Bid farewell to shades of grey as our Colour of the Year for 2015, Copper Blush is the new black. And white. And beige. You get the picture

Bold and Beautiful

Colour of The Year - Copper Blush

The perfect accomplice to hot pink and cool grey, Copper Blush shows it can be bright and bold as well as subtle and tonal.

Expert Tip

Copper Blush looks amazing in combination with coral pinks and earthy neutrals. Use a bolder shade such as Floral Bunch on features and lower areas of walls where they won't become overbearing and tone down with natural hues such as Sincere Brew. Then let Copper Blush shine center stage.

Chalk it Up

Colour of the Year 4

Create a tranquil space by layering this year’s must-have colour with other cool, chalky tones and simple, neutral furniture.Chalk it Up

Expert Tip

All you need is one wall of Copper Blush to make a room glow with warmth.  Choose the wall that provides a backdrop for your favourite furniture and choose a chalky neutral like Vintage Rose for the rest of the walls. Add natural materials including hide, wood and neutral fabrics to bring out the very best of your scheme. 

A New Lease of Life

Colour of the Year 2

Update any furniture that’s past its sell by date with a lick of Copper Blush. Metallic accessories are the perfect partners for anything painted in this dusky shade as it brings out the warmth.

Expert Tip

Use Copper Blush Quick Drying Eggshell or Satin finish to transform furniture in double quick time.  All you need is a bit of sandpaper, quick drying primer or undercoat and a spare weekend.  Have a look at our How To video showing you how to update pieces of wooden furniture.

Culinary Delight

Colour of the Year 5

Bring the warmth of Copper Blush into your kitchen for a cosy yet contemporary look. Pair with the palest of candy floss pink or a lick of hot mustard for a seriously tasty scheme.

Expert Tip

Paint furniture in a pale stone neutral like Paper Chain for a fresh contrast with Copper Blush in a kitchen or dinning space. Try updating tired kitchen cabinets with copper effect self adhesive vinyl available for a luxe look.

Fresh Faced

COTY 3

Create a truly unique wardrobe by using the ombre effect on its side for a gentle gradient around your space. Because every bedroom should look this good.

Expert Tip

Learn how to do this striking heat-haze vertical ombré effect on wardrobe doors in our How To video.  Use Dulux Quick Drying Satinwood or Eggshell and choose colours that are close together in harmony and tone for a successful blended effect.