Colorful Updates for Every Room in Your Home

Colorful Updates for Every Room in Your Home

Nancy Mitchell
May 23, 2015
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A colorful home is a happy home. So we've compiled this compendium of creative ways to add a little more color to every single room.

Above: This amazingly colorful wall treatment (as seen in a hallway spotted on keltainen talo rannalla) is probably wallpaper, but you could recreate the look with washi tape.

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Don't want to paint your living room walls? Try adding colorful mats to all your art. DIY from Design Sponge.

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Colorful curtains can also make a big difference — bonus points if they're different colors. From Domino.

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Try this: a bright stripe right about the countertop in the kitchen. (If you use a higher gloss paint for this, it'll be easier to clean as well.) And the differently colored cabinet doors are definitely a bold look, but one we can't help but love. Photo from House and Garden.

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For a slightly more subtle way to add color in the kitchen, try some brightly colored barstools (as seen in Judy and Don's Houston home).

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A bright color on the ceiling will give the whole room a special glow. Image by Florian Braun for Freistil Rolf Benz.

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Here's an idea that's especially nice for the dining room — ombre chairs. They don't even have to match. Photo from Decor8.

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I think this funky painted door would be a great way to add a little color to a bedroom. DIY from One Kings Lane.

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The bathroom is a great place for a colorful rug, like this one spotted in a Dutch home from My Scandinavian Home. (You can buy the rug on Etsy.)

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Or use paint to make an unfortunate feature into an exciting one, like Kristen did with the exposed pipes in her Denver home.

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