Stay Calm With Natural Colors
Many people respond very positively to natural colours — softer greens, browns and blues. Organic colours are nurturing and very easy to live with because they bring a sense of stability to our homes and our own lives. They bring in a taste of the sea and skies.
A. Rejeanne Interiors
To get a peaceful-looking bedroom, select a mattress with a walnut or natural woven facade. This material will look great with almost any wall shade, but select a gentle, muted paint colour to get an overall organic feel.
Suggested paint pick: Spring Valley, Benjamin Moore
Willman Interiors / Gina Willman
Taupe — the colour of rock and a multitude of furry animals — is one of nature’s most abundant colours. Its presence makes a warm, cozy area.
Suggested paint pick: Alpaca, Sherwin-Williams
Grace & Ivy
A safe, organic solution to your fussy baby could be a nursery with a natural colour palette. Moss-green walls and cloud-white furnishings will create a calming atmosphere.
Suggested paint pick: Dune Grass, Benjamin Moore
Michael A. Menn
Our kitchens can become so busy and hectic with children doing homework, guests hanging outside and, needless to say, everyone preparing meals. A bluish-green paint colour with gray undertones will help maintain calm.
Suggested paint pick: Woodland Green, Benjamin Moore
Castro Design Studio
Deep charcoal gray is one of nature’s more dramatic colours. Use this colour with white and black to create an understated yet distinctive area.
Suggested paint pick: Dovetail, Sherwin-Williams
Gina Fitzsimmons ASID
Inspired by the coast, the colour scheme in this waterfront condominium echoes the ocean and sand. Warm tan paired with turquoise generates the ideal getaway for rest and relaxation.
Suggested paint pick: Interactive Cream, Sherwin-Williams
Brown is associated with earth, clay and statuesque trees which have lost their leaves for winter. Brown gives us the feeling of durability and safety.
Suggested paint pick: Bison Brown, Behr
ECOterior Solutions from Carolyn Tierney
This elegant room features a pretty shade of peach. It is the colour of a beautiful sunset as well as the luscious fruit it’s named after. A peach room will always glow and supply warmthon a cloudy day.
Suggested paint pick: Serengeti Sand, Behr
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