Add accents of color

Declutter your shelf or rearrange your books. We love the way these kitchen shelves are brightened up to introduce some bold colors into a white color scheme.

Add accents of color
Add accents of color

Paint a wall an accent color

Go bright and bold to bring out the best of what you have – old books, a dictionary, even a postcard come to life against this scarlet wall.

Paint a wall an accent color
Paint a wall an accent color

Don’t forget the details

Plates, dishes, cups, pots, crocks, bowls, jugs – even utensils – can all add color to a kitchen or dining room.

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Colorful spoons
Porcelain tea cups
Porcelain teacups

Put strong colors together to create contrast

Pillows really brighten up a couch! If your couch is neutral in tone, use a throw or blanket to add vibrancy.

Put strong colors together to create contrast
Put strong colors together to create contrast

Upcycle old furniture

Whether it’s from a yard sale or a thrift store, you can transform old wooden closets, chairs, and tables with a fresh lick of paint.

Upcycle old furniture
Upcycle old furniture

Play with pattern

Bring new shapes, designs, and patterns into your home with throws and pillows. We love this soft Reversible Knitted Chevron Throw with its colorful pattern, and so cozy when the nights draw in!

Chevron throw
Play with pattern

Go wild with design and contrast

Another great way to play with color and pattern is to take inspiration from animal prints.

Go wild with design and contrast
Go wild with design and contrast

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