Create a comforting home with Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

Easy ways to transform your home using the latest trend colours inspired by nature

Do you love a cosy atmosphere? Combine the warm pink tone of Heart Wood – the Dulux Colour of the Year 2018 – with cocoa, clay and blush pink for an earthy colour scheme that will create a snuggle-in atmosphere throughout your home.

Nurturing natural shades

Natural and comforting bedroom
Heart wood bedroom

Many of us want curl-up comfort in our bedrooms, so a large expanse of Heart Wood is perfectly set off by a coffee or terracotta shades trim. Use it to add visual interest with a two-tone wall or to frame windows or skirting boards. If you want to complete the room’s look, leather, rich wood colours and a touch of metallic are recommended.

Here’s our easy guide to painting a two-tone wall

Which paints?
Try Heart Wood and Afternoon Tea

Layered colours in your kitchen

Warm colours in a kitchen
Warm colours in your kitchen

A pairing of the soft pink of Heart Wood and a milky cocoa is ideal for creating a sense of warmth in even the most minimalistic kitchen. Painting the underside of worktops in the same colour as feature walls also adds a stylish touch and softens the clean lines of kitchen units.

Which paints?
Try Heart Wood, Kennett Square, Babbitt Brown and Afternoon Tea

Design ideas inspired by nature

Playful pebbles in children’s bedroom
Playful pebbles in children’s bedroom

Simple paint techniques can make a big impact – especially in a children’s room. Try a new colour effect in your bedroom with a pebble-inspired design that fuses a warm clay tone with milky coffee and the subtle pink of Heart Wood, with a few lilac touches. You can see here how warm colours can still feel playful.

Which paints?
Try Heart Wood, Madeira Rosa and Brownington Court

Looking for more colour inspiration?
Learn more about warming Heart Wood – the Dulux Colour of the Year 2018.

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