Here at Country Days, we’re not quite ready to pack away the extra quilts and blankets just yet… but we do love the idea of introducing soft pastel shades and hints of blossom pink to conjure up a spring feel, and this beautiful Scandi-style country bedroom is a masterclass in how to do it.
Duck egg is a much-loved staple of the country colour palette, and it’s perfect for a bedroom because it creates such a soothing and restful scheme.
If you’re feeling super brave, paper with a large-scale design featuring of-the-moment birds and blossom, as shown here. Otherwise, stick to painted walls and introduce colour and pattern with must-have accessories such as throws, quilts, curtains and cushions (all from Susie Watson, as is the wallpaper).
Subtle blues are used throughout this bedroom to create a unified scheme, and pattern is introduced to create interest. Here playful birds, butterflies and florals combine with checks and stripes, while accents of pink are used to pack a punch.
Muted schemes such as this one work beautifully with painted and distressed furniture – choose chalky greys for an elegant Gustavian feel. This furniture is from Susie Watson, but you can also bring in vintage pieces and paint to suit your scheme – scour country fairs and car boot sales. Then add to the Scandi mood with either limewashed or painted floorboards for a simple, pared-back look.
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