It does not blur boundaries or diffuse edges, it is definite, clear and precise. Usually the second major quest of interior design. And of course, black, just like white, comes in a thousand shades, each with their very own distinct personality. Where is the zone you either want to frame, or have something to frame, so it could act as the perfect backdrop?
Embrace The Dark Side: Decorating With Dark Colors
Where would you like to add a little more ooomph? Where could it be surprising? Tagged as: black , colour , decorating , decoration , design , kitchen , paint , style , taste , trends. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
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Skip to content March 25, How to decorate on the dark side. A brilliant white ceiling can look too stark so consider a soft light grey or stone colour. A dark painted room is a great way to then highlight and pick out lovely architectural features, like an original sash window, cornice or an ornate fireplace all painted in a crisp white so you really pick them out against the dark colour.
Dark coloured walls love a bit if bling so add some metallic accessories, metal light fittings and mirrors for an air of elegance. I got this great tip off Daniel Hopwood. For more inspiration on creating this look, check out the blog of renowned interior designer Abigail Ahern who has this style of decorating tapped. I love this post! I painted my tiny downstairs toilet dark blue because I love the shade and wanted the little space to feel dramatic and full of personality.
How to decorate on the dark side
Love this! Thanks for the post Becky. I love the sound of your downstairs loo! The smallest room in our house can definitely take the boldest colours- bet it looks fabulous. Thanks for the comment.
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