Harmonising dining room
Choosing colours that harmonise, rather than dramatically contrast with each other, allows you to mix and match the maximum amount of patterns with great effect.
Updated September 2008
Natural wood tones soften the appearance of patterned walls and give the room a more relaxed and family-friendly feel. Chairs covered in (from left): Woodstock in Olive LF0806C/ 002, Linwood; Venice Putty VN1118/06, Villa Nova; Calypso Tubes Sunny Grass CLF490, Natasha Marshall at Today Interiors. Poimulehti china, Marimekko. Twist tumblers, £green lemon squeezer, both at Nina Campbell. Trunk vase, Heal's. Chopping board, find similar at Ikea.