How to use white right when you are decorating your home. Renowned interior designers give their expert advice on white color decoration and I have found the most beautiful pictures to inspire you.
As temperatures get colder and we spend more time indoors redecorating is back on the table.
Rules for decorating in white for your living room, kitchen and bedroom
1. Embrace the lived in look
Interior decorator Rachel Ashwell explains : My motto is beauty and comfort. If you embrace the lived in look, white is practical. According to Huffington Post, she has been synonymous with shabby chic for 20 years.
2. Choose white!
Go for white instead of beige. Because, beige is … boring!
3. Match white with pastels
Pair white with pastels carefully.
4. Focus on statement pieces
According to minimalist interior designer Darryl Carter, strip away busy patterns and loud colors and focus on well curated pieces. White makes old things more current.
Taking his advice, I just painted my grandmothers brown wooden sofa, mat white and it looks super stylish.
4. Explore the different shades of white
There are many variations of white with different undertones… like blue, pink, grey. Paint a small part on your wall and see it at different times of the day and then decide what you like.
5. Use wooden furniture
When you decorate with white wooden furniture will warm up your home.
6. Use creams and ivories, too
However, interior designer Suzanne Kasler explains not all whites match.
7. Off white wall paint
Another, tried and true white decorating rule, according to Editor-in-Chief of Southern Living, Lindsay Bierman is that the perfect shade of white paint for your walls is the Benjamin Moore Ivory White (925).
8. Add a touch of black
In a total white white home add some black furniture.
9. Adopt a white dog !!
Hahahaha … Just kidding 🙂 but he is adorable! and uber stylish!!
Images – Elle Decor, Country living, Trendland, Oracle Fox
Have a lovely Day!!!