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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...

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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.

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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.

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