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How to Add a Pop of Colour to Monochromatic Interiors

How to Add a Pop of Colour to Monochromatic Interiors

What would your home look like with a monochromatic colour scheme? 

Black and white walls; black and white furniture; a black and white colour palette everywhere? If that sounds too intense for you, here's a great style tip: Monochrome colours pair great with a bold pop of colour! This draws attention to the furniture and accessories and allows for some creativity and freedom within the colour scheme.  

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What is Monochromatic Decor?

Monochromatic decor means using neutral colours throughout a space. The idea is to use three colours for their monochromatic scheme: black, white, and grey. Many people consider monochrome home interiors to be boring and bland, but they don't know they're missing out on great styling opportunities by mixing this style with pops of colour.

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Adding a Pop of Colour to your Monochromatic Scheme

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 When you're decorating with a monochrome colour scheme, think about what accessories can bring your home together and make it feel more alive. What can you use to make your space feel more like you?

  1. Decide upon your main accent colour: Decide on one or two colours that will be used throughout the room. This can be a tie-in with your main colour scheme or something completely different from the rest of the decor in the room.

  2. Consider your art: Art can make a room feel bright and open, but it can also add warmth and comfort to a space.

  3. Choose the right throw cushions: Don't underestimate the power of throw cushions. These can be used to add colour and highlight furniture and are a versatile way to add an accent colour to a room. We've got you covered on how to style your cushions. 

  4. Consider where you want to use colour: Not every room needs to have the same theme. Mix and match different colours that you love with your main monochromatic colours to create a room that is truly yours.

  5. Create a pattern: If you're going for a dramatic look in your room, create a pattern with the accent colour that is repeated throughout the room. You can add this pattern to throw pillows, artwork, furniture, and your rugs. 

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  6. Use accent walls: If you're looking for something different to add a touch of colour to your space, consider using an accent wall. A monochrome colour scheme on its own can look great and detailed, but you can make the room feel different by going bold with the pattern and colour of your wall.

  7. It's all about the details: Choose textures and patterns that are complementary to your monochrome palette yet stand out from the rest of your design.

  8. Don't forget furniture: Choose furniture pieces that are sleek and simple but incorporate interesting details like texture or stitching. If you're going for an even bolder look, choose pieces that are vintage or have interesting details like buttons or any other kind of embellishment.

  9. Go bold and daring with accessories: Accessories can add a sense of fun to any room and highlight the important parts of your home. You can choose accessories that are quirky or ones that are quiet and simple, but they don't have to be loud or overdone to give your space some depth.


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