Home Decorating Tips Using Rose Quartz and Serenity, Pantone's Colours of the Year

Update and refresh your home using the fresh pastel shades of 2016.

Updated on June 13, 2017 8:06 am

Jerni Camposano


For the first time, the colour authority named two hues that would dominate design trends for 2016. Rose Quartz, a warmer embracing rose tone, and Serenity, a cooler tranquil blue, make for a perfect colour pairing that will bring a soothing and calming sense to any space.

Why not add these pretty pastels to your home's colour palette? Here's how:

Paint the walls
What better way to inject Rose Quartz and Serenity into your home than by splashing the walls with these colours? The soft, subtle hues are very easy on the eyes and perfect if you are wary of something too bold of a change in your abode.

Nippon Paint's Gypsy Song as seen on the bedroom wall

Nippon Paint's Blue Epic as seen on the dining room wall

Dulux PureAir in Tudor Rose and Dulux Gloss Finish in Ceremonial Blue

Wow with statement furniture
Impress guests with gorgeous furniture pieces in the "It" colours of the year. Whether it's a sofa or a table, a statement furniture in Rose Quartz or Serenity will surely look delightful.

Mesa Dining Table, $989, homestolife

Holmsund Three-Seat Sofa Bed, $699, IKEA

Button Side Table, $79, Courts

Add in small doses via accents
If you believe that beauty is in the details, then incorporate the colours of the year into your home through accents and home accessories.

Chevron Rug, price upon request, Bungalow 55

Pink Wirebasket, $32, Mondays Off

Small Jolie Photo Frame, $29.90 each, Shabby Chic

Liven up your home office
Sometimes, working from home can be quite stressful. Keep calm by injecting the relaxing shade of powder pink into your workstation.

Falkhöjden Desk, $95, IKEA

Spice things up in the kitchen
With hints of pink and blue here and there, your pretty kitchen will exude both retro and modern feel.

Delonghi Icona Vintage Kettle, $139, departmental stores island-wide

Frontiera Round Dish, $33.30, Cromly Shop

Blanc Ceramic Casserole, $62, Cromly Shop

Neoflam Casserole, $76, Cromly Shop

Choose appliances in playful hues
Score compliments from family and friends when you deck your home with appliances in fresh and fun shades of blue and pink.

Smeg 50's Retro Style Refrigerator. Photo source

KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mixer, $699, ToTT

Meanwhile, here are different rooms of the house sporting the most popular pastels of the year. FYI (For your inspiration), everyone!

It's easy to point out the common theme in this contemporary living room. Photo source

A subdued shade of blue paired with white makes for a stunning and immaculate kitchen. Photo source

Blush pink in the bathroom? Ahhh, sounds (and looks) absolutely comforting! Photo source

Rose Quartz and Serenity blend beautifully in this shabby chic bedroom. Photo source

We are loving the touches of blue in this country style dining area. Photo source

Do you have details in your home that are in Rose Quartz or Serenity? Share your photos with us at hello@cromly.com.

Cover photo courtesy of Ucreative.com


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