Golden yellows, burlap browns and olive greens suggest the fruitfulness of autumn. Strong solid naturals with bright bursts of colour reflect the transitory nature ofthe season. Unexpected gradations of colour from lightfloors, to dark cocooning ceilings give traditional decorating a fresh spin.
Tips: Don’t be bashful, a ceiling need not be white, adding colour to your ceiling will change the feel of a room dramatically. Crown Colour mixing offers an extension of colour, finish and pack size, with a wide range of the highest quality, extra durable finishes to suit all needs. Contact your local stockist to check if this service is available.
Kitchens are the hub of our households so why not use colour to make it a lively place to spend time relaxing or socialising. Using tones of blue to create depth and making a feature of the press really opens this apartment space up. Accessorise with vintage plates and mix matched furniture to complete the look.
Tips: Synthetic bristle brushes are good value for money and great for using with water based paints as the bristle will not expand when wet. Natural bristle brushes are recommended for oil based paints where a smoother finish and reduced risk of losing bristles is necessary.
Bright and fun, this playful and stylish statement demonstrates new ways of using striking colour with clever toning and grading. Used in sets for three (greens and blues) these tones bleed together to suggest the power of nature.
Tips: Accessorise with soft glazed jars for a crisp clean look” & New Hint “Bold colour schemes can be carried throw the home with complementary coloured furnishings.
For working spaces that inspire, use colours to reflect the task at hand. We’ve used Breatheasy Mid Sheen in “Powder Blue”, “Gentle Yellow” and “Pashmina” to suit this creative work area. Make the most of recesses and storage space to add to the overall design. “Fairy Dust” Mid Sheen adds depth to the adjoin wall colours and durable “Smoky Mist” Quick Dry Gloss complements perfectly.
Tips: Use recess areas to their maximum advantage, using a darker colour will add a sense of depth and make a room look larger. Use masking tape to define wall areas you might want to paint in different colours.
Complementing adjacent buildings need not mean using a similar, tonal, colour. You can apply the same logic as creating an interior colour scheme. Mixing strong colours with natural tones works well and lends itself to any buildings in sunny aspects as well on busy terraces.
Tips: Smooth masonry paints cover large flat areas and are fast drying and allow you to get exterior projects finished quickly. Load your roller generously and avoid overspreading which can cause patchiness.