Taking stats from various DIY stores I have compiled a small list of ten of the nation’s favourite colours. While the classic colours are right up there in this list there is still a few choice of colours that might surprise people…
The Top 10 Best Selling Colours of Paint in the UK
10 – Pale Blue
Info Source: Blue paired with bright white makes us think of fine china, elegant and timeless, creating a cool and soothing mood in this hallway.
9 – Pale Cream
Info Source: A lot of people choose this because it often does not require an undercoat (except where a strong colour change is required) and it often set against a single wall of stronger colour.
8 – Peach
Info Source: The colour peach represents immortality in Chinese civilization because the peach tree of immortality, long thought to be on a mountainside somewhere in the Tian Shan mountains in western China, is a key concept in the mythology of the Taoist religion.
7 – Warm Pink
Info Source: Often relegated to a nursery or dismissed as being too overtly feminine for an often-used space (which of course begs the question: Is pale blue too boyish? Certainly not), pink walls are again having their moment.
6 – Pale Beige
Info Source: Beige is dependable, conservative, and flexible but making it pail makes it warmer. The colour beige is neutral, calm, and relaxing. The attributes and meanings associated with beige change based on the colours it accompanies.
5 – Pale Peach
Info Source: The Energy Healing Properties of the Colour Peach bring you Courage and Charm. It means that you must rally and find the courage to help yourself and also help others not to be afraid to do the same.
4 – Pale Pink
Info Source: The colour pale pink is a light, desaturated shade of pink that isn’t seen as too girly or strong.
3 – Pale Grey
Info Source: Variations of gray or grey include achromatic grayscale shades, which lie exactly between white and black, and nearby colors with low colorfulness.
2 – Magnolia
Info Source: Magnolia is a colour named after the flowering plant of the genus Magnolia. As magnolias have flowers of more than one colour, mainly cream or pale purple, Magnolia may refer to different colours in different countries.
1 – Brilliant White
Info Source: White is associated with light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It is considered to be the colour of perfection. White means safety, purity, and cleanliness. As opposed to black, white usually has a positive connotation.