Grey is a versatile colour for the home and adapts well to any style of decorating, and gives a more modern and sophisticated feel that simple cream and beige. Here are some inspirational rooms that use greys to create a soft, romantic look, perfect for a faded vintage effect.
Grey Toile bed linen from Christy
Charcoal fabrics, wallpapers and accessories from Cabbages and Roses
Casual Chic theme in dove grey from Laura Ashley
This special offer is available at B&Q until the 20th October, buy one get one half price on all Dulux products, so it’s not just paints but also brushes, rollers and loads of other tools you’ll need if your planning some decorating this autumn. Visit the B&Q website to find out more, there’s also a nifty gadget to inspire you with colours and styles.
The trend for large scale motifs looks set to continue in the new autumn/winter season with a new twist. Rather than the traditional floral designs, choose a pattern with more personality for your room and have some fun, like the examples below.
Try these quirky monochrome patterns with real character, left Barneby Gates, right Laura Ashley
Or try these black and white prints along the same theme from Wallpaper Direct
Paisley patterns scaled up to super sizes looks impressive in bold colours or softer metallics, here are some examples from Wallpaper Direct