How to decorate with bold colors?

Are you bored with the current look of the room? Have you always used neutral colors to dress the walls? Do you wish to experiment with something distinct and unique? Well, if this is the case, then it is high time to simply dump the conservative color tones and adopt bold colors to decorate the room. Bold colors shall enhance the overall décor of the room and breathe in new life to the space. The area shall automatically become lively and bright.

Walls – The easiest way to introduce bold colors in the room is to dress the walls in bold colors. Bright color hues such as hot pink, classic pink, bright orange, lemon yellow and apple green are some popular color choices. However, you need to blend the bold color selected with some other light shade to make the bold color stand out. For instance, you may select classic red with sober cream or apple green with sky blue.

Furnishings – if you are skeptical about painting the walls in bold colors, why not introduce furnishings in bold colors. Purchase curtains, blinds, sofa covers, table covers, mats and more in bright bold colors. You may select one bold color and have all the furnishings of that room done in that color or you may also play with few bold colors. Alternatively, you may also go with furnishings in neutral colors accentuated with bold color embroidery and embellishments.

Furniture pieces – Furniture fixtures done in bold colors can be introduced in a room to create a contemporary look. For instance, a red velvet sofa, a wine color bean bag, a blood red lamp shade, pink chairs, etc. when introducing furniture in bold colors, ensure to apply the technique with one or two pieces of furniture only so that they attract attention.

Art piece – a fine art piece can also be used to bring a burst of bold color to the room. An abstract modern painting or portraits of ancient men and women shall simply create a unique look.

Accent pieces – accent pieces are the easiest way to introduce bold colors in the room. Area rugs, throw pillows, cushions, draperies, flower vases, photo frames and other decorative elements in bold color or patterns shall enhance the décor of the room and make it appear unique and distinct.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 26th, 2011

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