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Diving into Deep Colours for Your Home

Diving into Deep Colours for Your Home
BOLD COLOURS WILL BRING EXUBERANCE AND VIBRANCY TO YOUR SPACE
Give your living space a confident, vibrant look by applying a deep, saturated colour on the walls. A bold colour, even when used in limited doses, can add excitement to any room. Bold colour palettes are impressive, inspiring and have many advantages. They are the colours most effective in creating ambiance, enhancing architectural features, and supporting interior design styles and décor themes. If you are concerned about the colour’s impact on your space and wonder whether the colour will be overwhelming, try using a bold colour in small amounts. Perhaps you are unsure about whether you can coordinate and decorate with a deeper colour. You’ll find that using bold hues in smaller spaces or in defined areas will minimize the colour presence in your home and be an easier adjustment.
TRY BOLD COLOURS IN SMALL DOSES
If you are not ready to commit to a bold palette in your main living areas, an excellent way to explore bold colours is to use them in areas that are smaller and more intimate. Bathrooms are excellent starting points. Take a conservative approach and paint an accent wall, or dive in and paint the entire room. A wall in rich brick red or deep raspberry will create drama, excitement and warmth. The kitchen is also a wonderful yet sometimes overlooked place to apply an intense colour. Either the walls themselves or the cabinetry can be enhanced with an addition of brilliant colour, such as a Tuscan red or a mandarin orange. Children love bold, vibrant colours. Paint your children’s rooms with a vivid colour palette to bring joy and happiness to their day.
This young girl’s bedroom is bright and engaging. The deep plum colour of the accent wall is the perfect backdrop for her favorite pictures, dolls, and books.
ALMOND KISS
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PALAIS WHITE
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MARMALADE GLAZE
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MONOCHROMATIC, ANALOGOUS OR
COMPLEMENTARY COLOUR PALETTES
Bold colours can be used in the three basic design schemes: monochromatic, analogous, and complementary. Monochromatic palettes use different shades from the same family; for example, a light creamy peach combined with a deep burnt orange. When creating a room with a monochromatic scheme, make sure to maintain a balance between the colours to present a harmonious appearance. Analogous palettes employ colours that lie next to each other on the colour wheel. Vibrant fuchsia, in coordination with a soft lavender, makes a stunning combination. Analogous palettes work well together because of the close relationship between the colours. Complementary colour palettes are formed by pairing opposing colours on the colour wheel. Red and green, yellow and violet, and blue and orange are examples of complementary palettes. When complementary colours are paired together, they enhance one another, making each colour appear more vibrant and pure.
A Monochromatic, Analogous, and Complementary colour scheme.
TRANSFORM YOUR SPACE
The presence of colour exerts an amazing influence. This influence can transform a space and re-energize your perspective of your home. The right colours, selected and placed with care, can change an open, simple space into a rich and cozy retreat, or turn a high traffic area into a serene crossing. Bold colour can fill your home with light, emotion and add atmosphere to your living spaces.
The deep, smoky blue wall colour gives this game room a seductive and moody atmosphere, ideal for late night card games.