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According to a recent survey carried out by Hull 2017 City of Culture and GF Smith, in which thousands of people across the world were asked to choose their favourite colour, the world's favourite colour has been revealed as Marrs Green. This popular colour is a teal green hue that was named after Annie Marrs of Dundee, who suggested this vibrant colour.
Teal is an excellent colour to use when decorating your home, it is a bold colour that will transform any room. This vivid colour can be used for injecting a summer feeling into your home, making it feel rejuvenated and lively. When summer arrives you may feel you want to brighten your home and add a different style. A quick and cost effective way to add a splash of colour to you home is to change soft furnishings such as curtains, cushion covers and bedding. Doing this will bring a different feel to the room without having to totally redecorate. Colour psychology experts say that teal is a balanced and calming colour and is great for relaxing rooms such as the bedroom, bathroom or living room. Teal is a versatile hue that can be teamed with a wide variety of colours such as white, pink, brown, cream, gold, purple and orange.
Teal is an excellent statement colour for the bedroom, pairing it with crisp white can make your bedroom look clean and fresh. Teal in the bedroom can create a tranquil feeling to help you unwind after a busy day. Try adding teal accessories such as photo frames, scatter cushions, vases, throws, rugs and curtains to add hints of colour to the room. Be careful not to add too many teal accents to the room as it may become over powering.
When decorating your home, the colours you decide to use can vastly alter the atmosphere of your chosen room, something of which many people now take into account when perusing different colour palettes and shades. As a whole, it is well known and understood that we react on an emotional level to colours, with bright, energetic tones typically lifting our spirits and encouraging productivity whilst deeper colours offer us a sense of comfort and peacefulness. When applying this to home décor, this can be used to your advantage, whether it be for creating a unique atmosphere or as a natural mood booster.
Decorating with crushed velvet may feel like a daunting idea, as this material is rich and definitely makes a statement. Crushed velvet is a material that needs to be used in small bursts to make sure that it doesn't over power a room. If you add small touches of crushed velvet to a room it can create a luxurious tone. When adding crushed velvet you are making it a focal point to make sure you are drawing attention to the correct areas. Be careful with your colour selection if you choose a deep colour such as purple use velvet sparingly to prevent it dominating the room. Try to use different tones of the main colour in your room, using various colours of velvet may be garish and cheapen the style. Velvet lends itself to large open spaces, if you use it in a small or dark room this may appear overwhelming. Try to avoid teaming velvet with bold patterns as this will conflict the room. When mixed with other fabrics you can create a rich blend of textures. We recommend using velvet in your bedroom or living room these areas are usually larger and can be enriched with the lavish tones of velvet.
We have a variety of crushed velvet duvet covers that will add elegance and luxury to your bedroom. These can be teamed with our crushed velvet curtains, we have a collection of curtains with a hint of velvet at the top to match the bedding.
Duck egg blue is a soft, subtle and calming colour that never seems to go out of style. Adding accents of duck egg blue around your home can give a relaxing feel. This is a versatile colour that is well suited to most rooms around the home. There are many colours that compliment duck egg blue such as pastel colours or cream, you may find adding accents of this colour creates a whole new aura to your room. There are many subtle ways to add a new colour to your room without totally redecorating. Textiles are an easy and usually cheaper way to add hints of a colour rather than changing appliances and furniture.
Here at Tony's Textiles we have a wide range of duck egg products that will refresh your home.
Duck egg is an ideal colour for your kitchen as it is fresh and clean. Duck egg can be a cold colour so be sure to add it to a room where there are warm colours or a natural source of light. Adding a voile blind to you kitchen will help to keep your privacy whilst still allowing the sun light through. You can also add items such as table cloths, towels and chair pads to tie in your new colour.