Jewel tones take on a new meaning after years of home decor in a natural earthy direction. Lively ocean blue, emerald green, Indian red and fuchsia pink color schemes we’re finally allowing some color back into our homes. The 2018 interior designers guild predicts colors that energize your interiors and jewel tones will reign supreme.
Colors that transform your soul, warm and exotic bold hues – distressed turquoise teal blues reminiscent of freshness and tranquility of the oceans, energize a space.Vibrant lively, radiant, lush emerald greens a color of elegant beauty that enhances our sense of well-being and harmony. Remember to strive for balance with intense Coral Red, hot Indian pink that transforms a room from a dull box into an exotic, rich and stunning home you never want to leave.
An Indian door in distressed teal, an antique armoire with turquoise doors, a vibrant green cabinet hammered with brass, the color spectrum of jewel tones, specifically deep sea green, ocean blue, and dark coral red make a home warm, welcoming, and mix well with other colors and neutral shades.
Dark deep hues need not overpower your decor, jewel tones can work for you whether your style is bright and bold, or if you are an earthy neutral designer. Egg shell walls with a vibrant turquoise door gives stunning definition to your living room. A TV console made from old teak doors and brass medallions in sea green with an ivory lace bedspread plays along with the romance of Beethoven playing in the background.
Incorporate rich and lush colors in a more sophisticated understated way by focusing on classical vintage furniture and accessories such as a console sideboards, Tv cabinets, antique Armoires, trunk tables, benches, old door dining tables in colors that add meaning and vibrancy.
Kitchen cabinets in shades of deep red with old Indian painting telling stories of Kings and Queens, brings in the pop of color and adds the quintessential interest. A distressed old door dining table from Jaipur lined up with white chairs gives added country charm. Play it with a simple neutral toned console or buffet, be casually chic, understated elegance is the key. A rustic brown antique Haveli arch or bench in an otherwise muted space can be visually stunning.
Vintage beaded Indian banjara patchwork decorative pillows or hand carved wall sculptures of the Tree of Life create a look of allure as well as bring in the zen element to your living room, contrasting well with neutral walls. A jewel tone bathroom chest vanity looks fresh, unexpected, and absolutely stunningly spectacular.
Pashmina bedspreads, carved colorful kamasutra headboards, vintage beaded tapestry, decorative pillows and even sheer window treatments are great bedroom opportunities for bold jewel tones that you might not use in other parts of the house. The master bedroom is your sanctuary, so use an old green sun bleached distressed Jaipur door as a headboard with dark wood nightstands thrown against the sandy ivory walls. Create a visually splendid interior that heals and vibrates with your energy.