Decorating looks so easy but when we try we falter .. it just never seems to come together. As individuals we are drawn to different decorating styles and colors but have you tried decorating with a color plan approach in mind? Note PLAN is the key word.
Below is a selection of home decorating where I have pulled out the color palette used, some are surprisingly simple!
Understanding color is important when creating an inviting and coherent home.
Have a look at these books to help brush up your skills:
- Farrow & Ball’s: The Art of Color and Decorating with Color
- For those of you who like ebooks, Maria Killam’s guide How to Choose Paint Colours: It’s all in the Undertones is hugely informative without being overly technical.
Another a great resource guide is the website: Interiorholic where they have Pantone color forecasts, color combinations and tips to create new color schemes.
Each year Pantone brings out color fashions and trends for the home, below is the 2015 guide to Marsala.
At my home
My favorite paint company is Porters Paints in Australia. Their colors supersede all mass produced paints for a truly rich color experience in your home. Do yourself a favor .. dont waste time trying to color match it in Bunnings paints .. the materials used to make the paint will never match a Porters paint!
Porter’s Paints still makes paint and wallpaper by traditional methods and to original formulations, producing an unrivalled depth of colour.
ALWAYS THE ARTIST