Ceilings should be left white to maximise the illusion of space and light.
If using two bold colours, select complementary colours that lie directly opposite each other on the colour wheel.
To balance the strong colours, add a third accent colour in small proportions by introducing it in bright accessories such as mats, shower curtains, soap dishes and towels.
Work with at most three colours to keep the space visually interesting without being overwhelming.
Dress up the window to soften the room’s look. Install a curtain rail or wire above the window and dress it with a short curtain or frills.