GREEN SHADES Taking cues from the natural world, options in green are becoming deeper, with ones like these (left) working well with warmer tile colours.
1 Amsterdam Green chalk paint, £21.95 for 1ltr, Annie Sloan
2 Zeitgeist eggshell, £42 for 2.5ltr, Craig & Rose
3 Valspar Copenhagen Harbour exterior wood and metal trim, £42 for 2.5ltr, B&Q
RED TO PINK HUES
Rich shades of reddish brown – especially in gloss finishes – are becoming increasingly popular. However, at the other end of the scale, pastel pinks are having a moment, too, pairing perfectly with pale masonry.
4 Deep Reddish Brown in full gloss, £64 for 2.5ltr, Colour by Nature exterior collection by Farrow & Ball x Collagerie
5 Dorchester Pink intelligent exterior eggshell, £35 for 1ltr, Little Greene
6 Indian Lake wood & metal gloss, from £26 for 1ltr, Mylands
It is all about pairings with these smart shades – and we suggest you go for matt black or brass hardware for maximum effect.
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