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Decorating Your Home With Colour Palettes For a Peaceful and Calm Home

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With spring in full bloom and summer on the way, you may be looking to refresh your decor to match the new season. If you’re not so keen on bold and bright colours but still want to spruce up your home with calming and tranquil shades, then keep reading for some inspiration.

To create peace and harmony in your home, the trick is to blend calming colours to create a relaxed, calm space that turn your home into a haven for easy living. Some of the best, easy living colours are the ever-popular neutrals. To avoid looking too plain, you can add gentle accent colours that can be easily changed and updated depending on current trends.

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Boost productivity with coastal blues

Coastal calm colours featuring muted seaside shades are ideal for any family area, including the dining room and lounge, to create a laid-back fresh atmosphere in what might be a busy space.

Paired with airy shades of white and cream, coastal colours will make a great addition to the busier areas in your home. Subtle blue shades are even proven to stimulate your mind which can boost your productivity, making it a perfect addition to your office space.

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Inject a garden-fresh colour palette

If you are looking for a more tranquil atmosphere for your bedroom, a garden-fresh colour palette might be what you are looking for. Working in harmony with the stunning Grandhome countryside, you could try using muted shades of forest green with lighter colours to create a fresh-picked palette to calm your personal space.

A good option is to begin with neutral walls and white bedding, to allow gentle green accents to take centre stage and be interchangeable depending on the season.

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Creating beautiful interiors with the help of local businesses

To create your refreshed interiors, Annie Mo’s is a local independent furniture shop specialising in unique furniture and home accessories, founded in the heart of Aberdeen in 1991. With muted, natural shades of products, you can find all you need to make your tranquil haven a reality.

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Furnishing homes since 1901, Archibalds Aberdeen is located on Great Western Place in the city centre and offers great quality furniture at competitive prices. The wide selection of classic and modern leading furniture brands include Stressless, G Plan, Parker Knoll, Duresta, and Ercol. The store also has free parking on site.

Just down the road from Archibalds is Sainsburys Furniture Store Aberdeen, located on Holburn Street. Similar to Archibalds, Sainsburys is a popular, independent Aberdeen store with four impressive floors showcasing all your furniture needs from quality carpets to luxury sofas. Sainsburys is currently offering up to an extra 10% off all furniture during their spring sale until 31st May.

Image: Sainsbury’s Furniture Store, Aberdeen

Based in Inverurie, Andersons of Inverurie offers furniture for all the rooms in your home and have recently launched their garden furniture, just in time for those summer evenings. Aiming to offer the lowest prices on quality furniture, Andersons of Inverurie offer a price match challenge and when you show your quoted price, they will do their best to match it. They are also currently offering free shipping on homeware orders over £50 placed online.

If you’re looking to upcycle, Wendy Mortimer Upholstery in Aberdeen brings back the life of old furniture using your chosen fabrics and colours to match your style perfectly. Shades of Blue and Grey, based in Banchory, offer similar services, including furniture repairs.

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Are you looking for a new space to call home near Aberdeen?

There is a wide variety of homes on offer at Grandhome with beautiful spaces that you can use to style however you like to really make it ‘home sweet home’. View the new build homes section of our website to discover all the housebuilders at Grandhome.