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How to choose curtains and flooring to create a calming, restful home

Article by Simply You

Choosing curtains and flooring? It’s all about soft neutrals this winter, with your interior palette a haven of calm amid the storms. Here are our top tips

Curtains: Biella in Frost. Flooring: Malmo Exquisit Laminate in Waveless Oak Nature.

Curtains and flooring work in tandem this season to create a soothing palette just perfect for layering up with cosy rugs and throws as the cold sets in, or the occasional pop of bold colour if it takes your fancy. When you’re feeling too snug to head outdoors, bring the outside in with laminate flooring; it’s a hot trend right now, imbuing your interior with a sense of depth and warmth.

Curtains: Parisi in Cashmere. Flooring: Malmo Dyamnic Laminate in Hacienda Oak Beige.

Go for light wood and wide planking to open up the space. In both curtains and carpets, tonal palettes combining different shades from the same colour family are right up there; think soft greys and pale mauves that echo the gentle light of a winter afternoon and fill your space with calm.

Curtains: Parisi in Silver. Flooring: Rhino Rhode Island Carpet in Kevlar.

And yes, grey is here to stay. It’s the perfect canvas for all palettes, and this season’s greys have a hint of blue about them. As for the rest of your furnishings, natural fibres and textures work well with these understated colour schemes.

Top tip: Take your cues from Scandinavian colour schemes, echoing the balance found in nature with warm flooring foundations and breezy, calming curtains. Create a calm, comfortable home using a palette of neutrals and linen textures inspired by nature.

Curtains: Valentino in Peacock. Flooring: Malmo Munich Carpet in Surreal.

Top tip: Pale grey is a practical and versatile colour, making it a great choice for curtains. Coordinate textured fabrics, cushions and throws for a cosy makeover.

Curtains: Tranquil in Driftwood. Flooring: Rhino Manhattan Carpet in Eastside.

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