Cityscape caught up with Ash Morgan of About Colour Paint & Design (and Mitre 10 Dream Home winner) for the lowdown on what’s hot in paper and paint this spring.
“Colour, texture and wallpapers can create a new look for your home. Paint ceilings in new fresher whites, walls in warm whites while, wallpapered areas add pattern and texture.”
Ash's Colour Faves:
Charcoal The new neutral. Try About Colour Armour and Porters Paints White Rhino.
Mustard From hot to mild – try Dijon from About Colour.
Turquoise From palest watery to sea blue-greens – try Porters Paints Chintz Grey and Seven Seas.
Pink Any shade! Try Porters Paint Carnevale and About Colour Poodle.
Navy Blue Stunning paired with a fresh white – see In the Navy and Stark from About Colour....
As spring arrives we can shift our focus to the things that uplift us – the factors that make us feel good. They don’t have to be complex. Often the more easily accessible the better. What you focus on is what you feel, so make a conscious choice to feel good and utilise these techniques to assist you and your health will love you for it.
Appreciate the Simple Things
It has been clinically proven that it is impossible to feel stressed or overwhelmed when you feel gratitude. It is so easy to fixate on the aspects of our life we wish to improve or change, but looking at what makes you feel grateful and is available all day, every day can have the most profound effect on your perspective.
If you find yourself in the pantry thinking ‘I want something but I don’t know what that something...