Make a room appear bigger: To create the illusion that your ceiling is higher than it is, try using the same colour on the woodwork and walls, as this will make the walls appear taller. It also helps to use a white on the ceiling that is sympathetic to the wall colour, so you are less aware of where the walls end, and the ceiling begins. - See more at: http://www.farrow-ball.com/living-room-inspiration/content/fcp-content#sthash.Gk3acKFz.dpuf
Ombre wall paint inspiration, on trend for 2016. Love the transition of dark to light blue here, especially how well it contrasts with white furniture. Blue and white work very well together and here's a way of introducing blue without giving screaming "beach house".