Want to Instantly Amp Up Your Design Game? Try This Colorful Trend

updated Jul 17, 2019
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Want to bring the perfect pop of color to your space? Try dipping your toes (or your tray, or napkin, or lamp) into a bright, bold hue. Literally—color-dipped accents are popping up everywhere, and they’re equal amounts stylish and fun.

Fortunately, you can easily bring this look into any space. We found it on everything from utensils and napkins to vases and lamps, in shades that mimic the relaxed tones of summer. Have a look at some of our favorite finds:

Corral your jewelry and accessories in this functional tray that also serves as an objet d’art. We love the fun gradients of color that line the bottom and sides of each piece.

Credit: CB2

These beautiful cotton napkins are dip-dyed by hand to create a natural ombre effect. They’d make a unique hostess gift when paired with a set of wooden serving spoons and tied together with a raffia ribbon. 

Credit: Target

The traditional-meets-modern aesthetic of this statuesque table lamp is giving us all of the feels. Place one on each end of a console for a dramatic, stylish impact. 

Consider this stool the perfect accent piece for any home. The raw wooden base will seamlessly blend in, whether you’re working with a pared-down aesthetic or embracing bold hues and patterns. Plus, the dipped navy legs offer the perfect pop of color.

Ceramic Nesting Jugs, $36 for a set of four

Available in an array of rainbow hues, these graduated nesting jugs are perfect for serving anything from creamer to salad dressing in style. Each piece is hand-dipped—not to mention dishwasher and microwave safe.

Credit: Macys

Dipped in a fresh, white coat of paint, this rustic ladder will add a natural element to your living space when perched up against the wall. Alternatively, it could be hung horizontally over your sofa and act as an interesting conversation piece.

Credit: Burke Decor

Clocking in at a little over 10-inches long, these attractive wooden spoons are perfect for sautéing your favorite stir-fry or tasting a pipin’ hot pot of stew. You can choose from black, white, or grey, but we think they look particularly eye-catching when all three hues are mixed together.

Credit: West Elm

Take your flower power to the next level with West Elm’s cute bud vases. Crafted from porcelain, these vases are hand-shaped and finished with gold leafing for a chic accompaniment to the simplest of buds. They’d look attractive placed together on a mantel or displayed solo on an end table or nightstand.