Painting and decorating is a key ingredient to a beautiful home. Before you decorate your home using colours, learn more about selecting paint colours and finishes, decorating trends, and interior decor, accents and furnishings.

Decorating with Red
Paint one feature wall in red and keep the others neutral to balance out the intensity of the colour. Choose fabrics and accessories with red patterns and motifs, and leave the remainder in black and neutral to create contrast. Continue the sophisticated feel of the room with dark wood furniture that will contrast with the bold red. Lift the scheme with a neutral-toned carpet, and curtains can be plain or have a stylised print.

Decorating with Blue
Pick out a deep aqua tone of blue for the walls to keep it from looking too cold. Choose a piece of furniture in a darker blue to contrast with others in warm off-white and balance the look. Use accents of taupe and darker denim for accessories to create richness of colour in the scheme. Small hints of bright pink are the perfect accent colour to lift the room – fresh flowers are brilliant for this.

Decorating with Orange
Keep it chic by using a paler tone on one wall and choosing a neutral for the others. A pale carpet will also help tone it down. Add bright orange to the wall in small doses with framed prints. In a room of strong, contrasting colour, a patterned carpet with a light background breaks up the colour blocks. Sleek dark wood furniture works best in this scheme, and go for bright orange and chocolate-brown accessories.

Decorating with Purple
Purple absorbs light, making it look darker than it is, so avoid wall-to-wall blocks of purple by using a patterned feature wallpaper that combines purple and lighter tones. Go for accessories in the same purple as your wall colour, and a slightly darker tone, mixed with bright pinks. Shimmering fabrics, such as plush velvets and sumptuous silks, add depth to the scheme. Gorgeous mirrored furniture will reflect light around the room and add to the opulent feel that purple creates.

London Painters and Decorators
Decorating your home yourself might seem the cheapest way, but our house painters and professional decorators make sure the quality of your painting and decorating lasts for years and years. If you are considering interior painting, exterior painting, plastering, wallpaper stripping, texture painting, decorative painting or wallpapering send us your enquiry or contact us on 0790 523 0243. EZ Builders London Painters and Decorators are professional and can help you with interior and exterior painting and decorating.

Whatever you need, builders, painters, decorators, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, bathroom fitters, kitchen fitters, floor fitters, bricklayers, we are ready to help you. Contact us on 0790 523 0243 or use our free estimates section