Color Tip! Add Color With These Accents

Color Tip! Add Color With These Accents

Landis Carey
Aug 25, 2011

Throw pillows and blankets, colorful ceiling medallions and artwork as well as accent paint are all great ways to add pops of color to your home! Some may not be easily changeable, but all add interest and personality. Take a look at the below examples and tell us...which is your favorite way to add color to a space?

Create a graphic pattern by painting a group of ceiling medallions varying shades of the same hue. Read more about this great idea in the post Using Ceiling Medallions on the Wall.

Okay, so maybe this isn't a great example of The Color Cure Week 4's theme—Easily Change Color—but it is a great, creative use of color! Read more about it in the post A Sweet Trend? Candy Colored Blue & Pink for Interiors.

Don't just paint a neutral chevron pattern on your wall, take lead from Noah's Room and mix it up with a spicy color!

Here is a great use of colorful accents against a mostly-neutral palette. Check out the rest of Jessica's Gem in Kerrisdale.

There may be no better way to add pops of color than with throw pillows and easily-changeable textiles. So of course Amy & David Butler's Creative Textile Lab of a Home is the perfect place for such inspiration!

Check out the powerful punch these grass-colored pillows and throw blanket add to this otherwise achromatic room. Click over to discover the other creative uses of color in Jennifer's "Surprise on the Inside" Ranch.

Still shy about color? Take a lead from Michael & Shannon's Mix of Tradition and Travel, where a beautiful plant and throw blanket bring their otherwise neutral bedroom to life.

Sarah's Classic Modern in the West Village is another great example of how to easily change and add color.

What's not to love about a painted door? It's a great, easy way to add color to a home's interior or exterior. Take a look at how the exterior of Dana & Steve's Sunny Southern Craftsman is brought to life with this lovely color.

Tell us, Color Curists: Which is your favorite way to add color to a space?

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