A bit like creating your wardrobe, when it comes to accessorising your home, chances are you either favour a blend of sophisticated monochrome and neutrals, or an invigorating burst of colour. At Very HQ, we like a bit of both so, whatever your home style, we can talk you through how to get it!
Black & White
If your home style is suave, sophisticated and smart (just like you, obviously!) then you’ll probably like a monochrome room, softened with shades of grey, taupe and dusky pink.
Make the most of classic style with crisp white bedding teamed with a soft grey throw and update the look with a cool tripod lamp. Imagine lazy Sunday mornings reading a fashion mag or your favourite book in bed (perhaps while the boy makes breakfast!).
Of course, sophisticated doesn’t mean boring. It’s so easy to give this look a quirky twist with iconic Abbey Road and Oxford Street framed bus blinds or a vintage typographical canvas. Accessorising the look this way means you have a classic look that stays on trend.
Perhaps your home is more about fun colours and a relaxed atmosphere for a thoroughly modern, vivid look that suits your outgoing style and personality. Orange is the perfect colour to do this with – it’s easier to co-ordinate than you think and it looks stunning teamed with reds, black and hints of green.
Think cushions, cushions and more cushions to give your living room a summery makeover. Mix plain rusty oranges with bold patterns and throw in a boudoir cushion to create layers of texture. This look is all about relaxing with your girlfriends over a glass of wine and some tapas. It’s bright and stylish, yes, but soft and comfy too.
Both these styles work well on a neutral base so if you have a slightly dull room that’s yet to find it’s personality, you just need to decide whether you’re a black and white or colour girl and go for it. Although deciding will be the hardest part!
Love Sarah x
PS. I blog about my favourite books over at Sarah’s Adventures in Literature Land if you fancy it!
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