DIY Home Decor: 8 Fun Projects to Sneak Color into Your Home

DIY Home Decor: 8 Fun Projects to Sneak Color into Your Home

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Adrienne Breaux
Sep 28, 2014
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This post is for the color shy who are looking for small projects that will help you ease into adding it to your home. And for those who have a lot of color in their home but are always on the lookout for fresh ways to sneak more color in. It's also for anyone looking for a fun and colorful DIY project to work on this weekend! We've gathered eight to choose, from small to big!

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Start out small, simple and affordable by using the best color palette: Mother Nature! Learn how to turn miniature gourds into flower vases on Green Wedding Shoes.

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These tiny little bowls could be for sea salt or rings, but they could definitely be for adding a potent little spot of color, too. From For the Makers.

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A great way to add color to your home is through decorate throw pillows. We love these because thy're not even completely colored — Mamie Boude shows how to dye as much or as little of these pillow covers as you want.

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We've showed this DIY project before, because we love it so much! Take a chair or other piece of furniture you don't love anymore and totally transform it with this idea spotted on Dream a Little Bigger. Don't feel like you have to use all those colors, either; you could easily pull this off with a smaller color palette.

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No your eyes do not deceive you. This painted fabric curtain project spotted on A Beautiful Mess isn't colorful, just black and white. But the very same method for creating these gorgeous hand-painted dots could totally be done in any color you choose!

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Looking for a bigger impact with color? Take a plain rug or some canvas drop cloth and stamp the geometric pattern of your choosing with whatever color you desire! Spotted on Shoes Off Please.

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The projects above all lovely but you need way more color? Move on next to this fun hand-painted wall project on Vintage Revivals.

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When all else fails, a big splash of color in an unexpected spot, like the inside of a hall closet-turned-office, can be a huge and fun way to sneak color into your home.

How have you used color in your home in a sneaky way?

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