The Love List

The Love List: 2015 colour trends

New Year, New you, New home, right?

Well maybe that’s a bit far but why not spruce up your “so 2014″ decor and jump on the 2015 trend wagon. I came across a delightful article by housebeautiful.com about their predictions of the must have colour schemes this year and below I have put together my top 3 loves.

1. Mediterranean Blue

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Blue tends to be a very calming, tranquile colour and surely that is exactly how everyone wants to start off their new year. This particular Mediterranean shade is a gorgeous splash of bold colour that looks fresh and exciting in any room. Blue 2066-10 Benjamin Moore is a great paint for this scheme.

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2. Neutral Grey

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Neutral Grey

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Neutral and soft greys have been popular for a couple of years now and I really believe that they are here for the long haul. It’s a great base colour that so many other colours, patterns and textures work beautifully with. Pairing it with other neutrals like creams, whites or even varying shades of grey gives a scheme a soft and fresh feel. This French Grey Mid (162) from Little Greene is the perfect neutral grey.

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3. Olive Green

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Olive Green

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I would most definitely never class myself as a green fan. I try to use it as little as possible, I’m not too sure why I dislike it so much but I just know that it doesn’t tend to work for me. This shade however is very easy on the eye, organic and rich and I am totally in love with it. Farrow & Ball’s Olive No. 13 would work wonderfully.

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What do you think will be trending in 2015? Why not have a look at what House Beautiful predict here. We’ve put some more ideas on Pinterest.

Happy New Year guys!

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The Love List: Brown Design Group

Brown Design Group are a Los Angeles based interior design firm and their work is nothing short of fabulous. They create contemporary spaces but incorporate a rustic touch, in keeping with that classic Californian style. Here’s our Top Ten of their work, loving how crisp yet homely they are (if that makes sense… we know what we mean).

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To see more of their work check out their website.

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The Love List: Oscar de la Renta

This week Oscar de la Renta sadly passed away at the age of 82. He had designed for everyone from first ladies to the now Mrs Clooney.

In celebration of his life and beautiful designs this week’s Love List is in memory of him and his ten most fabulous pieces.

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We’ve put together even more of Oscar’s gorgeous creations, check it out on Pinterest.

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