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Be Inspired by the Colours of Santorini

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

There was never a country more truly inspired by it's traditional colours than Greece.  From their nations flag to their traditional homes, blue and white decorate the country with passion, beauty and style. Santorini Rooftops Even the landscape feels the need to join in this patriotic display, with the sea dazzling a hypnotic shade of blue. Santorini You can't help be moved and relaxed when looking at stunning scenery displayed in these photographs of Santorini.  Blue and white are gorgeous colours to use as a palette for your home.  Take a look at these beautiful rooms designed by Suna Interior Design. [caption id="attachment_2967" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Suna Interior Design - Blue and White Suna Interior Design - Blue and White[/caption] I have found some beautiful pieces for you to be creatively inspired by the colours of Santorini. This luxurious Lexington Knitted Bedspread is effortlessly chic with its delicate blue border. [caption id="attachment_2969" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Lexington Knitted Bedspread White/Blue, Occa-Home £295.00 Lexington Knitted Bedspread White/Blue, Occa-Home £295.00[/caption] Another throw full of coastal colours is this cosy fleece blanket. [caption id="attachment_2974" align="aligncenter" width="612"]Coastal Blue Stripe Throw, Marquis and Dawe £55.00 Coastal Blue Stripe Throw, Marquis and Dawe £55.00[/caption]

Creating a statement with the bold chevron design, decorate your bed with this lovely duvet set. [caption id="attachment_2970" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Navy Blue White Chevrons King Duvet, CafePress £112.00 Navy Blue White Chevrons King Duvet, CafePress £112.00[/caption]
Having made its name as a wallpaper company, Harlequin have branched out into interiors.  The Leaves Bedding combines the botanical trend with a luscious shade of electric blue. [caption id="attachment_2971" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Harlequin Leaves Bedding, Blue, John Lewis £12.00 - £66.00 Harlequin Leaves Bedding, Blue, John Lewis £12.00 - £66.00[/caption] Entrancing you with its ocean tones, I'm sure you will fall in love with this velvet chair. [caption id="attachment_2972" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Blue Velvet Occasional Chair Front, Debenhams Blue Velvet Occasional Chair Front, Debenhams[/caption] For a more subtle touch of Greece .... [caption id="attachment_2973" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Blue Raindrops Ceramic Drawer Knob, Dotcomgiftshop £2.99 Blue Raindrops Ceramic Drawer Knob, Dotcomgiftshop £2.99[/caption] Small, unique and elegant these tea light holders are perfect. [caption id="attachment_2981" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Blue and White Tea Light Candle Holder, In-Spaces £16.00 Blue and White Tea Light Candle Holder, In-Spaces £16.00[/caption] And of course we have the cushions. [caption id="attachment_2975" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Athens Blue Cushion, In-Spaces £75.00 Athens Blue Cushion, In-Spaces £75.00[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2976" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Scion Shibori Quilted Cushion, John Lewis £25.00 Scion Shibori Quilted Cushion, John Lewis £25.00[/caption] No matter if it's blue on white or white on blue, transform your table. [caption id="attachment_2977" align="aligncenter" width="438"]Blue Lagoon cracked cereal bowl, Tesco £4.00 Blue Lagoon cracked cereal bowl, Tesco £4.00[/caption]

 Refined Rustic Breakfast, Sainsbury's

Cobalt Blue Rim Dinner Set, Sainsbury's
Japanese Blossom Bowl Navy Waves, Dotcomgiftshop £4.95
Japanese Blossom Bowl Navy Waves, Dotcomgiftshop £4.95
The deep rich tones of this ceiling shade add a modern twist and a warm glow. [caption id="attachment_2980" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Nordlux Easy-to-fit Bønnelycke MDD Funk 27 Shade, John Lewis £60.00 Nordlux Easy-to-fit Bønnelycke MDD Funk 27 Shade, John Lewis £60.00[/caption]
Don't neglect your outside space!
[caption id="attachment_2982" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Athens Outdoor Rug, Cuckooland.com £49.95 Athens Outdoor Rug, Cuckooland.com £49.95[/caption] Many of these designs have a nod to the neoclassical.  If you would like to add a couple of Grecian inspired interiors here is a little inspiration for where you Eat Sleep Live. Eat The Atlantide White porcelain dinner service was inspired by the pleats in the garments worn by ancient Greeks. [caption id="attachment_2983" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Atlantide White by Raynaud, Artedona Atlantide White by Raynaud, Artedona[/caption] Sleep [caption id="attachment_2985" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Peter Reed Greek Key Bedding, John Lewis £50.00 - £270.00 Peter Reed Greek Key Bedding, John Lewis £50.00 - £270.00[/caption] Live [caption id="attachment_2984" align="aligncenter" width="620"]6-light Grecian Bronze Chandelier, Overstock.com £259.18 6-light Grecian Bronze Chandelier, Overstock.com £259.18[/caption]

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