Spring colour trend: ice cream pastels at Dulux

Find your perfect spring shade with Dulux’s sugary sweet colour collection

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With the first signs of spring arriving, we’re ready to dust off our paintbrushes and give our homes a refresh. This season’s biggest paint trend is pastels, a colour palette taken straight from the runway to the interiors world.

Leading the way in pastel-coloured ice cream hues is Dulux, who’s released some mouth-watering gelato shades within their Easycare range. With 60 colours to choose from, including Vanilla Sundae, Soft Peach and Pretty Pink, there’s a shade to suit everyone’s taste.

Soft, calming and romantic, these peachy pastel shades provide a subtle neutral base for any room. If you’re a keen DIYer, consider mixing and matching shades to create a look that’s unique to your home.

Need some inspiration? Dulux’s stylish shots have plenty of tips on how to keep your home sweet this spring.

Breezy blues

Baby-blue wall paint complements the large glass doors that lead into this bedroom, complete with grey dresser and armchair

Cool baby-blue shades instantly transform this bedroom into a relaxing light-filled space and add subtle colour to a neutral scheme. Dulux Easycare paint in First Dawn, £24 for 2.5L, available at Wickes.

Not quite white

Off-white wall paint complements the contemporary scheme in this living room, complete with faux-fur rug

A plain white wall can look tired and uninspired, but this off-white colour adds a luxurious feel to a living room space. Dulux Easycare paint in Almond White, £24 for 2.5L, Wickes.

Make it mint

A mint green wall is brought to life with monochrome accessories and a muted jade-green chair

Far from being resigned to the toothpaste tube in your bathroom, mint is a refreshing way to update any room in your home for instant impact. Furnish with black accessories and blue-green furniture to mix and match this versatile pallette. Dulux Easycare paint in Mint Macaroon, £24 for 2.5L, Wickes.

Tickled pink

A pastel pink wall transforms this neutral bedroom

Pink walls add vibrancy to this natural colour scheme. Colour clashing is in vogue this season, so use this stunning pink shade to your heart’s content: while it works well with other pastels, adding a shock of red through accessories will create a eye-catching scheme that will get guests talking. Dulux Easycare paint in Pretty Pink, £24 for 2.5L, Wickes.

Botanical green

Natural green wall paint with neutral coloured sofa and wooden floor

With a nod to the botanical interiors trend, this willowy shade makes a statement as much as a wall of leaf-patterned wallpaper ever could. Style with natural wood to creative a tranquil haven, or pep up with monochrome accessories for a contemporary look. Dulux Easycare paint in Willow Tree, £24 for 2.5L, Wickes.