The Best Colour Combinations

w620_h480The quickest fix of all is a can of paint. Scared to mix and match on your own? We've rounded up a bunch of our favorite color.

w1000_h1000GRAY, BLACK, &  BLUE A pair of deep hues combined with bright-blue accents, creates a dreamy, restful retreat.

Paint color (wall): “Rushing river” by Benjamin Moore Paint color (radiator): “Nightfall” by Benjamin Moore

w1000_h1000-1PINK, RASPBERRY & GREEN  Placing a dark room between two gelato-light ones mitigates the overall intensity and creates an unexpected and enchanting box-within-a-box effect.

Paint color (living room): "Zephyr" by Behr Paint color (study): "Delicious berry" by Behr Paint color (bedroom): "Pear" by Behr

w1000_h1000-2GRAY, CREAM & TAUPE

More intriguing than white, less scary than all-out color, this trio of grown-up neutrals gives an entryway a layered, slightly Swedish sophistication. Paint color (gray wall): "Blackened estate emulsion" by Farrow & Ball  Paint color (cream trim and baseboard): "Pointing oil eggshell" Farrow & Ball Paint color (taupe paneling): "Shaded White oil eggshell" by Farrow & Ball w1000_h1000-3

PINK, TAUPE & WHITE

It’s slightly more labor-intensive than popping open a can of latex, but lime wash (a pure concoction with no harmful VOCs) yields a gorgeous, sun-kissed stucco look that’s been prized for centuries. It’s eco-friendly too! Paint color (wall): "Fleur (custom color) interno lime wash" by Sydney Harbour Paint Co. Paint color (baseboard): "Sableux (custom color) interno lime wash" by Sydney Harbour Paint Co. Paint color (floor): "Delicate white" by Olympic See more entryway paint ideas Click here to see the rest of the colour combinations.