White is pure and elegant plus the beauty of this colour is that it works in any environment, period, or style.
White walls will create an optical illusion meant to make you think a room is bigger than it really is.
When decorating with white there are a few rules you must follow so not to end up with a dull house.
- Use different shades of white.
- Layer textures and materials; linen, fur, leather, silk, wood, metal, etc.
- Use plants or a vase full of colourful flowers.
To lively up the atmosphere use small decorations of a different colour, i.e. adding colourful cushions, rugs and accessories.
Remember with by decorating with this wonderful colour you can change the room as the seasons change. Have fun in your new white space!
Pictures via Elle Decor
Ana Aguilar-Corney is a columnist for Heart Home and authors the blog Let's Blog Design. Ana founded aguilarinteriors.com after studying at Inchbald School of Design. She lives in Lewes, a town that mirrors her: quirky with a deep history and a sense of fun that doesn't take itself too seriously. You can follow her on Twitter @aguilarinterior. Read more posts by Ana Aguilar.
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