Pleated shades can complement Pantone autumn colors

Sep 1 2010

Pleated shades can complement Pantone autumn colors
Pleated shades can complement Pantone autumn colors
A few times a year, Pantone, a printing company, releases an updated list of colors that will best complement the natural shades of the season. This year, some of the colors selected were golden glow, living coral, lipstick red, chocolate truffle, lagoon, woodbine, according to

There are different ways that a homeowner can adjust a room's theme to these vibrant hues. The news source suggests initially refreshing furniture using slip covers, throw pillows and blankets. Multi-colored blankets can especially bring a new tone to the space.

Lamps can often be overlooked when redesigning a room with a new color arrangement. Try hanging a shade that matches the furniture and sticking with the Pantone colors to see what happens.

Candles and candleholders are also effective ways to add a few other splashes of color to a room without much difficulty. Homeowners won't even have to light these items - instead, hang them so that they are visible decorations to the area as a whole.

Window treatments should also be considered. Since pleated shades are made from fabric, they are available in a multitude of different colors and patterns, so they can accommodate any new color scheme. These treatments fold up neatly when raised, fully allowing sunlight into a home, and can also block the sunshine when it's no longer desired.
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