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Top 10 Tips For Using Pastels

1# Go contemporary:

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Decor Advisor

The use of pastels doesn’t have to be restricted to quaint cottage themes; they look stunning used in contemporary motifs too.

 

2# Pretty modern cottage themes:

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Belle Chantelle

Pastels still have their place in cottage themes; quaint and dainty or fresh and modern – they’ll look fantastic in either.

 

3# Chose monochromatic:

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Elpozo Deagua

Monochromatic pastels look awesome. Just remember to keep the tones within the pastel ranges.

 

4# Team them with grey:

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Pop Sugar

Pastels look stunning against mid and dark tones of grey.

 

5# Add splashes of bold colour:

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Decoist

Add splashed of bolder colours to stop pastels from looking to washed out and insipid.

 

6# Opt for sorbet shades:

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Simone Design Blog

If pastels are too pale for you, use on-trend sorbet colours instead.

 

7# Rough them up with texture:

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Decoist

Bring a modern edge to pastels by roughing them up with texture.

 

8# Calm bold décor with pastel accessories:

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Houzz

Pastels have a natural ability to calm bold decorating schemes without detracting from the essence of the style.

 

9# 2015 trends – en plein air:

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British Ceramic Tile

Go for one of this year’s colour trends of ‘en plein air’ using butter-milk and soft blues.

 

10# 50 shades of grey:

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Deco Hubs

Who can resist using a monochromatic grey colour scheme this year?!

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