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Trend: Blue Hues
As the nights grow lighter and the sky slowly grows a more pleasing shade of blue, thoughts turn to brightening up our lives, starting with some interior decoration. Blues are a lovely shade any time of year, but the new lightness in the air in springtime reflects beautifully off these cool, fresh hues.
The delicate Serenity has been chosen as one of the two Pantone colours of the year for 2016, and it is the perfect tone to complement any home – light and airy, giving the lovely sensation of a pretty spring making its way inside to you.
For some inspiration on how to work this lovely accent colour into your home, take a look at this video, which collects together some key pieces with which to make a statement. While undoubtedly fresh, blue can sometimes feel like a cold colour, so take some inspiration here on how to team it with other tones.
An interior makeover can sound like a large and daunting job but it really needn’t be; the installation of a few key pieces can freshen up the feel of a room considerably without the inconvenience and expense of arranging a full redecoration. Here are a few suggestions for small changes that will make a big difference.
A rug provides an immediate focus to a room, and can soften harsh edges, making a cool room feel warm and cosy. The Spectrum Blue Rug is perfect for any room.
If you are looking for an accessory to add a touch of style to your sideboard or coffee table, then the aluminium Aqua Scoop Bowl is a thing of beauty. Neutrally toned on the outside, the inside reveals a polished jewelled beauty, catching and reflecting the light to perfection.
Throwing a nod to the water and the ocean, the Carmina Mini Azure Shade is a fluid, translucent design that will lighten any room with a subtle glow, putting you in mind of azure seas and topaz skies, with a pretty ombre effect.
The Genoa Low Saddle stool oozes retro style and glamour. With the seat fashioned from recycled vintage denim, the legs are solid teak, giving you a beautiful and durable seat or footstool.
For more cool blues inspiration, take a look here