Make the most of the sunshine in a breezy nature-inspired haven. Why not combine buttercup yellow, soft pink and minty green with organic textures for a calming space?  Or play with deep grey and white tones to offer contrast and allow pastel shades to shine?

Here are 6 soft pastels that pair perfectly with summer afternoons…

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#1 Low sheen acrylic paint in Pretty In Pink, $44.10/1L, Porter’s Paints.

#2 ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Freshness, $57.50/4L, British Paints.

#3 ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Paparazzi Pink, $62.50/4L, British Paints.

#4 Low sheen acrylic paint in Neroli, $44.10/1L, Porter’s Paints.

#5 ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Satin Wrap, $57.50/4L, British Paints.

#6 ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Cable Grey, $57.50/4L, British Paints.

Paint colour may vary on application.

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