Decorating Using Neutral Tones

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Keeping things neutral in your home, does not have to mean boring; there are so many delicious shades of neutral tones that you could be using to add depth to your room, that you may not have thought about.

Which is why Elm & Blue have created this blog post to inspire you to mix your neutral tones to create your beautiful, newly decorated room.

Each colour palette we have produced for you here is similar, but subtly different and each is as sumptuously gorgeous a the last.

Take a look for yourself...

1.

Try using grey, white and gold to bring your neutral tones to life.

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Don't be afraid to use a bold grey paint on your walls and layer it with different, complimenting neutral tones.

2.

Grey, white fur and wicker.

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Using different textures is a wonderful way to add depth to your room.

When you use natural elements it is like bringing a slice of the outdoors in - this has the added benefit of being grounding.

3.

White tiles and wooden surfaces.

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Add warmth to your kitchen with a warm wooden work surface and let the white brick tiles be the perfect way to frame them.

4.

Patterned grey blanket and fur.

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This has to be Elm & Blue's favourite of this selection. It is such an inviting colour palette and the textures are begging to be cuddled up to.

5.

Straw floor cushion and grey wall paint.

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These are classic neutral tones to be used within your home.

Using a wicker floor cushions is a lovely way to bring nature into your home and add extra seating when needed.

6.

Solid wooden flooring and a varied grey rug.

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Wooden floor is becoming even more popular than it was before.

If you can get a solid wooden floor then definitely go for that and choose a lovely shade of varnish to look after it. Failing that, there are some wonderful alternatives to solid wooden flooring that are easy to instal and look just as great.

7.

Neutral carpets with the perfect shade of griege paint on your walls.

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Neutral carpets go with most paint schemes and you don't have to be worried about keeping them clean as most carpets nowadays come with stain protection to prevent against some of the most difficult stains to remove.

8.

Wooden table top and grey paint.

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You can tell by now that we love our grey paint!

We think it is an essential and so much more interesting to use than white or cream walls.

9.

Bamboo light shade and paint with a hint of colour and depth.

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By using a bamboo light shade you are bringing nature into your home and adding depth with different shades of neutral colours.

Finding your perfect shade of grey, griege, taupe of beige within your home doesn't have to be hard. Just take a look at some of the colour palettes above to be inspired to use bolder shades and add much needed depth within your home and favourite room.

Which of these colour palettes did you like the best? How will you be adding these shades to your new room decor?

Happy decorating,

Elm & Blue

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