How To Add Color To Your Existing Decor And Love It
I love adding pops of color to my existing decor. You don’t have to go color crazy to enjoy the decorative elements in your home but rather using these tips and inspirations, you can safely add color to your existing decor.
You can use easy creative ideas like a pair of pillows, paint the back of a bookshelf, add color to the floor or the ceiling, a splash of unexpected and beautiful color can change any space from dull to breathtaking.
Here are some inspirational ways you can add some color to your existing decor. Also, be sure to check out 6 Ways To Easily Add A Pop Of Color To Your Home that I used in my home.
Pillows, Throws, and Rugs
In the bedroom below, the use of pillows, a throw, and an area rug all in blush pink added some romantic and elegant pops of color. Using subtle colors like pastels can ease color into your home in a delicate and yet beautiful way.
I love how the use of pastels below added some delicate color to this living room as well.
Clearly, the owner wanted to maintain an all-white living space but yet the pops of color in the decorative accent pillows add depth and dimension instead of a drab white slated living room.
Refinishing your furniture is a very innovative way to add colors to your home. Below, the green added an element of color into the dresser and using a delicate vase and flowers pulled it together perfectly.
Be sure to check my Furniture Restoration posts out too for some inspiring ideas.
I was able to add a wonderful pop of color to my office by transforming my cabinet using Fort York Red by Fusion Mineral Paint. I had so much fun brightening my office and using coordinating decor elements like the red lampshade and some wall art too. I love my office now. It’s so bright and cheerful and has changed my whole attitude about adding color.
Accessories and Accents
Adding color to decor elements like accessories and accent pieces is the perfect way to add pops of colors. Items like dining room chairs or beautiful bar stools can be a great way to add color to your home. This kitchen is clearly all white yet by adding pops of green they were able to add rich elements of color in the most stunning ways.
Below, more of a color risk was taken by adding a striking purple chair and other colorful accent pieces. I love the brave use of colors and the dated accent pieces scattered around the room.
Even a simple vase with green branches can be an exciting way to add some color and not make it a permanent change.
Wallpaper and Gold Element Accents
If you are willing to take more of a risk you can add a subtle wallpaper design to any room. Redesigning my half bath with colorful wallpaper totally transformed it.
I love how they added gold accents to this room too. What a great way to add color without having to go bold.
Be sure to see how I added gold elements in my home with my post called How To Glam It Up With Stunning Gold Decor.
Ceramic Tile and Accessories
You can also add pops of color by using ceramic tiles and then use decorative elements to introduce complimentary colors too. I love how the use of coral was added to this bathroom – it pulls your eyes to the coral but yet allows you to fully appreciate the subtle pastel green tile.
Paint, Rugs, and Accent Pieces
Clearly, the room below uses color in the most inventive ways. The use of pastels and whites pulls this gorgeous room together in a chic and yet subtle way.
Using neutrals can often make a room dull and lifeless but in this bedroom – they were sharp about adding a colorful accent rug paired with neutrals to create a pretty punch of color. Notice the trim around the fireplace and the use of a stunning bluish-green on the shelving units.
There are so many creative ways you can add color to your home without having to be too bold or bodacious. Using items like accessories and accent furniture pieces also makes it easy to swap colors more readily too and allows you to add color to your existing decor. This way, you are not stuck with the colors and you can constantly recreate and redesign your living space.
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