why you should be decorating with bright colors
9 simple tricks to elevate any space!
Published Feb 3, 2015 3:00 PM
Is your space feeling a bit drab? We’ve got just what you need for an instant uplift.
skip the wall paint
Can’t commit to a bold wall color? Designate an eye-catching hue to a few key pieces and the focus of the space will instantly be diverted.
experiment with colors
Don’t be afraid to utilize more than one bold shade. When in doubt, stick to the primary color wheel for reference.
Find more living room paint color ideas here.
go for green
You’ve been toying around with the idea of a bright wall – and it’s finally time to take the plunge! A vibrant hue sets the scene in this modern kitchen space.
test it out
Can’t decide how you feel about a certain shade? Start out slowly by integrating one or two color pieces within the decor, gradually building on with time. If you like what you see, go for the whole room!
stick with whites
A strictly contemporary setting with uniform details often results in a lackluster space. Bring life to the decor by opting for brightly-colored furniture and accessories in complentary tones.
on the grid
No space is exempt from a little color-treatment – garages included. Lighten up the space with a colorful peg board, that’s both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
A bold hit of color – regardless of the source – can effortlessly complement a monochrome scheme.
7 more tips for decorating with color.
choose subtle undertones
We love a good white-washed space, especially when it’s elevated by a daring color accent.
Identify a common chard from an accent piece, and incorporate it within select, key decor elements.
find the right hue
Experiment with various shades, noting the differences between each alternative and their effect on the ambience of the decor.
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