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Choosing the right paint colours for you is the first step in creating a home you'll love. Colour can establish warmth and create calm and cosiness, it can be joyful and exuberant, expressing character and individuality. Your colour palette will inform your choice of furniture and accessories, flooring, surfaces and finishes. Here are 30 on-trend paint colours from the new House Beautiful paint collection at Homebase. Your new decorating scheme is only moments away.
The House Beautiful paint collection will launch exclusively at Homebase, spanning six colour stories – Mono Tones, the must-have grey shades, Earth Notes, the myriad colours of a setting sun, Moody Hues, a family of dramatic purples, Think Pink, the perfect edit of pink shades, Boutique Blues, a collection of cool modern tones, and Back to Nature, our earthy greens – each encapsulating our ethos of modern living and affordable style. (Photo: Jake Seal)
Combining timeless hues and energising brights – from a fiery red to an earthy green – an imaginative and intriguing mix of timeless tones and artful brights comprises Pantone's autumn/winter colour trends for 2022. Straight from the runway for London Fashion Week, let these colours inspire your interiors.
Put vibrant pink on your radar for 2022 because Orchid Flower, a saturated magenta, is WGSN and Coloro's Colour of the Year for 2022. Inspired by the tropical orchid plant, with its long-lasting flowers and distinct scent, this trans-seasonal hue is versatile and luxurious, with a strong connection to nature.
Countless studies have revealed the positive psychological and physical effects of colour in the home, from encouraging productivity and alertness, to helping you drift off at night. Follow the link for our tips and tricks for adding a splash of colour to every room in your home ahead of winter...
Bright Skies is the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2022! This airy, light blue is uplifting, optimistic and bursting with joy. Do you love it? If you want to know how you can use this colour in your home to reinvigorate your living space, watch this video to find out!
Bright Skies is the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2022. This airy, light blue signals a desire for a fresh start and a wave of hope and optimism. The paint colour works for small spaces, brightening up a living room alcove, or used on a ceiling. See all the ways you can use Bright Skies in your home.
We are all for plain white walls, simple neutrals, and slick monochromes in the home. But when it comes to choosing colour combinations, striking the correct balance of warm and cool, bright and moody, bold and soft can be tricky. We've collated 14 colour scheme ideas you should try in your home, and some that may surprise you...
Create a cosy, relaxing retreat in a living room or lounge (perfect for reading a good book). Get a window view, a rocking armchair and calming wall colours, from neutrals and whites to soft pink. Pictured here: Sulking Room Pink (No. 295) is a romantic and muted rose from Farrow & Ball.
Rust-Oleum has launched its first ever wall paint in a range of 16 classic colours including neutrals, greys, blues and greens. The paint manufacturer is well-known for its extensive range of furniture paint, but now with the launch of its chalk-derived wall paint, households can achieve a luxurious, modern matt finish for interior walls and ceilings at home. Looking to redecorate your living room or the hallway? The Chalky Finish Wall Paint boasts a 'scrubbable, stain resistant formula.
First Light, a soft and dusky pink, is Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year for 2020. Described as a 'cheery, rosy hue', the versatile shade was chosen to 'reflect the air of positivity' upon entering a new decade. This delicate, airy pink hue is a refreshing alternative to other warm neutrals such as cream or beige. #pink #benjaminmoore #colourpop #trends
Graham & Brown has named Adeline, a rich bottle-green, as its Colour of the Year for 2020. Described as an 'oxygenating, fresh tone', the statement hue 'balances the ever-increasing amount of technology making its way into the home, echoing a wider interiors trend which looks to biophilic design to inspire healthier, happier homes'. Adeline borrows the first name of Adeline Virginia Woolf, the pioneering author and founding member of the Bloomsbury Group. #green #colourideas #trends
Dulux has named Tranquil Dawn, a hazy pale green, as its Colour of the Year for 2020. The soft green hue is said to reflect a growing desire to understand what it is to be human at a time when advances in technology are making us feel increasingly disconnected from each other. Mass production, digitisation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have improved aspects of living but 'the lack of human connection has made life poorer - and all the more chaotic,' explains Dulux. #trends
Navy blue has been revealed as the most relaxing colour in the world by papermakers G.F. Smith. Over 26,000 participants were involved in the study, which was conducted in association with the University of Sussex, to discover which hue was the most tranquil. Featured in this living room with a fireplace, standout wallpaper, gold-rimmed furniture and beautiful light shades, it creates a stunning look. Image: Rachel Whiting #interiors #livingroom #paint #navyblue #colour
Grey is an extremely versatile colour that comes in many shades from oh-so-pale to nearly-black. Whether you're decorating your living room or bathroom, mix it up and create a whole new and exciting look by teaming grey with stunning colours from crisp white to grass green, and pastel pink to deep teal. (Photo: Vanessa Arbuthnott). #grey
Farrow & Ball has just revealed its two new must-have colours for 2019, and you're about to see these shades everywhere. The British paint brand say the shift away from neutrals will continue this year, as we embrace rich and dramatic hues to cocoon us from a troubling world. De Nimes (a bluey grey) and Sulking Room Pink will provide a good dose of nostalgia, soothing the mind and soul.
Yellow isn't a colour just for summer. Seeing as it's the colour that makes us happiest and boosts our mood, it's actually a pretty good idea to ensure this vibrant hue is in our living space all year round. Heralded as the new shade du jour under the name of Gen Z Yellow, yellow inspires optimism, confidence and brightness and can make a room feel warmer.