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Scandinavian countries such as Norway, Sweden and Denmark are known for their elegant and minimalist interiors. Their style consists of calm and muted colours with rich and cosy textures that are perfect for the winter months. Scandi interiors are usually full of neutral and earthy colours such as white, grey, cream, brown and blue these colours are generally in pale shades to make rooms appear lighter to counteract the short daylight hours over winter. Scandi rooms often have white walls with highlights of colour around the room, sometimes geometric patterns and bolder colours are added, but only in small amounts. The typical Scandinavian interior will have 1 or 2 clean colours with wooden furniture and flooring to add warmth.
We have created style mood boards with inspiration to help you create this simplistic style in your own home.
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.
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.