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Start with a colour schemeI know I said there’s lots to think about besides colour, but it’s still important and a perfectly good place to start. If you’re planning a complete refurb, you’ll probably already have a design scheme, and therefore a colour, in mind. If it’s purely a redecorating job, then you have the choice to freshen up with a similar shade or go for something completely different. Time to get the paint charts out.It’s important to plan the whole scheme and look at all the colours and textures to see how they work with each other. Consider this gorgeous room. Out of context, the wall colour would appear to be very bold. However, as part of the whole scheme, it looks fantastic and is in no way overpowering.
Blue, pink, grey and purpleLooking for more vibrant master bedroom colour schemes? See this fascinating colour blocking effect on the wall, offset by the neutral grey bed. To keep harmony among the colours, the headboard and the two hanging lights echo the shades used on the wall.Tip: Colours that sit directly opposite one another on the colour wheel complement each other when used correctly in a setting.Take a crash course in colour blocking