As the prestigious Wimbledon Tennis Championship hits our capital, and our screens for that matter, it has got me thinking about…white. Wimbledon is the only championship that insists that the players wear an all-white outfit on the court, and how clean and fresh they look sporting it! I do love Wimbledon, there is something terribly British about it, full of pomp and ceremony. Spectators munching on strawberries and cream and sipping Pimms, what’s not to enjoy?
So the tennis players look great in an all white ensemble, but will your home? I understand that an all-white interior can be construed as unimaginative and, dare I say it, boring – however I believe that this colour palette can look super chic, understated and fresh as a daisy. An all-white interior can be lifted by using a small variety of accent colours, by using fresh flowers, cushions and small decorative accessories. However, remember to keep the walls, furniture and the majority of the accessories brilliant white to embrace this look to the utmost.
In honour of Wimbledon, I’ve put together a selection of my favourite all white interiors.
Finally, here is the perfect table setting for a Wimbledon party, all we need now is some sunshine!
Enjoy experimenting with white in your home. My only suggestions would be that you disregard drinking red wine…just a thought!
Nikki Wright is an interior design blogger and self-confessed homebird. Her blog showcases her inspirations along with specially selected beautiful products and design. Her design style is opulent and elegant, using muted colour palettes and lashings of sparkling glass. She firmly believes it's time to channel English country living at its best. Take a look at her blog here - butterflylaneinteriors.co.uk. You can follow Nikki on twitter @ButterflyLane_. Read more posts by Nikki.