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6 ways to add contrasting colour combinations to your decor

Whether they’re clashing or complementary these six colour combinations are a sure fire way to add interest to your home’s interior

pink

Pretty Pink vs Fiery Red

1. Nozzle set, $119, by Garden Glory.
2.
Keyring, $22, from Tuberose.
3.
Pen, $49, from Tuberose.
4.
Denby plate, $115 part of set, from Raines Homewares.
5.
Bowl, $39, by Marmoset Found.
6.
Lenox trinket box, $90, from Raines Homewares.
7.
Kreafunk Ahead earphones, $249, from Collected.
8.
Opticals, $65, by Thorburg.
9.
Soap, $26, from Tuberose.
10.
Spoon, $34, by Tuberose.
11.
Kate Spade New York for Kravet Gerbera fabric, from Warwick Fabrics.
12. SmartStrand Rhino Ladybug carpet from Carpet Court.
13.
SmartStrand Rhino Candy Kisses carpet from Carpet Court.
14.
Paperweight, $55, by Hightide.
15.
Watch, $599, by Apple.
16.
Vitra doll, $175, from Corso de’ Fiori.
Carousel Pink, Deep Blush and Pursuit paint by Resene.

black

Flat White vs Strong Black

1. Cutlery set, $49, by Madam Stoltz.
2.
Denby pan, $240, from Raines Homewares.
3.
Cactus, $34, by Madam Stoltz.
4.
Servers, $169, from Tuberose.
5. 
Clip, $55 a set, by House Doctor.
6.
Corrian Pearl surface from Evolution of Surfaces.
7.
Knife, $164, by Pallares Solsona.
8.
Royal Crown Derby plate, $175, from Raines Homewares.
9.
Tap, $319, by Voda Plumbingware.
10.
Roy Kirkham cups, $39 each, from Raines Homewares.
11.
IB Rubinetti tap, $POA, from Evolution of Surfaces.
12.
Black Edition Lustroo wallcovering from Seneca.

copper

Bold Brass vs Cool Coppeer

1. Safety pin, $30, by House Doctor.
2.
Pen, $127, by Kaweco.
3.
Candle, $89, by Alchemy Produx.
4.
Karlsson clock, $39, from Collected.
5.
IB Rubinetti tap, $POA, from Evolution of Surfaces.
6.
Tom Dixon brew cafetiere, $235, from Simon James Concept.
7.
Kravet Tendeza fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
8.
Izola comb, $48, from Corso de’ Fiori.
9.
Soap pump, $95, from Tuberose.
10.
Wall hook, $37, by ZAKKIA.
11.
Astra Walker tap, $729, from The Kitchen Hub.
12. Astra Walker tap, $879, from The Kitchen Hub.
13.
Zoffany Serpentine fabric from Textilia.
14.
Kravet Modica fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
15.
Spoons, $59, from Republic.
16.
Zoffany Manuka fabric from Textilia.
17.
Clips, $3 each, from Collected.
18.
Misia Swahili fabric from Textilia.
19.
Kravet Paraiso fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
20.
Elitis Jubilee wallcovering from Seneca.

blue

Green Light vs True Blue

1. Watering can, $47, by Burgon & Ball.
2.
Lenox bowl, $99, from Raines Homewares.
3.
Plates, $69 and $175, from Republic.
4.
Lenox vase, $179, from Raines Homewares.
5.
Nina Campbell wallpaper from Seneca.
6.
Curio Noir candle, $149, from Simon James Concept.
7.
S’well drink bottle, $69, from Collected
8. 
Glass, $16, by French Country Collections.
9.
Anemone, Aquarius and Anakiwa paint from Resene.

purple

Bright Orange vs Royal Blue

1. Lenox glass, $98, part of set, from Raines Homewares.
2.
Faux flowers, $POA, from Lorenz & Z.
3.
Teepee fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
4.
SmartStrand Rhino Grape Jam carpet from Carpet Court.
5.
Elliott Clarke Iris fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
6.
SmartStrand Rhino Eggplant carpet from Carpet Court.
7. 
Zoffany Acer fabric from Textilia.
8.
Opticals, $65, by Thorburg.
9.
Melamine cutlery set, $8, from Collected.
10.
Lenox glass, $98, part of set, from Raines Homewares.
11.
Lamp, $299, from Republic.
12.
Moon Raker paint by Resene.
13.
Elliott Clare Brugge fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
14.
SmartStrand Rhino Pumpkin Pie carpet from Carpet Court.
15.
Kravet Bijoux fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
16.
Pen, $29, from Tuberose.
17.
Biloba Flower paint by Resene.

yellow

Mellow Yellow vs Soft Grey

1. Lee Jofa Havey fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
2.
Sanderson Baroque Trellis fabric from Textilia.
3.
Plate, $51, by Marmoset Found.
4.
Bowl, $15, by Marmoset Found.
5.
Jug, $50, by French Country Collections.
6.
Servers, $63, from Republic.
7.
Horse, $49, by ZAKKIA.
8.
Vase, $16, by Madam Stoltz.
9.
SmartStrand Rhino Slate Tile carpet from Carpet Court.
10.
Warwick Charade fabric from Warwick Fabrics.
11.
SmartStrand Rhino Elephant carpet from Carpet Court.
12.
Elitis Isola wallcovering Seneca.
13.
Plate, $29, by Madam Stoltz.
14.
Plate, $30, from Republic.
15.
Waxed cord, $10, by House Doctor.
16.
Secateurs, $93, by Sophie Conran.
17.
Bowl, $23, by Batch#.
18.
Cone, $37, by ZAKKIA.
19.
Soap, $22, by My Happy Soaps.

Styling by: Louise Hilsz. Photography by: Michael Rooke.

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