for a fresh Scandi look that packs
a punch. It’s a match made in colour heaven!
5. Mustard and teal
Not just for hotdogs, a dash of mustard quickly adds depth to a room’s scheme. Team this moody hue with peacock green for a Seventies-inspired look with plenty of bite.
6. Pebble and brick
Warm up a cool neutral scheme by teaming pretty pebble with bold brick hues. Opt for grey-white furniture and stone-coloured walls, then add accessories in bold shades of orange for an earthy, Mediterranean-inspired palette. Feeling adventurous? Add interest with soft furnishings in gentle geometrics or elegant damasks.
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