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Inspirational Images

From pretty pastels to bold statement rooms, allow us to inspire you with a selection of stunning images.

Each image is a composition of layers.  The more you look the more you will see.

This is how I spend my spare time – just looking & observing how a room is put together and what makes it work.

At the end of this blog I’ve added some links you may find helpful for your own Inspirational Images.

Velvet is without a doubt my favourite fabric.  It’s luxurious to look at & smooth to the touch.
This image shows that by mixing different textures as shown in the cushions, you create a more relaxed look to the formality of the velvet sofa.

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A statement wall mural adding a more playful feel to the room with the monkey behind the palm frond and then a formal antique gilded sofa in the foreground.
A modern twist has been added to the sofa with the lighter coloured piped seat & two sized cushions in a tone of the sofa fabric.

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Black and white – such a classic look.
A mixture of traditional & modern elements have been added to this room.
The button detailed sofa in a mid century shape, a purple sofa & then black and white accessories, many of them older pieces and then a modern white lamp added.
This is a multi layered room that works well due to its thoughtful limitation of only 3 colours – black, white & purple.

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The simplicity of this room is what makes it work.
A non working fireplace stacked with perfectly sized wood in a tone that mirrors the button detailed leather ottomans in the foreground.
All artwork doesn’t need to be hung as is shown on the mantle here with these sketches propped against the wall.
The round mirror works well with all of the square and rectangular shapes in the room, while the flowers & plant add an overall softness.

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An oversized mirror anchors this traditionally decorated room and then the twist comes in the floorboards and
skin rug (faux is always best) giving it a modern look.

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Simplicity with an unadorned parquet floor, oversized window & stunning plasterwork makes this space a stand out.

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Double height windows, a sunny room, gorgeous outlook & enough books to last many hours of reading.
Now this is a library you would want to spend hours and hours in.

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Another simple room on first appearance but look further and that black vaulted ceiling is far from simple.
A white subway tiled floor is an unusual choice for a floor, yet works well with the Scandinavian inspired dining table and chairs.

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Bringing the outdoors in with the seamless transition of these metal and glass doors & windows.
Oh to have the space for a structure as stunning as this!

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Pretty in pink.
Classic shapes and architecture come alive with a silver leather sofa in a traditional Chesterfield and then a modern take on a classic chandelier.
This room is pretty & welcoming with it’s layering of pastel and assorted size cushions and mirror mimicking the plasterwork on the wall.

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Simple, elegant and timeless.
The layering in this room is subtle in the different pattern of the chairs at either end of the dining table
& the wallpaper behind the console is again white and grey, yet ever so subtle.

The Style Project BlogA classic fireplace with a marble surround and no hearth gives this room a contemporary look.
With gas fires there’s no need for a hearth and more floor space is allocated without one.
Sconces either side of the above mantle mirror will add a warm glow to this room of an evening.
Black, white & soft pinks add to this classic room.

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While not everyone will love the darkness of this space, look at what just one colour in one piece of furniture can do to a room.
Layers of black and then a pop of mustard velvet – I love it!

[ALL IMAGES SOURCED FROM PINTEREST]

Here are some links you might find helpful in your quest to recreate some of these rooms.

Warwick Fabrics

Kaizen Tiles

Dulux

Porters Paints

Blinds In Style

The Rug Collection

Vivian Grace Fine Linens

Cafe Lighting & Living

& for Wallpaper & Upholstery  – The Style Project
We offer an extensive range of wallpapers that our expert installer applies
&
Our custom upholstery utilises the skills of our master upholsterer bringing life to old & new furniture

 

If you have any favourite images send them in – I’d love to see them.

 

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Renovating your Bathroom

 

Must haves when renovating your bathroom

#1
Manage your budget

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You’ve decided to finally renovate your bathroom so now it’s time to consider a number of factors.

Are you handy enough to do the work yourself?
Without building experience I would have to say no.  Waterproofing is vital, as is tiling correctly.
I can walk into a bathroom and if a tile is out even by a few millimetres it’s screamily obvious.
Do the floor and wall grouts match up?  If not, again it just looks wrong.

You will need quality items and while there are always bargains to be had,
select carefully as many retailers will not refund.
Be prepared to be realistic about your budget and don’t skimp on important items.

Ensure you have allowed for the purchase of all your “PC”items.
Prime Cost items include a bath, vanity, mirror, taps etc.

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#2
If space permits – add a bath

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A bath is a definite in any bathroom that can accommodate one.

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Find the space and increase the equity in your home.

 #3
What height should that be?

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Whenever we’re coming to the stage of installing vanities & mirrors I always have the client there with the builder so that they can see exactly where it will be in relation to their height.
There are so many variables with different heights and requirements for the owners.
While you always need to bear in mind that you may sell, you also need to be comfortable when shaving/applying make up.

#4

Lighting is key

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Have you ever been away for what should have been a fabulous weekend only to find you can barely see in the bathroom, applying make up is difficult and you’re not sure what you look like until you’re out at dinner and catch sight of yourself.
Don’t make this mistake with your new bathroom.

These Gold Leaf wall sconces from Regency Distribution will make a stunning addition either side of a bathroom mirror.

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I also like dimmers for all rooms and with a bathroom they’re perfect for dialling up for make up or dialling down for taking a leisurely bath of an evening.

#5
Seek the help of a professional

The Style Project - Renovating your Bathroom[ALL IMAGES SOURCED FROM PINTEREST]

I mentioned earlier when planning your budget that it’s so important to only take on work if you have experience.
Even having the time to manage your project can be so much more than you anticipated.
Use the help of professionals and get it right the first time.
My golden rule with bathrooms is that tilers are worth their weight in gold!  Get the tiling right & you’re half way there.

Reece Bathrooms & Beaumont Tiles both offer invaluable customer service & are a brilliant starting off point when renovating your bathroom.

We’d love to see your renovation – email images to info@thestyleproject.com.au

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Winter Decorating – Baby it’s cold outside!

It’s time for some
Winter Decorating

There’s nothing better on a chilly day than walking through your front door to be greeted by the warmth & comfort of your home.

An excellent start begins with heating and insulation, along with sealed doors & windows.

Then there’s the decorating side of things where warmth can be added through the addition of textures and layering.  Rugs, throws & cushions along with drapes to block out winter drafts  from your windows.

Winter Decorating

This faux fur rug looks like the perfect spot for a “dog” nap

Winter Decorating

Add a throw to an armchair as an instant winter warmer.
This simple corner is both classic and timeless.

Winter Decorating
Black, white & tan aren’t the only reasons this room has a feeling of warmth.
The textures are perfection.  From the basket weaves to the assorted patterns, the combinations
layered in this space work beautifully.


Winter Decorating
I’m often asked about layering a rug on a rug.

A flatweave rug with a skin placed on top doesn’t disturb the balance of either rug or furniture.
If the skin had been placed on top of a thicker rug or carpet it wouldn’t sit as evenly as this does.

Winter Decorating
Mustard (my all time favourite colour) adds a lovely warmth to this seating arrangement.
Golden tones layered together work perfectly with the landscape artwork above.

Winter Decorating
An old family favourite pink rug adds warmth to these dark timber floorboards while
a mid toned sisal leading up a staircase flanked by a black tread with a white riser.

Winter Decorating

Emerald green particularly in velvet adds a luxurious look & feel to any room.
The deeper green added to the moss green cushion adds depth and an overall feeling of warmth to this master bedroom.

Winter Decorating

The textures in this bedroom scream sophistication and style – perfect for Winter Decorating.
The warm brown tones are the perfect backdrop for this masculine inspired room and while perfect for winter as is, would benefit in the warmer months from crisp white bedding to lighten things up a little.

Winter Decorating

Classic, creamy & dreamy.
Blankets used to be the perfect winter warmers but with the introduction of doonas
(duvets depending on where you’re reading this from across the globe)
so many people crave weight on their bed in winter.
This large cable throw is the perfect way to add weight & warmth to your bed.


Winter Decorating
Dark, dreamy & perfect to snuggle into.
If you like your room more “cave like” then this could be the perfect look for you.
Linens, cottons & cables all combine to add to this winter look.

[ALL IMAGES SOURCED FROM PINTEREST]

Visit The Style Project Pinterest page for more inspiration & we’d love to see any images of your Winter Decorating

Enjoy your Winter Decorating!

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What’s Your Style? Hamptons Coastal

Hamptons Coastal
Interior Design

Hamptons Coastal Interiors Sydney

What’s your style?

This interiors style is ever popular due to it’s ability to provide a calming and relaxed ambience in the home, while looking organised with a sophisticated, tailored aesthetic.

Max-Sparrow Furniture Inspiration

Even if your not blessed with a room of timber floor-boarding and white timber panelling along the walls, there’s no reason why you can’t dress your space to enjoy a holiday at home with this beach-inspired, natural look.

[Max-Sparrow Furniture Inspiration]

Villa Maison Suitcase

You can achieve the look at home with a careful curation of furniture and accessories along with a dash of attention to detail.
Today we dive in and focus on some great pieces that can be put together to create this style.

[Rattan Suitcase With Straps (25H x 60W x 45cmD) RRP$195]

designer boys careel bay shell collection

A Hamptons Coastal interior is light and airy with a collection of organic textures.
Combine rattan, raw timber, natural linens, and woven sea grass to bring it all together.

[Designer Boys Careel Bay Shell Collection
available in 56 x 46.5cm, 78 x 59cm, 107 x 87cm & 140 x 100cm]

Retreat Distribution

Select a neutral colour palette of beige, soft cream and ivory and bring your space to life with indigo accents.
Artworks, soft furnishings and decorative objects are great opportunities to do this.

[Retreat Distribution Hamptons Style Furniture]

retreat distribution marilyn chest

The larger furniture pieces such as the sofa, the console table and coffee table work well when they have a fuller form with a strong and solid appearance.

[Retreat Distribution Marilyn Chest (89cmW x 53cmD x  80.5cmH]

Retreat Distribution Capitola Arm Chair

The presence of these pieces is best complimented by relaxed occasional furniture such as a pair of rattan or wicker arm chairs.

[Retreat Distribution Capitola Dining Chair]

Canvas + Sasson Blue Geometric Lamp

A Hamptons interior takes influence from classical styles, demonstrated by balanced symmetry and order.
You can embrace this characteristic when you organise your decorative items by placing them in pairs.
Matching table lamps placed at either end of a console are a great example of this.

[Blue Geometric Lamp RRP$264]

Eichholtz Cliveden Sofa

Select a large, luxurious and plump sofa preferably with a skirted base and linen upholstery.
Your sofa will look complete once you add scatter cushions for extra comfort and some visual warmth.
Choose cushions in varying textures and patterns, but with a similar colour palette such as soft greys and nautical blues.

[Eichholtz – Cliveden Sofa (230cmW x 100cmD x 83cmH)]

Hamptons Cushions

[Left to Right: Canvas + Sasson Merchant Sykes Cushion (50x50cm) RRP$86
Canvas + Sasson Monaco Fringe Cushion in Grey (50x50cm) RRP$86
Vivian Grace Seville Cushion (60x40cm) RRP$99]

Bring personality to the space by styling your table surfaces, such as the coffee table, side tables and console.
Select a few found objects from the beach – think drift wood, large shells and bleached coral.

 [Atticus Lamp Table (50Wx50Dx55H) RRP$410]

Create a vignette in place by stacking a few of your favourite books and position a hurricane vase next to the stack.
You can finish the display with a large sea shell or another organic found object placed on top of the books.

[Arteriors Nantucket Driftwood Bowl RRP$645]

cromwell white faux bois floor lamp

Ensure the space has a bright and inviting ambience by bringing occasional lighting into the room.
A floor lamp works well next to a soft and cosy arm chair for illuminating night-time reading.
We love this one which features a sculpted stand to resemble a small tree.
The style and colour of this lamp compliments the organic nature of the other objects you would find in a Hamptons Coastal interior.

[Cromwell White Faux Bois Floor Lamp RRP$2,190]

gallery direct arras hurriane vase

You will find candles are always on display in a Hamptons Coastal home, whether placed atop a classical candlestick holder or inside a hurricane vase.
Silver objects add a polished finish to a table top display and your candle holding vessels are a great way to complete the look.

[Metal Accent Hurricane Vase RRP$126]

All of the items in this blog are available from The Style Project

Do you love this look as much as we do? Share your Hamptons styled
vignettes with us by tagging your Instapic with  #thestyleproject

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And the winner is!


Congratulations to Darryl Hodgson of Bardwell Valley who is the winner of our
Mother’s Day competition.

This stunning Marble Mezze Platter from Maxwell Williams will be sure to make mum’s day this Sunday.

Thank you to everyone who entered & keep following our blog for more competitions!

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Restored homes, a competition & our new online shop

NZ Stunners, Our new online shop, Lots of images & a Chance to win a Mother’s Day gift

When you’re scrolling down through this blog take a few minutes to look over to the right of your screen and you’ll see that we now have an online Interior Design shop.  The items on offer are the building block investment items for a room.  Build on these for a timeless look and a luxurious feel to your home & we offer free shipping Australia wide!

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We have also added another 14 more brands to our “Brands We Love” – again to the right of screen.  Each logo has a link to Brands that we love to work with, click on one or more of these and be transfixed by the stunning images available.

Our instagram feed continues to grow and we’ve also added some of these images to our side banner on our blog.

These additions make for a brighter & visually more interesting blog page that we hope you’ll enjoy.

We have a competition for Mother Day – all details are at the end of this blog post.
Enter and see if you can win your Mum a fabulous gift.

I’m just back from Auckland where my husband and his baseball team won Silver medals at the World Masters – very impressive!

I joined Stephen for the final few days of the event and we then had 3 days to look around Auckland and some of their beaches.  “The Piano” sprang to mind and so we decided to head to Karekare.  The ocean and its surrounds are exactly as Jane Campion depicted in the 1993 drama about a mute piano player (Holly Hunter) and her daughter (Anna Paquin).

On our last day in Auckland we spent the morning and early afternoon in Ponsonby.
The carefully restored timber homes are stunning and beautifully maintained.
I stopped into to HouseHold Linens on Porana Road, Hillcrest and loved their simple, classic quality linens.

Offering luxurious bedding, sleepwear & towels, all designed in Auckland
and imported from around the globe.
It’s almost Mothers Day
&

Maxwell & Williams have generously given me one of their stunning Mezze Marble Trays.

While this would be perfect on any table filled with cheeses, antipasto or a delicious dessert, it must be the Interior Designer in me, because I saw a jewellery tray!  A new home for my watch collection & some rings on the side!

Whatever it is that you decide this marble and gold handled tray is for – you have the chance to win one.
 Maxwell & Williams Mezze Plate

To be eligible

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If you already subscribe/like/follow us –  consider yourself entered!

Mothers Day is Sunday 14 May 2017 & entries close on Monday 8 May,
allowing enough time for us to deliver or post your prize out to you.
[This competition is open only to people living in Australia]

Good luck & Thank you to Maxwell & Williams for their generous gift.

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Our April Interview with Bethany James-Best

Regency Distribution

I first learned about Regency Distribution when I was sourcing lighting for a client back in 2012 and to this day their products are one of my favourites. The Worlds Away range consists of hundreds of pieces that are influenced by the glamorous days of old Hollywood.   Hollywood Regency is a personal favourite of mine and I recently sat down to have a conversation with
Bethany James-Best, the owner of Regency Distribution.


[BETHANY JAMES-BEST]

Kim:  Thank you so much for your time Bethany.  I love the products you sell and have them featured in several of my clients homes.  For me when sourcing furniture the two most important elements are quality & uniqueness and Regency Distribution have the most stunning range of furniture, lighting & homewares.

Kim:  Can you tell me how you came into this business and what you did prior to this?

Bethany:  I was working as an Interior Designer and I couldn’t find the products in Australia that I liked.  I discovered there was a gap in the market for Hollywood Regency style furniture so I took the plunge and set up a distribution business.

Kim:  What makes your business unique?

Bethany:  My business is unique because I am not influenced by what is happening here in Australia.  I head overseas and I deliberately look for products that are fresh.  I travel frequently, usually around four trips a year.  I go overseas to see my suppliers and also to visit trade shows to keep on top of new trends. I feel it is my job to import products that inspire the interior design industry to move in new directions.

Kim:  What do you consider to be the most important element of having your own business?

Bethany:  “I feel like I need to be creative all the time and having my own business allows me to do that.  I love having an idea and taking it to market and watching it grow.  It feels extremely rewarding.   It has it’s pros and cons of course.  The first few years I worked extremely hard and earned very little but now that has changed and I also have the flexibility for school pickups and drop offs etc.”

Kim:  What is your best seller and why do you think this is?

Bethany:  Our Pagoda bedside tables in white lacquer have been best sellers for us year after year.  They look great in so many different style homes and they are the perfect size.

[THE PAGODA BESIDE TABLE & THE X STOOL IN GOLD LEAF FROM
REGENCY DISTRIBUTION ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STYLE PROJECT]

Kim:  What do you envisage for the future of Regency Distribution?

Bethany:  This year we have just launched Retreat Distribution. This is a sister business to Regency but it has a more relaxed Hamptons style.  In this website we have 5 new brands so we hope that this will add a whole new aspect to our business as we now represent two distinctive styles.

[THE ABOVE IMAGES ARE FROM RETREAT DISTRIBUTION
CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE FROM THIS RANGE]

Kim:  With a busy business how do you balance your work and home life?

Bethany:  To be honest I find it very hard.  I now have a fantastic team at Regency and this has made a huge impact on my personal life as I can step away from the business and know that it is in capable hands.  I’m also set up to work from home, which is nice to do in school holidays so I can be with my son.

Thank you so much to Bethany for her time & inspiring range of furniture & lighting.

Click here to see the entire range & enjoy – it’s stunning! 

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Open For Inspection for Inside Out Magazine

Narrabeen Open for Inspection

I was recently invited by Inside Out magazine to view one of their Open for Inspection properties in Sydney’s Northern Beaches Narrabeen.

 [PHOTOGRAPHY – MAREE HOMER]

This incredible family home has been completely transformed from a three bedroom timber framed fibro cottage to a Modern Australian four bedroom open plan home.

[PHOTOGRAPHY – THE STYLE PROJECT]

Waiting 5 years to commence construction, the owners Hannah and Clyde carefully planned each stage of the transformation and managed to turn the house around to become their dream home in just 13 weeks.

 [PHOTOGRAPHY – MAREE HOMER]

Bathed in natural light, every space manages to combine the feeling of indoor/outdoor and the family’s coastal lifestyle.

 [PHOTOGRAPHY – THE STYLE PROJECT]

With 4 young children growing up in the home, the owners opted for a streamlined polished concrete floor and bathrooms surfaces, softened by natural textiles and soft lighting, beautifully styled by Kerrie-Ann Jones.

 [PHOTOGRAPHY – THE STYLE PROJECT]

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Clever storage solutions are hidden throughout the house built by joiner and furniture designers Mr & Mrs White using the local supplier’s signature chunky raw timber.

 [PHOTOGRAPHY – MAREE HOMER]

The leafy pool and sundeck at the back of the home provides the ideal spot for entertaining and compliments the open plan style of this stunning home.


 [PHOTOGRAPHY – THE STYLE PROJECT]

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Designer Homewares for under $50

Kmart have taken their homewares to a whole other level

With so many people interested in decorating their home it’s fabulous to see that it
won’t break the bank to get designer looks like these thanks to the brilliant buyers at Kmart.

By painting or wallpapering in a warm or dark colour you create a moodiness
to the room that will work brilliantly with these pieces.

My Top 10 selections

At $29 this brass look side table is an absolute steal (see styling tips with terrarium below)

This quilted chair is on trend with the padded seat & chair back & the gold metallic legs. $49-

This black cockatoo print is 50cm wide & 70cm for $14-.  Hang alone on a small wall & group with other artwork on a large wall.

Your kitchen counter will be looking pretty special with this 1.7 litre patterned kettle – one of my favourites & for $39- it’s a must have.

This Geo Wire Terrarium has a concrete base & wire frame & is $7. By adding this on top of a stack of coffee table books on the brass look side table you add height and interest to the table and they’re easily moved when you need the table for drinks when entertaining.

The Astor cushion is 43 x 43cm for $8- and has a metallic patterned front & a beige back. Mix with other metallic cushions and throw in some textured cushions in plain colours, adding interest to your cushion groupings.

This Industrial Stool is $25- & a classic shape that will stand the test of time. I did a double take when I saw the price of this one.

This glass console is the perfect addition to an entry hallway or on a small wall in a living room. It could even work well as a dressing table with a mirror over it. $45-

Anyone that’s purchased dining chairs will know that this upholstered dining chair at $39- will be a welcome savings when you have to purchase 4 or 6 for your dining table.

This 1.45m brass look floor lamp would work well in any corner of your home and for only $39.

[ALL IMAGES ARE FROM KMART]

Here are some wallpaper options that would work well with these pieces.

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What colours work best in your bedroom?

Your bedroom should be your sanctuary

The only rule that I apply to bedrooms is that the colouring should be subtle.
It can be any colour so long as it’s toned down and not too dominant.

Take any colour that you love and then dial it back!

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All white bedrooms can be quite stark but by adding grey this bedroom has both balance & warmth.
Grey and white are my perfect go to colours for internal walls as they’re so crisp & modern.
Grey & white works in every style of home and are a perfect backdrop for all decorating styles.

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Lilac accents work well with silver & grey as seen in this bedroom.
Patterns & different textures are mixed to create interest, while the
oversized behead balances out the horizontal space of the bed.

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If you’re a fan of red then why not use a washed out red similar to this vintage persian rug
with it’s faded red background, you still have the colour but without the intensity of a solid red.

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Your colour can be added in your drapes as well as a pale wall as shown in this bedroom.
The oversized bedhead also tones down the wall colour.  This principal also applies with wallpaper.
I will use wallpaper on all walls of a bedroom if there’s to be a lot of furniture in the room.
You then see glimpses of the wallpaper without
it being the main feature of the room giving a balance of furniture and wallpaper.

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This is a perfect example of how to add pink to a room without it
looking overly feminine or overpowering.
The grey balances out the room as it did with the white bedroom.

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Crisp white sheets work beautifully in this powder blue bedroom.
Walls, bedhead & throw all add just the right amount of blue ensuring a restful nights sleep.

Our colour selections are all

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[COLOUR SELECTIONS ARE DULUX &
IMAGES SOURCED FROM PINTEREST]

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