Instead of opting for standard white frames, try a bold shade to create a surprise focal point.
| 2: Happy feet |
Give wooden furniture a modern edge with neon feet or legs.
Source: Meyer Lavigne
| 3: Structured plan |
Show off architectural features such as arches or alcoves by highlighting them in an accent colour.
| 4: Hidden talent |
Maintain a neutral palette on the outside, but indulge your inner colour-lover by painting cupboard interiors in your favourite hue.
Source: A Beautiful Mess
| 5: On the edge |
A super-quick update that adds a quirky sense of fun – paint door edges in a striking shade.
Source: Honest to Nod
| 6: Inner workings |
Paint a cabinet interior or even the inside of a drawer in a contrasting colour for the element of surprise.
Source: Visual Heart
| 7: Get a handle |
Update cupboards or drawers with bold eye-catching handles or knobs.
| 8: On the up |
Draw the eye with a banister or stair rail painted in a knock-out shade.
Source: Marie Claire Maison
| 9: Half portions |
You don’t have to paint a whole piece of furniture – stop halfway for a two-tone effect.
| 10: Flight of fancy |
Can’t choose just one shade? Mix and match happy brights on your staircase banisters.
Source: Miss Moss
Dulux makes it easy to complete a decorating job because on top of the wonderful colors they offer, they guide you through each stage of the process. If you are tempted to try it out and would like a helping hand to visualize how it will look in your own home before committing your entire weekend to a makeover, the Dulux Visualizer is a handy little app that’s designed to give you the confidence to decide whether or not a colour is right for a particular place in your home. You can download the app on iTunes or Google Play.
Disclosure: This post was written in collaboration with Dulux, but all views and ideas are my own.