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Choose Your Colour Palette

Neutrals, darks, and accent colours — we’re covering them all with Daneyka Lazier of DL Arch + Design and her top tips for selecting your perfect palettes.

Daneyka Says…

Choosing the right color palette is one of the first decisions you must make when decorating a room. I love starting by choosing hues that will define the different rooms in my home. An easy way to start this process is by choosing neutral tones, an ideal palette for those who want a timeless look in their living spaces.

When designing a space, it is also important to keep in mind the part of the world you live in so you can keep the tones in context with your surroundings. Living in a place with four seasons makes it fun and dynamic as it gives you the opportunity to play around with different accents and colors at different times of the year.

Here are three tips that will help you choose the right color hue for your space:

Neutrals

This is easily one of my most highly recommended; choose neutral tones as the base of your interior décor. I like to start by choosing the wall colors and I personally prefer staying within the whites, grays, and beige shades. You can’t go wrong with a neutral base.

Living room designed by DL Arch + Design
Design by DL Arch + Design

Darks

If you are looking to add depth and a more sophisticated look to your living space, add dark colors into the mix. This can be accomplished by adding darker colored furniture, textiles, and flooring. Depending on your comfort zone, you can play with colors across the gray spectrum, navy blue or if you are feeling confident and bold go with black.

Accents

When it comes to accents, I love telling my clients to have fun with it. Don’t be afraid to add a pop of color to your space and always have different layers of texture.

Final thoughts

When it comes to hues and color schemes there are not real rules, there will always be things to keep in mind depending on the space you are in, but at the end of the day your space should always reflect you and your lifestyle. Allow yourself to have fun with it and once in a while break the rules.

Nursery designed by DL Arch + Design
Design by DL Arch + Design