If you have no idea where to start on your colour scheme, the best, simplest advice I can give you is to follow your gut. When I decorate, I don’t get hung up on particulars, like the amount of natural light in a space, the architecture, the size of a room or its orientation. Instead, use your natural intuition when it comes to selecting colours and make sure they are personally right for you.

0CREATE A MOODBOARD

Start by pulling together images out of magazines, screen grabs and swatches that instantly appeal, to see if a common theme arises. Here’s the lowdown on creating your own moodboard.

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