It might seem counter-intuitive, but adding a little touch of the blues is the thing if want to create a sense of calm in your home.
According to the experts at leading design house Neptune, light blue is the shade most commonly linked to creativity and serenity which is why Flax Blue is one of Neptune’s chosen spring summer colours.
And those who know say the shade’s versatility makes it a perfect addition to any room.
Linked to sky and ocean, using blue in your home, whether it is through paint, fabric or decoration, will help nurture an imaginative environment and instil a sense of calm.
In kitchens and living spaces, Flax Blue will emphasise the room’s capability for relaxation and recreation.
While in bedrooms this lovely subtle hue will create a peaceful space to settle down and snuggle into of an evening.
Every colour palette will benefit from a little bit of contrast, it helps to make each shade look its very best.
Fortunately, the colour choices for pairing with Flax Blue are abundant and ideal for showcasing its earthy, calm tones.
The experts suggest that combining Flax Blue with a light neutral shade such as York Rose, or even a deep rich shade of rust, will help to prepare your space for the warmer months to come.
You can add contrast with textiles or the addition of accessories such as lamp shades and cushions.
Inspired by nature, light blue is an easy, calming and timeless colour.
It works in upstairs spaces because it is calming and in downstairs rooms because Flax Blue is not cold or too highly saturated, like some blue shades can be.
So, the good news is, it works just about everywhere.