It's time! We're announcing our full shortlists for the Interior Influence 2019 Awards, celebrating Ireland's online creative community in House and Home style. We wanted to shine a light on all of our incredible nominees - and believe us, there is A LOT of talent out there - by introducing you to the shortlisted accounts in every category.
Using colour in your home and deciding which palette to go for can be a tiresome and difficult process. If you're looking for some new ideas and encouragement, forget moodboards and colour charts and instead take inspiration from these 23 creative Irish interiors Instagrammers who have been shortlisted in The Colour Creative category, sponsored by Crown Paint.
In alphabetical order, these are 23 interiors accounts who are creating amazing colour combinations and doing wonderful things with paint.
Name: Caroline - @a_home_carrie_made
About: From vibrant gallery walls to tasteful trinkets, Caroline loves to let her bright and bold accessories do the talking.
Name: Joanne - @aproudhome
About: Every room in Joanne's home is bursting with colour and her creative styling skills compliment her colour palette for each space.
Name: Dee - @behind.theyellowgate
About: With luxurious dark interiors, Dee has mastered how to introduce light into each space using a rich colour palette and statement room accessories.
Name: Sarah - @colourfulsaz
About: Using clever paint techniques, Sarah has a talent for upcycling a well-loved piece of furniture and giving it a new lease of life.
Name: Catherine - @daintydressdiaries
About: Even though she has a real passion for pink and florals, Catherine isn't afraid to get creative with colour in her home, especially when it comes to her impressive DIY projects.
Name: Laura - @deco.dwelling
About: Adding colour into your home doesn't have to be a difficult task and Laura proves that you can brighten up any space by adding stylish and sleek accessories.
Name: Laura - @dixiesyard
About: With a flair for interiors, Laura has utilised every inch of wall space in her home, even designing impressive wall painting designs to maximise colour in some rooms.
Name: Bronagh - @foxhollowstyle
About: Bold colour blocking, vibrant velvet sofas and seriously stylish accessories, Bronagh knows what works for her home and as a result the rooms are uplifting and inviting.
Name: Freida - @frieda_100
About: Freida adds character and charm to her home by simply injecting some colour in the form of a bold wallpaper print or gallery wall.
Name: Karen - @homing_in_progress
About: Using colour and paint to turn tired furniture into new and improved units comes second nature to Karen and the results of her projects speak for themselves.
Name: Paul - @insect_chart
About: Paul proves that colour doesn't have to overwhelm and instead it can still pack a punch in a small space.
Name: Peggy - @interior_alchemy
About: In her beautiful Bangor home, Peggy successfully incorporates eye-catching rich gold and purple hues into her interior design.
Name: Jen - @jen_connell_
About: Balancing cool colour combinations with stylish and luxe accessories, Jen isn't afraid to experiment with pops of colour in her home.
Name: Joanne - @joannecondon
About: As author of Furniture Crush, a furniture painting guide, and regularly running creative workshops, you can trust that you'll find ample home colour inspiration on Joanne's Instagram account.
Name: Eniko - @mydarkhome_
About: Balancing dark decor schemes with cosy interiors, Eniko embraces colour in every room in her home.
Name: Lynn - @myoldbrandnewhome
About: Getting creative with colour comes easy to Lynn and her innovative ombre paint design in her plant room is a both eye-catching and beautiful.
Name: Darran - @oldvictoriannew
About: Making a statement with vibrant furniture, accessories and wall art is Darran's key tip to achieving a stylish but timeless home.
Name: Sarah - @retwiggd
About: Space informs style in Sarah's home as she uses muted tones, bold prints and plenty of foliage to achieve an eclectic and elegant décor.
Name: Gill - @rowans_rainbow
About: Uncompromising and attention grabbing, colour is part of the foundations of Gill's home and she has a skill for styling the space so it doesn't feel overdone.
Name: Ruth - @ruby.aimee
About: Dark and dramatic, Ruth's embraces the rich decor and adds pops of colour and foliage to brighten up each room.
Name: Saara - @saara_mcloughlin
About: With bright colours and bold patterns, Saara has managed to infuse colour into every corner of her home.
Name: Katrina - @vintageirishkat
About: A fan of upcycling and DIY projects, Katrina incorporates colour through quirky refurbished furniture and spectacular wall painting designs.
Name: Meg - @vintageirishnest
About: Upcycling and painting furniture is a great way to add personality to a space and Meg's charm shines through her impressive colourful creations.
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