We went for dark timber laminate floors, grey carpets in the bedrooms and a combination of light and dark furniture. For example the sofas are all ivory leather and we have coffee, dining and side tables in travertine marble (*sigh* so pretty) but then we also have some dark pieces like the cube bookshelves and console table along the main living room wall. Décor is definitely a mix of high-low. I prefer to save money where I can (more money for fashion, no?) and frankly, some things are more fun when you do them yourself! Case in point: changing the wall colour.
Painting a room a different colour or simply painting one wall in a room as a feature is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to freshen up your home. All you need is the paint, some plastic drop sheets, a couple of rollers, tape to protect your ceiling/skirting boards and a brush or two for the edges/corners and a spare afternoon to take your home from this:
|Work in progress...|
|Tricky reflection shot|
What colours would you put in your home to brighten things up? xo