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.


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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