Trend Alert: Blush Tones

Date: April 7th, 2022 CTD Tiles
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With its romantic, warm hue, the trend for decorating in blush is one that we are in full support of. This light pink shade can serve as a neutral backdrop or as a statement colour across any interior scheme.

It’s also a colour that can be unexpected and quirky, tying into different interiors with a unique but stylish aesthetic. If you’re keen to learn more about this colour trend, read on for all our tips and tricks for pulling off this colour in your own home. Dare to think pink, and we promise it’ll pay off!

Blush chair and blush bedding

Image Credits: Left Ratt & Sanselig | Right: Ikea Bottom | Left & Right: Poitiers White Gloss Tile | (wall) & Cuban White Star Tile (floor)

What colours can be paired with blush?

In the interiors world, blush is being referred to as a “new neutral” and the perfect base for any décor scheme. Its position on the colour spectrum makes it a versatile, soft yet eye-catching colour, meaning you can let your creativity run wild and design the ultimate Insta-worthy scheme that embraces deep velvet-like hues or soft, muted tones.

If you’re keen to create a contrasting aesthetic, try pairing blush hues with dark grey, navy blue, matt black and even brass tones. Alternatively, you can opt for minty hues, pale blues and soft creams for a look that is whimsical and easy on the eye.

Blush tones also work wonderfully with all different shades of white. It’s the perfect colour combination for those seeking something fairly minimal with a warming hint of colour.

Paint colour blush tones

Image Credit: Pinterest

How to make an impact with the colour blush

Pink walls will certainly make a statement, especially across bathrooms. If you’re short on space, consider using pink bathroom tiles as a way of zoning an area. You can also position Pink tiles such as our lovely Poitiers Rose Pink tiles in a shower room to create a stunning feature wall or you can simply place them in a diagonal format for that eye-catching, stand-out statement.

If you don’t want to go too overboard, you can easily tone it down by bringing in softer colour palettes that will keep the overall look calm and collected. A similar aesthetic can be created in the kitchen behind cookers and basins with metro brick tiles in different layouts. From vertical formats to horizontal and herringbone styles, the result is distinct as well as beautifully calming.

CTD Tile options featuring blush tiles from our Varadero and Poitiers Range

Image Credit Top: Left Varadero Tiles | Right: Kingston Tiles

Bottom Left: Poitiers Rose Pink | Right: Varadero Rose Pink

How to style with blush furniture and accessories

You can give your home a rosy glow with beautifully blush accessories and furniture. Whether it’s through understated minimalist candles, pretty prints or a statement pink sofa, don’t shy away from one of the biggest interior colours of this decade.

Consider layering up with soft furnishings by using pink cushions and throws to pull a room together. Or keep things subtle by incorporating home accessories and artwork that you can move about the house or update at any time. A few understated pieces can transform a white wall into an eye-catching feature point.

blush coloured interiors

Image Credit Top: Left Sea Tribe | Right: Junebug Weddings

Bottom Left: Louise Misell Interiors | Right: Urban Outfitters

If you want to shake things up with blush hues, we hope this blog has inspired you to take the leap. Let us know how you get on!

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