By Shobukobar. Interior Design. At Sunday, December 15th 2019, 06:23:36 AM.
A kitchen island is an excellent way to create some division between your kitchen and dining areas without closing off your kitchen. This interior design idea works great for both eat-in kitchens and kitchens that are open to a living space. You will extend your kitchen and gain extra storage and countertop space too. Extend the countertop on the room side and add some seating to make it an inviting and fun addition to your home.
An accent wall is a fantastic and easy update that you can do yourself. However, you want to be careful how you do it – too much pattern or color can be distracting. Choose one wall to be the focal point of your room. Add a paint color or wallpaper to create your accent wall. In this living room, we used a deep burgundy red paint color to energize the room without overwhelming it.
Contrast too, is a good way to bring out a blue. "Generally speaking, blue loves contrast," agrees Amy. The sharp juxtapositioning of cobalt paintwork with white trim and architraves is a classic. "Think neutrals like white tones and oatmeal, or richer colours such as mustard," she advises. Opposite shades on the colour wheel such as raspberry reds and corals can look terrific with shades of blue too, depending on your scheme.