8 colour blocking ideas to liven up your space
Putting together a colour scheme for your home? Express your creativity and add instant impact to any room with colour blocking. This popular interior design trend can liven up any space with pops of colour and contrasting prints and patterns.
Discover 8 clever colour blocking ideas to revive any space in your home below.
Firstly, what is colour blocking?
In a nutshell, colour blocking involves combining a range of different colours (or patterns) in one area. Not only can this create an impactful statement area and liven up bland spaces, colour blocking can also help you to highlight certain features in your home.
Colour blocking idea: go bold with your colour choices
Although colour blocking has traditionally often been done with just two colours or patterns, it’s important to point out that it doesn’t exclusively need to be done with just two colours. You can colour block with lots of colours! Be brave with your colour choices if you want to create a space with that wow factor. Try unusual combinations of colours and you may be surprised at how well they contrast with each other.
Colour blocking idea: create a wall mural with paint
Ever thought about creating a wall mural and had no idea where to start? Get some inspiration from our post on how to create a wall mural on a budget. Wall murals are also a distinctive feature of 70s interior design when painted in the vibrant 70s retro colours from our Palette 02.