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Using Bold Colours with Complementary Neutrals in a Living Room

Living room ideas! Use complementary neutrals against bold colours for an even better result

I’m a fan of using bold colour in the home – it’s a great way of expressing a personal sense of style. To be sure your favourite colour gives a great result, spend some time considering the neutral that will go alongside it. Make sure it complements the bold colour by containing the same hue. It’s a great way of creating a ‘completed’ look and helps to bring a room together. Liking these combinations…

Bold neutrals in a living room

Bold neutrals in a living room. Image from Freshome


Bold vs soft neutrals in a living room

Bold vs soft neutrals in a living room. Photo credit:

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