Home décor trend: Neon and grey

Grey replaced beige as the preferred neutral and in 2012 neon meets grey in an ode to the 80’s. The result is bright, bold and refreshingly cool!

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If you love this look, we’ve compiled five simple ways to add pops of neon colour to your home without spending a fortune…

1. Limit the colour palette. Neon pink and bright yellow and both look fantastic with grey. Pick one and make this the main accent colour.

2. Update soft furnishings; it’s one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways to change a colour scheme. We loved the neon and grey cushions from Aqua Door Designs as seen on Etsy here.

3. Work with what you have. For example, create a colour block display on a shelf with a collection of National Geographic magazine stacked with their bright yellow spines facing outwards.

4. Leave your inner art critic speechless with an awe-inspiring neon artwork. We love the bright floral painting, contrasted against a charcoal grey wall, as spotted by Sherry and John of Young House Love here. You don’t have to spend a fortune to recreate the look, simply buy a large canvas and bright paint. Pour, splatter and brush colour across the canvas Jackson Pollock style.

5. Give pot plants a neon make-over like Lexy of The Proper Pinwheel did here. It looks easy enough and when you want a change, you could repaint it in a few months.

If you love embracing the latest décor trends, ensure you have a classic base on which to start. For example, white shutters and blinds complement most colour schemes and because they’re fitted, they add value to a home too… no matter what the fashion.

Image credits: On a shelf image via Fashionable Interiors , neon and grey cushions by AquaDoorDesigns on Etsy, middle image via Young House Love and DIY neon pot plants via The Proper Pinwheel.

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One response to “Home décor trend: Neon and grey”

  1. Interior Design says:

    Great tips.. Amazing post… Thanks for sharing 🙂

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