- Asda reveals a colourful 36% of Brits update their home at least once a year
- Livings rooms are the most frequently re-vamped room in the house for 45% of those polled
- Teal is the nation¹s favourite paint colour, and colour expert Karen Haller explains why
- The average Brit (62%) spends £100 on a re-furb Despite being the season for cleaning, a recent survey by Asda supermarket reveals that home-makers don¹t limit themselves to spring when it comes to home improvements.
the list with a crumbly 4% selecting this as the main reason to update.
sizzling 24% cooking up a new look and bedrooms third with a dreamy 16% of Brits saying their boudoir gets the most attention.
main reason for not doing more with their home. A busy two in five (41%) also stated lack of time was a key limitation, finding themselves hung up on regular chores rather than larger projects.
Based on sales data, Asda reveals that the UK is a nation of serenity seekers, especially when it comes to bringing calm to their home as teal storms the charts as the bestselling colour among
their 300 strong online paint range at www.ASDA.com.
living room, reading nook/library, bedroom or for a bathroom where you want to
create a spa like feel.
Yellow paint ranked the second most popular colour, chosen by those with an upbeat and
optimistic attitude, Karen comments; Yellow is the colour of sunshine, it positively expresses happiness, it is uplifting and welcoming.
For fun-loving, animated shoppers, orange walls proved a popular shade, taking third place
in the bestseller charts. Karen explains; Orange is the colour that expresses fun and joy.
When looking to redecorate, consider Karen¹s top tips:
We never see colour in isolation so think about the colour scheme you want to create for the space. When
considering which colours to use within a space, look at the proportions both from a visual perspective and the overall mood you wish to create. Just be consciously aware of the effect each colour will have in relation to the other colours.
“Go with your instinct if the colour proportion, combination or placement doesn¹t feel right then either add or
take away until it does.
you can avoid scrapes and find your favourite shade. With prices starting at just £6.30 for a 2.5 litre tub, there’s nothing standing in the way of you painting your way to a perfect home.
Visit www.ASDA.com to discover more about Asda¹s huge online paint range.”
We took a trip to Asda to buy our paints
We got Silk Magnolia & Silk White – Will let you know how the decorating goes on 🙂
Have you done any paining DIY lately? What colours did you choose? and for what room?