Updated: Oct 18, 2018
Draw attention to beautiful features by painting them in a contrasting colour to their surroundings.
Hide ugly features, or those that you don't want to stand out, by painting them in the same or a similar colour to their surroundings.
In the finished room a cupboard door is almost invisible in the wall behind the bed. If you look carefully you can just see it behind the tulips.
This white cupboard door is a stark contrast to the colour of the wall (Farrow & Ball Off Black). It draws the eye, making it the focal point and breaking up the length of the wall.
By painting the door in the same colour as the wall it becomes almost invisible and the wall looks longer.