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Valspar’s top tips to style Pantone’s Colour of the Year – Living Coral

Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Living Coral, is making waves in fashion and design so it’s no wonder that it’s the latest trend to take hold in the home.

Pantone Coral

Coral is an animated and optimistic shade, adding a sense of warmth and joy to any room in the house. The playful shade encourages us to find intimacy in our environments, while our lives become increasingly busy with social media and technology. With the name playing into life under the sea, the colour evokes wonder and enchantment.

Valspar Paints

To brighten up your home with this on-trend hue, opt for Valspar shade ‘Flamboyant Flamingo’. Whether you’re looking to create a statement feature wall, decorate an entire room or add a pop of colour through furniture, this shade has the power liven up and transform dull living spaces. Pair with complimentary cream colours such as ‘Ode to Joy’ or ‘Sahara Dust’ or goes bolder with orange tones like ‘Sunset in Provence’, to inject some much-needed warmth for the new year.

 Coral wall paint

Valspar has over 2,000 pre-set colours to choose from and is available in Premium Blend v700 Walls & Ceilings, £28 for 2.5L, available from B&Q stores nationwide, www.valsparpaint.co.uk

What’s more, Valspar has a unique colour matching service which can colour match any shade the eye can see – that’s 2.2million colours! Therefore, shoppers can take a sample of Pantone’s official Colour of the Year Living Coral with them to their nearest B&Q to colour match the exact shade as their very own paint to take away with them.

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16 Comments

  • Reply Sarah Stockley

    I LOVE coral, it is such a vibrant colour! It goes so well with the Sahara Dust colour, I think I would also pair it with a cobalt blue.

    January 21, 2019 at 5:46 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      Oh yes it would look amazing with Cobalt Blue, very Mediterranean.

      January 22, 2019 at 1:55 pm
  • Reply Sonia Cave

    We painted our lounge in a similar colour in our first home. It was so warming and cosy. Love vibrant colours like these for homes

    January 21, 2019 at 7:18 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      We had a very similar colour in our kitchen in our first home and I loved it.

      January 22, 2019 at 1:55 pm
  • Reply absolutely prabulous

    Well you know you’re old when you’ve seen every trend in fashion, home decor and general culture come in at least twice!! I did coral in my bedroom of the first London property I bought when I still lived in the UK in erm *cough* the late 90’s. (Our little secret!) It really is SUCH a happy colour isn’t it?

    January 22, 2019 at 11:46 am
    • Reply Sabina Green

      Haha I love your comment, I will keep your secret shhh 😉 I agree, it’s a very happy colour x

      January 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm
  • Reply loopyloulaura

    Ooh I want to see what Sunset in Provence looks like on a wall, it looks like such a warm colour on screen. The other 2 colours look more muted so would suit most properties

    January 22, 2019 at 10:26 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      I get so excited when I see such lovely warm colours, I would love to be an interior designer – it would surely be cheaper than redecorating your own home every time don’t you think?

      January 24, 2019 at 1:42 pm
  • Reply Michelle Murray

    I love the colour Coral. It always looks and feels so warm and inviting

    January 23, 2019 at 6:22 am
    • Reply Sabina Green

      It is such a warm colour and goes well with other palettes too 🙂

      January 24, 2019 at 1:42 pm
  • Reply Wendy

    Wow! I really love coral but would never think of painting my walls that colour, it looks amazing though xx

    January 23, 2019 at 5:35 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      I think it would look lovely as an accent wall x

      January 24, 2019 at 1:43 pm
  • Reply Amy - All about a Mummy

    Oooo coral is so pretty. I hadn’t thought of putting it on the walls. Certainly makes a statement!

    January 23, 2019 at 6:43 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      It does, doesn’t it? I used to have it in my old kitchen on one wall and it looked great.

      January 24, 2019 at 1:43 pm
  • Reply Amy - All about a Mummy

    I never thought of putting coral on the walls but it looks fab! So vibrant.

    January 23, 2019 at 8:24 pm
    • Reply Sabina Green

      Sometimes we need a little vibrancy in our lives 😉

      January 24, 2019 at 1:44 pm

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