Brushed copper and burnt orange epitomise Autumnal colours, so what could better than to team them with geometrics to up-date your home this season. Both colours can be used individually or in combination to suit your interior design style. Brushed copper is perfect for cottage and Art & Crafts styled interiors, while burnt orange is ideal for both traditional and modern homes.
Both colours are naturally warming, making them especially effective this time of the year, however you don’t have to complete redecorate a room to use these rich colours are either will compliment earthy colours schemes or sit comfortably next to creamy whites and ivories.
Burnt orange curtain fabric with a geometric pattern can be used to making full length curtains, Roman blinds and matching cushions in living rooms, while in the dining room earthy elements can be brought into play by using fabric to re-upholster dining room chairs or table linen.
Both of these Autumnal colours can also be used on flooring using large rugs – pairing particularly well with wooden floors. Striped rugs are a great way to make small narrow spaces appear longer, while squares and checks are perfect for large open spaces. Of course rugs don’t solely add colour and texture to a room, at this time of year they bring warmth and comfort underfoot or can be used in hallways to help reduce dirt and debris being traipsed through your home.
In modern and contemporary interiors copper coloured soft furnishings will also embrace the metallic trends which are dominating interior designs – using brushed copper paired with pewter or polished gun metal greys makes for a striking colour combination. You can also include brighter pops of red to co-ordinate and bring a new dimension to a room.
In bedrooms burnt orange is a non-gender specific colours and as mentioned above is a superb colour for feeling the eye and mind into thinking it’s warm in a room – making burnt orange or brushed copper good colour choices if you wan to try and lower your fuel bills. Other fuel savers could include thermal lining for curtains or blinds or making trendy draught excluders from orange coloured geometric fabrics.