One of my favourite parts of the holidays is the reappearance of red! That deep crimson or scarlet colour that ‘pops’ when the light levels are low and the skies are cloudy.
Often associated with Santa’s coat, this red is the perfect outdoor accent colour for your home to get you through December.
Before you run out and buy a lot of red elements, there are a few design tips that you should follow to make the outside of your home stand out:
Offset your red elements with green
I’m a huge fan of red with green boughs of cedar or balsam. The two play off each other extremely well because they are on opposite sides of the colour spectrum.