Yellows are vibrant and reflective and can create a happy and bright environment. Yellow is warm and is perfectly suited for south-facing spaces. Yellows can be used in casual living areas, hallways and entry spaces to create a light-filled bright setting. ..
Orange can radiate warmth and energy and is quite stimulating and thought-provoking. Orange is available in many shades and tones. Burnt orange looks great in formal areas and the lighter orange shades of apricot or peach work beautifully in bedrooms and living spaces.
Reds are perfect for adding a sense of drama to any space. They are lovely in formal living spaces and hallways or the entry for a warm and welcoming feel. There are so many undertones in red, such as burnished brownish reds, bluish reds or a variety of lighter shades of mushroom pinks, pastel pinks and peach pinks.
Purples are luxurious and can feel either warm or cool, depending on the undertones. They can be elegant and can feel quite formal in deeper, darker tones. In lighter or more muted shades they can give the impression of a casual and more relaxed setting. Purples can be used in bedrooms, playrooms, formal living and dining spaces.
Browns are perfect to help your home feel like a peaceful, secure sanctuary. Browns can be lighter shades such as beige, tan, toffee or taupe in varying tones. They can feel either warm or cool, depending on the undertones and what you scheme them with.
Grey’s versatility, and often chameleon-like qualities, make it suitable for almost every style of home. From welcoming warm greys through to cooler swatches, explore the depths of this color to find the perfect combination for your space. Print: Sun Drenched by Georgie Wilson, Greenhouse Interiors.
Blue can create a tranquil and calming atmosphere in your home. Darker tones of blue bring a moody sophisticated feeling to your room. In lighter shades, blues create a feeling of being in a larger space. Blue is versatile and easily schemed with other colors for your interior or exterior space.
Greens can create a peaceful, relaxed setting and feel either warm or cool depending on the undertones. They are very versatile and can be used in any space both interior and exterior. Greens can be deep and dark, as well as bright and lively and can be combined with other hues to produce teals citrus shades or lime.