How to Incorporate Dark Shades In Your Home

Most people tend to stick to safe shades of white, cream and other neutral tones for the walls and furniture of their home – but they are certainly not the only hues that look attractive in a home.

Incorporating darker shades into your interior design can be a dramatic experiment, but when paired with complimentary neutrals and accessories those dark accents can become quite sophisticated, elegant and even relaxing.

Take a look at some of these inspirational interior design suggestions by Ventura Homes that show how you can incorporate dark shades into your home with ease.

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Make the theatre more warm and homely with navy walls. As seen in The Allure Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Bring some drama and excitement to the bathroom with black tiles. As seen in The Colonnade Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Consider contrasting white with black as seen inside The Monterey V2 Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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A black splashback in the kitchen looks classy. As seen in The Colonnade Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Not wanting to go black in the kitchen? Go for dark shades of grey or brown to give masculine-chic vibes. As seen in The Bel Air Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Black stools at the breakfast bench add a nice touch of contrast, especially if the colour scheme of the kitchen is minimalist. As seen in The Sanctuary Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Consider experimenting with bold wallpaper – or try incorporating shades of dark brown into your kitchen for a warm, cottage-feel environment. As seen in The Sentosa Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Turn the master suite into a sanctuary with a mixture of browns, nudes and greys. As seen in The Villa Maria Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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It doesn’t have to be all browns, greys and black – how about a splash of dark red and burgundy to add some romance into your master suite? As seen in The Dynasty Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Turn the laundry into an exciting space with a dark counter top to add some style. As seen in The Villa Maria Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Or consider adding dark tiles as a feature in the laundry. As seen in The Macquarie Display Home by Ventura Homes

 

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Too much white in the open plan area of your home? Bring in a dark dining table and add a dark feature wall in the living room to break it up a bit. As seen in The Monterey V2 Display Home by Ventura Homes