Trick of the trade: Layering white

October 12, 2018

Trick of the trade: Layering white

You've probably seen us singing the praises of white before, and I won't lie, we do it a lot! But it's not just a load of guff, white really is the daddy of all colours! If you're decorating and are unsure of which colour would be best for your room, or if you don't know where to start or what look you want to go for, white is a time-tested safe bet that works to highlight the best part of any area, quite simply, if in doubt-white! White is cool, calming, it brightens up any room, there's something about it that just gives a clean, crisp air without being too harsh on the eyes. You may be thinking, that's all well and good but I can't just have the entire room white all over, then there would be no difference, no excitement, no structure for my eyes to be drawn to. Well, the trick here is layering. And no, layering white isn't really layering white. By layering white we mean using various different colours and off-whites that are close to pure white-but not quite. While white can be energising in it's pure form it can also be disappointing if there's nothing for it to show up against, using creams, off whites or glossy whites to simply draw attention to each other and highlight the use of the white works to instantly soften a look and really bring it all together.




Leave a comment


Also in Home Inspiration

Top 3 Ways To Create A Boho Chic Home
Top 3 Ways To Create A Boho Chic Home

September 08, 2020

If you are one that loves searching for home inspiration, a big change is that most of the pictures you see on places like Pinterest and Instagram are boho-inspired. The bohemian trend is gaining in popularity, and going back to a natural chic look is something that a lot of people are opting for. If the trend has caught your eye, here are some tips for creating a boho chic home successfully...
New Paint Trend Alert! The Decorating Idea Making A Big Impression...
New Paint Trend Alert! The Decorating Idea Making A Big Impression...

September 08, 2020

To get the latest trending look for homes many will turn to Instagram for inspiration. Right now the winning way with paint, making a big impression with a little budget, is the ‘painted arch’. This simple paint method is a highly effective, low-cost decorating option to give a sense of purpose to walls, adding architectural detail when it’s not there. Here's how to achieve it in various rooms in your home...
You Need This Autumn Home Decor Wishlist
You Need This Autumn Home Decor Wishlist

September 07, 2020

The change in seasons is a great time for some redecorating in the home, and there is nothing better than the transition of Summer to Autumn decor! Think cosy throws and cushions, chunky fabrics, wicker baskets and ombre colour palettes! Here is a list of home decor that we think is perfect to help make your home feel like Fall...
Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out

x