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7 Interesting Ways to Dress Up Your Home in Muted Hues

May 31, 2018

Tumbleweed tones and sand dune hues welcome you in the Shorecliff trend that offers more than meets the eye. Inspiration from organic coastal elements and modern loft living are integrated with the combination of neutral furnishings and unique interest pieces. Here are some interesting ways to use muted hues in your home.

1. Use light tones to brighten a dark room

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Otis 3 Seater | Grampian Snowfield Rug 250x350 | Malmo Coaster

Got a room that feels gloomy? Add some cheer in with light, muted tones. This will bring an understated sophisticated look to your room, opening up the space without being too extravagant.

2. Contrast cool tones with warm ones

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Jerzy Vase - Ink | Sienna Dots Glass Tray - Large

For a more elegant and eye-catching look, use contrasting tones to create emphasis in different parts of your room. This can be easily done by playing with cool tones such as blue and warm ones with a touch of red.

3. Limit colour themes to just three colours

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Erek L-shape Sofa Left | Kaleido Velvet Cushion Cover | Powder Blue Velvet Cushion Cover

Create a cosier, more intimate space by limiting your palette to just three colours. Start off with a plain, neutral colour and choose two complementary colours to accent with.

4. Add depth and warmth with natural elements

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JAXSON SIDEBOARD | ARCTIC HURRICANE VASE

Blend natural elements into your styling scheme to help add depth and warmth. Think wood grains, marble patterns and stoneware.

5. Mix and match textured elements

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Knitted Wave Throw | Folia Hurricane Vase | Twister Tumbler - Smoky Grey

Create visual interest by playing with different textures to keep your room from feeling flat. This makes your room more appealing without being over the top.

6. Mix smoky shades of peach with grey tones for a modern look

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Silver Bird Triptych | Trabia Light Grey Sofa Bed

A muted look does not have to be boring or antique-looking. Go for a modern look by accenting grey tones with a smoky shade of peach. It’s a stylish mix that will keep your room looking in trend.

7. Bring the outdoors in

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Pedro Cabinet | Phalaenopsis White 25" W/Pot

Pair light, earthy tones with a splash of greenery to bring a touch of the outdoors into your home. Accentuate further by adding your favourite plants for a breath of fresh air!


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