Soft and soothing
Best suited for: The elegant traditionalist
Designers Erin Feasby and Cindy Bleeks used an icy-blue palette to marry their client's feminine wishes — velvet fabrics, floral patterns and silk draperies — with her husband's desire for dark, rich wood tones and fine tailored shapes. The result is a calming room that's also classic and sophisticated. "The key to decorating with a monochromatic colour scheme is to mix up textures and matte finishes with a bit of gloss or shine. It brings depth and interest while still maintaining the sophistication and subtlety of a monochromatic room."
Wallpaper, Farrow&Ball. Pillows fabric, Kravet Canada.
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