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Home Style Ideas: Decorating In Black & White

It should come as no surprise that black and white is one of the most enduring trends in interior decorating. Not only does it have the ability to make a room look ultra modern with a just a few well placed items, it can just as easily add a touch of old school glamour to your home. Decorating with black and white is simple and also budget friendly. Here we look at ways to decorate your home with black and white features, including everything from luxe looks to cost-effective accessories.

For too long feature walls have been the domain of bedrooms and lounge room. All that is about to change with sleek and modern feature walls starting to make an appearance in our bathrooms too. We love how the stylish black and white feature wall in this bathroom is accentuated by the neutral tones, modern lighting and marble flooring.

Black and White Decorating

 

Black and White Decorating

Black and White Decorating

Images: Raymor Black & White Bathroom by Tradelink

 

For a living room that really pops, monochrome stripes are the way to go. Keep to simple black and white cushions and furniture so as to not detract from the stripes. Adding wooden elements makes for a effortlessly stylish look.

Black and White Decorating

Image: SchappacherWhite Architecture

 

For a kid-friendly kitchen with a difference, why not paint a black wall with chalkboard paint. This is a unique way that families can leave notes, reminders and messages for one another. This is a budget friendly option for bringing a modern and stylish edge to a room. We love how it screams cozy comfort.

Black and White Decorating

Image: SchappacherWhite Architecture

 

Keeping the walls a simple white tone allows for you to experiment with including a range of black furniture in the room. This look exudes elegance while also allowing you to mix and match with varying patterns. This look works equally as well with vintage style interiors as it does in ultra modern homes.

Black and White Decorating

Image: Verandah House

 

Adding a black feature tub is a simple way to bring a stylish edge to your bathroom. Coupled with wooden touches and monochrome flooring, this bathroom is a perfect example of how black and white decorating is a trend that shows no sign of slowing down.

Black and White Decorating

Image: Whiting Architects

 

The black floor rug combined with the black furniture and fittings is the perfect contrast to the stark white walls in this sitting room. Nothing says modern sophistication quite like this timeless colour scheme.

Black and White Decorating

Image: Ian Moore Architects

How will you be incorporating black and white elements into your home?

 



Lucy Mathieson

Lucy is a trained primary school teacher with a passion for baking. Lucy began her blog, Bake Play Smile, in 2013 and it has since grown into one of Australia’s most recognised food blogs. Bake Play Smile is all about fun, food and happiness. Lucy’s recipes have earned national acclaim through a number of awards and publications. She was a winner of the 2015 Best Recipes ‘Home Cook Hero’ competition in Super Food Ideas magazine, a Top 5 Finalist for the 2014 Mamamia Food Blogger Competition, a Top 5 Food Blogger on Every Recipe, and a Kidspot “Voices of 2014″ nominee.


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