Colour & Creativity

1 Room, 4 styles – Heart Wood Kids Room

February 27, 2018 — by Dulux


The feel of your Kids Room can be completely transformed by Heart Wood – depending on the colour or kids room accessories you pair it with.

Looking for colour inspiration for your child’s bedroom makeover? Try Heart Wood, it’s Dulux Colour of the Year 2018. The colour experts have identified this as the colour of the moment, and to make it easy to use, they’ve also identified the complementary shades to pair it with. So, whether you want your child’s walls to be vibrant or soothing, Heart Wood’s versatility means you can find a colour combination to suit them.

Look 1. The cozy becomes – The Comforting Kids Room

pink heart wood paint kidws room

For a new design idea, try combining a wide stripe of bold mustard with soft earthy pastels. In this bedroom, Heart Wood creates a lasting backdrop that you can adapt the room around as your child grows.

Look 2. The fantasy becomes – The heartwood Kids room

heart wood painted kids room

Create a fun, playful room with pinks and purples. This paint palette works best by using a light base colour and then experimenting with shapes in darker, complementary colours. These easy-to-create ovals add the playful touch. Complete the look with textured fabrics.

Look 3. The bright children’s room – the playful / energetic kid’s room

heart wood painted kids room

Vibrant yellow brings out the liveliness of the soft pink of Heart Wood – Dulux Colour of the Year 2018. Using Heart Wood at the bottom of the wall adds a soothing mood near the bed – ideal for sleep – while keeping the mood of the room fun and light. To complete the look, try light wood accessories, pastel bedding and don’t shy away from adding a touch of green.

Look 4. The wildlife children’s room – the inviting kid’s room

heart wood painted kids room

For a calming colour scheme, add wide stripes of nature-inspired blues and greens and earthy neutrals. Plants and natural wooden furnishings are easy ways to complete the soothing feeling. Great tip: use the most neutral colour behind the desk area so that you can change accessories whenever you want to.

Discover how these new colour palettes could transform your kids’ room with the Dulux Visualizer app.



Dulux Colour Team advices home owners on how to use their colours in the most amazing ways.


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