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Thursday
Jul192012

It's Smokin' Hot .....It's Smokin' Grey!!!

Hotter than the Dubai weather, is my current favorite color SMOKE GREY!

Grey is an achromatic or neutral color, which has a silent and receptive quality to it. There is an industrial aspect to this color and was often associated only with commercial spaces, but because of its inherent neutrality it forms the perfect canvas to showcase vibrant colors. So next time your choosing a color don’t snub the grey! I recommend using it for walls and backdrops!

Here is my color palette, alongside SMOKE GREY I have chosen mandarin orange, neon yellow, fuchsia pink and blue-violet.

 

GREY + NEON YELLOW = PLAYFUL

Perfect for a children’s bedroom!

**Disclaimer - Pictures was taken from Pinterest a while ago and i cannot seem to locate the source.

GREY + BLUE VIOLET = UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE 

Great for grown up’s. Take a look at this structure in concrete grey and the deep blue sky…. Isn’t it perfect!

*Picture taken from http://www.homedsgn.com/2012/07/05/siriki-house-by-munoz-arquitectos/ 

 GREY + MANDARIN ORANGE + FUCHSIA = SIMPLY A BEAUTIFUL SEA OF COLOR!

**Disclaimer - Pictures was taken from Pinterest a while ago and i cannot seem to locate the source.

Grey is available in several tones, in a recent project I used a bluish grey, 2 tones of the same color was used. The darker color went on smaller areas like the passageways and the lighter color was used on bigger walls which laid alongside this beautiful wallpaper with a similar background but is brought to life by the silver leaf design. 

*Picture taken from my personal portfolio http://www.funkfactoryinteriors.com/portfolio/

Here is the code for the colors in the project above.

I hope you enjoyed "Funk's Colors" as much as i enjoyed creating this palette. What color do you feel like today? Painting is the cheapest decorating tool to bring any room to life..... Take a chance .... till then STAY FUNKY!


 

 

 

Reader Comments (4)

i liked the hollyhock pink and the blue bird and yam. blue is my color today :)

July 24, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterrak bak

I am glad u liked the colors Rak :)

July 26, 2012 | Registered CommenterFunk Factory

wow I love how you captured the blue of the night sky- perfect!
xox Linda

July 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLinda @ theLENNOXX

Thank you Linda!! Really appreciate your comment! Makes me smile :))) xoxo

July 27, 2012 | Registered CommenterFunk Factory

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