Inspiration: Dramatic Paint Ideas

Checking out Swedish paint seller Alcro for some color ideas, we came across these big, bold walls that made us do a double-take. Whether or not we'd replicate something like this in our own home, we have to admit that all of these rooms are gutsy. Click below for more...

Using lemon yellow is a brave move on its own, but using it in a geometric, asymmetrical pattern like this takes it over the edge.

For a less expensive, more conceptual take on an area rug, try a square of color on a painted floor. The high-gloss finish heightens the contrast between the brown and the surrounding white.

We've seen brick painted out white many times, but fuschia...not so much. For more ideas, check out Alcro's inspiration gallery.