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Hot Colour Trends to Try in Your Home

Conveyancing Solicitors Birmingham companies such as help people to move into the home of their dreams with as little stress as possible. This can be an incredibly exciting time. However, after a few years in your home you may find that you need to update your decorating even if it was a new build property that you purchased. There are many different options available to you depending on which room you are tackling.

If you’re looking to update your living room, don’t be afraid to ditch the neutrals and go bold, as this season’s colours are far from timid.


You might think of brown as dark and sombre, but with the right accessories and a statement sofa, it can really have an impact. If you have a collection of artwork, dark brown provides a great background to show it off.

Light Orange

Get a tropical feel by using light orange, which immediately cheers up any space, warming up the walls and brightening up any furniture.

Olive Green

If you like a more traditional look, olive green is a great choice. While it may initially seem too dark, it adds a sophisticated touch to any living room and can be used on shelving or bookcases too.

Sky Blue

An airy, light feel is easily achieved if you use sky blue on your walls. This could be paired with a soft grey rug or pale grey laminate flooring. Modern laminates are not longer limited to light or dark oak – they also come in subtle greys and other muted pastels.

Mint Green    

Another understated colour, but one which adds a feeling of nature, mint goes with almost anything and can again be used with a pale floor for an open feel.


Pantone announced Greenery as its colour of the year, which has seen it influencing homeware in a big way. It is a zesty shade which gives a refreshing and revitalising look.

Dusky Blue

Blue doesn’t have to mean miserable, and a dark, dusky blue recalls the ocean. Use it in rooms with high ceilings to highlight the space.

Geometric Patterns

Using wallpaper on a feature wall or on all your walls will mean you are bang on trend, especially if it has a geometric design. According to The Independent, geometric design is a must for any makeover this year.

Mellow Yellow

Yellows of all hues, from a pale butter to buttercup and even dark mustard, are proving popular in 2017. A sunshine yellow goes brilliantly with grey and white, and you could even use the same shade in a piece of furniture such as a side table or chair.