Colour 101 Home & Decor

Paint by Number: Working with Shades of Grey


We’re Inspired By: This beautiful spa-like bathroom from Sherwin-Williams

How to Create This Look: Select soft, neutral, nature-inspired colours and create the perfect space to kick back and relax at the end of the day.

Colours: Roycroft Mist SW 2844, Moody Blue SW 6221, Willow Tree SW 7741 and Sticks & Stones SW 2844; Sherwin-Williams


We’re Inspired By: This vacation-themed vignette from Endless Ideas.

How to Create This Look: Combine vintage colours reminiscent of wind, water and sand to create the perfect colour scheme for your cottage or lakeside vacation home.

Colours: Antiquity SW 6402, Black Fox SW 7020, Sedate Gray 6169 and Watery SW 6169; Sherwin-Williams

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We’re Inspired By: This bright, urban loft by BoConcept

How to Create This Look: Blend warm wood tones with col greys to create the perfect backdrop for bright blue and yellow accents.

Colours: Steely Gray SW 7664, Gingery SW 6363, Decisive Yellow SW 6902 and Flyaway SW 6794; Sherwin-Williams

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We’re Inspired By: This dramatic music room by Mirage Floors.

How to Create This Look: Pair strong hues with bold accents to create a dramatic look perfect for a creative space such as a music room, library or den.

Colours: Black Magic SW 6991, Shamrock SW 6454, Paradise SW 6720 and Sticks & Stones SW 2844; Sherwin-Williams

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