Monochrome Magic :: style ideas for black & white

October 26th, 2009 in Exclusives

Black and white schemes are timeless. This classic colour way will work particularly well in bathrooms, giving a clean uncluttered look and in bedrooms glamour can be played to the max.

Try these stylish ideas for jaw-dropping impact.

  • Introduce warmth with throws and cushions
  • Feminise a room with gentle lines and big bloom motifs
  • Set a dramatic scene with highly polished or mirrored furniture
  • Geometric wallpaper is always a winner in such a striking colour way
  • Elegant lighting will introduce a delicate touch
  • Add shimmer with black beading and jewels
  • Texture and pattern play a big part in the success of a such a simply coloured scheme
  • An accent colour can inject energy into the design, think zingy colours for drama and softer muted colours for easy romance

Black chandelierCatherine Lansfield duvetBlack mirrored dresser

HulaSara PlumIdentity

CowhideStacking tableBeaded cushion

We mustn’t forget the windows and fortunately there is a great selection of mono blinds at Blinds 2go.

  • In a bathroom our PVC roller blinds are unbeatable, they will last for years repelling all water and soapy products.
  • For a sound night’s sleep a blackout blind is just the ticket.
  • The warmth and tradition of a wooden blind will beautifully balance such a modern palette.

Ocean Ebony Roller BlindSevilla White Blackout Roller BlindMidnight Black Wooden Venetian Blind

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