by Yvonne Khazen - Nursery Collective Interiors Expert
Today we have the lovely Yvonne K from The Styled Spot and our Nursery Collective Interiors Expert, sharing her take on how to decorate your nursery or kids room with the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year!
How to Decorate Your Kids Room or Nursery with the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year!
Kids rooms are not what they used to be. I remember growing up with a bright red plastic Minnie Mouse tent in my room. Have you seen the gorgeous fabric tents available for kid’s rooms these days?
As an interior decorator, I have serious heart palpitations thinking about plastic and bright red being used in the same sentence, let alone in a room. In fact, being an interior decorator specialising in kids rooms was unheard of when I was a kid!
Today nurseries and kids rooms are seen as an extension of the family home.
Trendy kids décor like never before is highly sought after by many parents. Some like to use their own creativity to decorate their child’s room, whilst others prefer to hire a decorator.
2017 saw gentle hues of pink, pale turquoise and grey being used along with a strong Scandinavian style. Hold onto your hats, 2018 is all about letting go of these soft colour palettes and embracing more bright and vibrant hues.
I will admit, when the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year ‘Ultra Violet’ was announced, I was slightly concerned.
However, since I am a lover of colour I’m starting to see that when paired with the right colours, it can in fact be quite stunning. It is a fun, rich and vibrant colour and a great way to inject personality into any space.
Decorating with the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year - Bright is where the colour trend is at!
Here is a fun way to pair up this lilac throw & velvet round cushion from Kip & Co. Rectangular fringe cushion by Langdon Ltd.
Have fun with colour! Here, purple has been paired with peach - a winning combination. Bedding from Kip & Co.
Again Peach and lilac have been used here to compliment the purple. A cane bed has been used to add texture and interest. Image Kip & Co
Purple can also be paired with mustard and soft pinks. A fun and vibrant idea for a teen room. Image from Kip & co:
I bet it never crossed your mind to pair purple with teal! I love this colour combination! Image Kip & Co:
Some kids décor items from Numero 74 to help and inspire you along your decorating journey:
I have just shown you a number of colours that can be paired with ultraviolet or purple. Now get your creativity on and transfer any of these colour combinations that resonate with you to your home or nursery or kids room. I’m thinking the last combination of teal, peach and purple is my fave. Tag @thestyledspot in any of your creations, I’d love to see what you come up with!
Here is a quick recap of some colour combinations to use with the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year:
• Purple, lilac and peach
• Purple, mustard and pink
• Purple, lilac and teal
Go on be daring, be bold & be creative! Don’t be afraid of colour.
The Styled Spot
Thanks Yvonne for those fantastic tips on using the 2018 Pantone Colour of The Year! You can find out more about connecting with Yvonne HERE and you can also ask Yvonne your design and decorating questions over on our private Facebook group - Find Your Village! JOIN OUR GROUP HERE.
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