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Combining Vivechrom Colour of the Year with bold pinks and reds

To help you transform your walls with the latest looks, we’ve put together four easy-to-use color combinations, centered around Brave Ground. The stand-out reds and pinks of the Expressive palette can help you stamp your personality on a space and get creative…

Vivechrom Colour of the Year 2021 is a warm, natural neutral that lets other shades shine. Bolstering and balancing, it works brilliantly with our Expressive colours – one of the easy-to-use palettes we’ve created to help you transform your walls.

A mix of stand-out pinks and reds, combined with subtler shades in the same tone, Expressive colours are perfect for adding verve and vitality to your home. This is a palette that energizes and surprises, with pops of colour held together by grounded neutrals.

Whether you choose to paint a feature wall or experiment with one of our easy paint techniques, these Expressive colours will help you stamp your personality on a space, creating an impactful, on-trend look that will work with any furnishings.

Here are four easy and inspirational ideas for using Vivechrom Colour of the Year, Brave Ground with these Expressive colours:

  1. Go graphic on a bedroom wall
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Create a statement on your bedroom walls by teaming pastel pink and subtle accents of Brave Ground with geometric circles in bold shades of red. It’s the perfect way to make you feel upbeat and inspired at the start of the day.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106
70RR 17/372
67RR 66/044
10YR 21/436 

  1. Transform your living room with a two-tone paint effect
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Topping subtle pink with a stripe of Vivechrom Colour of the Year, Brave Ground, creates an individual and impactful look in a living room, and it works well on plain or paneled walls. Bring in accessories in bolder pinks and reds to add a pop of energy.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106

12YR 40/146 

  1. Create some curve in the kitchen
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Painting a simple arch a few shades darker than your wall colour is an effective way to highlight focal points in a room, such as doorways. Find out how to master this paint technique by watching our How to paint an arch video [link to video]. Pick out the inner doorways in a bold, contrasting colour – such as the bright red, shown here – and add a two-tone wall, using Brave Ground and a lighter shade, for a creative and colourful kitchen.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106 

12YR 40/146 
67RR 66/044 
70YR 45/133 
10YR 21/436

  1.  Get creative and paint yourself a study
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Using Expressive colours is all about thinking differently. Here a brilliant pink, set against Vivechrom Colour of the Year 2021, has been used to define a fun and functional workspace in an open-plan room. Accessories in bright, toning colours complete the look.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106 
70RR 17/372 

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