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Sophisticated neutrals with a hint of sunshine: the Summer Neutrals trend

Introducing the Summer Neutrals trend. Understated and sophisticated, it suits any room in your home. Elegant, muted colour palettes have been redefined this summer to include chalky tones of duck egg blue, delicate rose and pale sand to create a scheme that is beautifully elegant yet still on trend.
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Introduce gentle curves and natural woods

Gentle curves are introduced using mid-century inspired furniture and accessories, while the warmth of natural wood creates a look that’s balanced, welcoming and easy to live in.

A wooden dining set with elegant curved lines makes a beautiful centrepiece for your Summer Neutrals dining room, while the exquisite British craftsmanship of an ercol coffee table is perfect in the living room. A wooden bed frame or a divan bed with a natural wood headboard adds warmth to the sophisticated Summer Neutrals bedroom.

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Balance neutrals with gentle, warm shades

Choose pale greys, taupes, creams or soft whites for your walls, then add accent shades – including soft corals and yellows – in soft furnishings and accessories. That way, they make an impact yet don’t overwhelm. A grey sofa looks even more inviting piled with scatter cushions in a mix of soft, pale summery hues.

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Soften your décor with stylish textures

The simple addition of textured cushions and throws adds a subtle tactility. Add to the interest by layering different sorts of texture, such as knitted blankets, luxurious soft rugs, footstools in woven fabric and luxuriously silky cushions.

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Use geometric patterns sparingly

A rug in a bold geometric design can add interest, and unify a room if it uses one or more of your Summer Neutrals accent colours, while cushions with geometric patterns add a vibrant touch. Be as subtle with your use of pattern as you are with your use of colour.

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Show off your flair with fabulous finishing touches

Sculptural ornaments and accessories contrast beautifully with the softer aspects of the space to create a look that’s balanced and easy to live in. A shaped ceramic or tall glass bottle vase can make a real impact, or you could choose a table lamp with a distinctive base, or a floor lamp with a modern metal base. Complete your sophisticated Summer Neutral interior with an eye-catching piece of Abstract wall art or a characterful retro curved mirror.

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We hope you feel inspired to create the Summer Neutrals look in your home, for a hint of summer sunshine that lasts all year long. For more home styling tips, visit our Home of Inspiration.

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