Category Archives: Colour schemes

Decorating in Transitional Style: The Ultimate Guide

Transitional Style

Interior design is one of the few fields where you can have your cake and eat it, too. Providing you with an opportunity to express your creativity in an authentic way, transitional interior style enables you to combine both modern and traditional elements into an enchanting look. So, if you’re a fan of all things […]

5 tips to organise interior design materials

A fresh home in light timber flooring with white doors and fresh light green decorating touches

The greatest mistake that people make when picking a material is judging it simply by its texture. Seeing as how this is something that is about to decorate your home, you need to put physical properties to the forefront. For instance, a material that absorbs stains is definitely a bad choice for your kitchen, while […]

Setting the mood: colours for creating a calming bedroom

Kimi wallpaper by Scion in Slate/Ink

We usually don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the room colour, as long as it goes well with our furniture. But colours have a big impact on our mood and thoughts. They can make us serene or cause anxiety, provoke happy thoughts, or be depressing. While the choice of colours is essential for […]

Using gold in interior decorating

Cobra Anthology 03 Wallpaper by Harlequin

Gold is associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. It is the colour of success, achievement and triumph. Using gold in interior decorating can bring a sense of luxury, prestige to a room and gold wallpaper can add a little bling and dazzle to your wall. Gold wallpaper designs Gold in feng shui […]

Yellow in interior decorating

Amazilia hummingbird wallpaper - Gooseberry

Yellow is the colour of happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity, of sunshine and spring. In almost all cultures it represents sunshine, happiness and warmth. Totally undeserving of its cowardly intonation, yellow in interior decorating can bring a sunny warmth to your home. It’s such a joyful colour, I love it. There are so many different shades […]

Got the blues – interior decorating with blue

Harlequin Oxidise Moonstone Brass Anthology 03 Wallpaper

Blue is my favourite colour. It is a colour of trust, honesty and loyalty. Blue is reliable and responsible. Perhaps that’s why so many corporate brands are drawn to blue. When interior decorating with blue, whether it’s using coastal colours, inspired by nature, used in stripes or as part of a floral or industrial theme, blues can create […]

Going green

Astro Turf wallpaper

No, not THAT type of environmentally-friendly green, or the green you might associate with money… or jealousy … the OTHER type of green. The actual colour green. It’s springtime in Melbourne. Green is the colour of life, renewal and nature. Green is an emotionally positive colour. In interior decorating, green can bring the freshness and harmony into […]

Bedroom design ideas for your best sleep ever

Bedroom design ideas - cool blue bedroom with dark furniture

Bedroom design ideas These bedroom design ideas will help you to create the ideal sleep environment that induces a feeling of calm and restive state. Temperature The ideal temperature for sleep is 18 – 21 degrees Celsius, so depending on your location, does your room need a fan, heating or air-conditioning? Air flow is also […]

Neutral vs Bold Walls for Home Interiors – What did you choose?

Floral Pink Wallpaper - interior design

Did you choose a neutral colour scheme for your home or go for something bolder with lots of colour and pattern? Most modern houses today have a neutral colour palette which is great from our decorative perspective as it means we can introduce colour and patterns through wallpaper. Accent colours and patterns can also be […]