Applying pastel tones to walls and decorative elements creates cozy and relaxing environments, which do not go out of style. The trick to not getting bored, we tell you below…
Cakes are the colors of macarons, cupcakes and cotton candy, shades that are already sweet in themselves. They have all the personality of the color, but softened with large doses of white. And its effects are immediate: they calm, relax and illuminate equally.
But among them, there are three shades that manage to change the decoration with a sweet touch of the most cozy.
Mint Green: Sweet Freshness
It\’s been fashionable for years, and it looks like it still has a lot of rope left!
It reappeared in the world of decoration by the hand of vintagelook, rescued from past times and revered. Applied under the hands of paint on pickled wooden furniture, coloring old school iron pieces, in details such as jugs converted into vases of flowers…
Serene and refreshing, mint green finds in white and light wood to its perfect travel companions.
Kitchens, living rooms and bedrooms, whether in walls, furniture, carpentry or accessories and textiles.
Kitchen office in white and mint green with wooden dining table, green Thonet style chairs, ceiling lamp, extractor hood and bright white tiles. If you want to paint furniture or small accessories in pastel tones choose Chalk Paint. It is very easy to apply, very covering and does not get covered. The result: as glad as these chairs.
One of the pieces in which you can find this color the most, are undoubtedly the chairs. If they have a complicated backrest to paint you can do it with a spray, like Chalk Paint Spray. This paint to the chalk easy to apply, because it does not need a previous treatment, you only have to remove the powder well before applying it. To make the finish perfect paint 25 cm away first, horizontally and then vertically. Between layer and layer wait five minutes.
Combine it with…
- If you like the Nordic look combine it with black and grey.
- If you want more warmth, combine it with beige and mustard.
- If you want to enhance its side plus green combine it with other natural materials such as untreated wood or natural fibers.
Pink, sweetness and innocence
Pink in its softest varieties is romantic and relaxing. The perfect color to decorate the walls and furniture of the bedroom. Pink is the sweetest of all pastel colors. That\’s why it\’s perfect for decorating children\’srooms, as it exudes innocence and tenderness.
Touches of blue or grayish blue make it less princessy.
In children\’s and youth bedrooms (especially for small princesses) it is perfect for the walls. That doesn\’t mean it\’s just a girl-friendly color. Not at all. It is suitable for all ages! In rooms for adults you will bring sweetness and softness. However, better in lighter doses like a wardrobe, small pieces like the bedside table, a stool, some puffs…
Combine it with…
- With white to gain luminosity and amplitude.
- With pastel green: although they are opposite colors, their combination is romantic and very natural.
- In small doses: if you want a moderate pink touch choose fabrics with floral prints.
Blue, the touch of serenity
Blue conveys serenity (by the way, serenity blue is another color of the year), so it\’s perfect for rooms where you spend many hours or need to focus. Highlight a blue wall and it will be the center of all eyes, you can do it with paint or wallpaper,as here. In the company of white gains luminosity and a fresh and summery air.
If instead of painting you want to use wallpaper, measure the wall section to calculate the rolls you\’ll need. Take a good look at the dyeing, so they\’ll match later. A vinyl or pre-glued paper will be easier to place.
Combine it with…
- Colours that nuance its coldness, such as toasted and beige tones.
- With gray if, moreover, you want to give it a sophisticated air.
- If you want pure calm play to make gradients combining turquoise with indigos and oil tones.
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