Unleash Your Homes Potential- Colour Schemes

Unleash Your Homes Potential- Colour Schemes

Mastering Your Home’s Colour Scheme

Whether you're moving into a brand-new home with a blank canvas or looking to redecorate your current space, planning and working with a colour scheme can feel overwhelming. With so many options available, it can be hard to know where to start.

The Ever-Changing World of Trends

Trends in home decor come and go. What's trendy and modern this year might be out of style the next. Therefore, when decorating and painting, it's important to consider the space you're in, what brings you joy, and certain external factors that can affect your choices.

Considering Natural Light

Natural light plays a crucial role in how colours appear in your home. For instance, north-facing and south-facing rooms receive light differently throughout the day, affecting the room’s ambiance and colouring.

  • North-facing rooms benefit from warmer shades such as pink, gold, and yellow tones. These colours help to counteract the cooler light and create a cozy atmosphere.
  • South-facing rooms, on the other hand, look best with soft, paler tones. These shades maximise the feeling of light and space, enhancing the natural sunlight that floods these rooms.

The 60-30-10 Rule

To simplify the decision-making process, consider following the tried and true 60-30-10 rule of interior decorating. This rule provides a balanced approach to colour distribution:

  • 60% of the room should be in the dominant colour. This is usually the walls, large accent pieces, or a rug.
  • 30% is for secondary colour choices. This includes furniture, curtains, and smaller decor elements.
  • 10% is reserved for accents, such as cushions, artwork, and other small decorative items.

Whether you choose a monochromatic theme, complementary colours, or analogous shades, sticking to the 60-30-10 rule ensures a cohesive and well-thought-out space.

Unleash Your Home’s Potential

Explore our inspiration boards to see a variety of colour schemes in action. With a bit of planning and creativity, you can unleash the full potential of your home, creating a space that is both stylish and uniquely yours. Happy decorating!


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