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.
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.
Sleek greys combine to create this stylish Film Noir look. A sophisticated look for modern apartment living. Use Breatheasy Mid Sheen “Cloud Burst”, “City Break” & “Spotlight” with “Slate Grey” Liquid gloss for woodwork.
Tips: Use a drawing pin, a length of string (measured to the radius of the required circle) and a pencil to create this look. Pin the end of your string where the centre of the circle is to be, tie the pencil to the other end and pull taught. Keeping the string tight begin drawing your circle. Paint inside the pencil line with a small paint brush, use a larger brush to fill the circle in. Never underestimate the tools and preparation you may need when redecorating – spending a little more time will save you money.
Crisp and clean Pure Brilliant White highlights this delicate blue front door. Moody Blue from the Crown Colourmix Downtown Collection complements this period home.
Tips: Liquid gloss not only enhances but protects exterior wood, use natural bristle brushes with solvent based paints for a smoother finish.
Having a home office needn’t require a lot of space. A recess space, or an under stair alcove can be easily converted to a work station. Use leftover paints or matchpots to paint sections on the wall behind a readily available wall mountable bureau. A neutral colour in the eyeline of your work station prevents distraction, while you can add a splash of colour above to lift the room the unit is located.
Tips: Many paint finishes are multi surface and can be applied to walls, wood and metal. Select ready mixed colours from Easyclean Matt or Kitchen & Bathroom Mid Sheen or choose from thousands of colours in extra durable finishes such as Clean Extreme Scrubbable matt or Acrylic Eggshell at Crown Colour mixing stockists. Even the smallest space can be put to good use. Use recesses to their best advantage. Convert to a study area or use colour to add a feature to the room.