A refreshing colourway reminiscent of cloud-free mornings, Bright Skies is a shade that has taken over the interiors world by storm. Chosen by Dulux as its Colour of the Year for 2022, the experts wanted to capture the desire to reconnect with nature by introducing a hue that is calming and welcoming, and what better choice than a pastel blue?
Here at CTD Tiles, we love how Bright Skies packs a punch without coming across as overwhelming. It works with so many different styles, patterns and palettes, making it completely versatile and one of our favourites by far. If you’re keen to discover how best to work with this shade, keep reading as we’ve put together our top Bright Skies styling tips.
How to work Bright Skies
Perfect for productive spaces and areas where you require a bit of calm, Bright Skies exudes hope and optimism. It’s widely known that nature makes us feel better and taking steps to bring the outside in will always enhance our sense of wellbeing.
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How to style with Bright Skies
If you’re wanting to embrace this finish in your home through homewares, we’ve picked out a selection of our favourite furniture pieces and accessories that are reminiscent of the shade or that pair with it well.
We always recommend opting for homewares that complement the colour. You don’t want to go overboard with the same finish throughout your interior, so choosing additional pieces in natural colours will make it noticeable without taking over the home.
Image credit: Top Right: Nkuku, Top Middle: Ben Simon, Top Right: John Lewis, Middle Left: Dunelm, Middle Middle: CTD Tiles Varadero, Middle Right: Gardenesque, Bottom Left: Rebecca Pitcher, Bottom Middle & Right: H&M
If you’re decorating with tiles, we have a range in all different styles that will act as the perfect complement to the hue. Our Varadero Azure Blue tile is particularly striking and offers a similar appeal to Bright Skies with its pastel blue finish, it can even be paired with the coordinating Poitiers tile for a cohesive aesthetic.
Our lovely Havana Silver Ornate tile also makes for a perfect choice, the tile comprises a mix of cream, grey and soft blue details, leaving a truly sought after appeal for bathroom schemes.
We hope this blog has inspired you to consider the different ways you can bring this prominent colour into the home. Whether it’s through paint, tiles, furniture or accessories, Bright Skies isn’t just a stunning blue, it’s also diverse and can be used in a myriad of ways.