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Tahir Muhatear
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Considering my colouring is in the redheaded fair skin range, I tend to go for muted browns and soft pinks. Funny how my home colour palette is similar; wood tones and shades of red/pinks.

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Great article, Jess, and the accompanying photos are perfect examples of your points. I just love Pantone's colours of 2016, Rose Quartz & Serenity. Using such colours requires a lot more thought and consideration when pulling a room together than the boring beige on beige or grey on grey decorating styles of past years but if done right, the results can be amazing. Many of the rooms in the photos above exude such a sense of calmness & elegance.

You are right, Jess - it is a "grown-up" way to use colours in these palettes. I love pastels but drawing on the varying hues of make up ranges opens up a whole new outlook.


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