These days, adding color to your home doesn’t just concern the walls. Although the walls are a great place to start, adding pops of color to your home is all about the details and by details we mean accent pieces. That’s right, we’re talking pillows, blankets, art and table runners galore.
When it comes to pops of color, after choosing a color scheme, use bright shades in the accent pieces you choose to surprisingly add depth and character to your space. These pieces will help you make your house a home by adding elegance and your own personal touch. Step outside the box and use complementary patterns or textures in your pillows and wall art. Sure, we make it sound easy, but in reality it’s easy to get lost in all this “accent piece talk” and finding pieces that blend well together can be the hardest part. Color is a powerful design tool and we have to remember to use the power wisely. It’s all about the details and most importantly; it’s all about designing a space that is true to you and your family. We’re here to help so, without further ado; here are four ways to incorporate pops of color in your space.
Add Color With Pillows
The first thing to remember is stay in line with your color scheme. You can go with something contrasting or something that perfectly complements the core colors of the space. Next, look to accent pieces that inspire you and what’s not to love about throw pillows? With these fluffy and cozy pieces you can stick with one color or you could add a fun pattern that will make not only your furniture pop, but the whole room as well. Unfortunately, these comfy accents can get a bit pricey so you may even want to think about pulling out the sewing machine and making your own. These are easy and inexpensive to change out when your style changes, the season changes or when you’re ready for something new. Throw pillows are just what you need to really make your space stand out and after picking or creating the perfect pillows, you’ll be wishing you could spend every afternoon in this space!
Add Color With Blankets
This accent piece is a big one for living rooms and bedrooms as well. Throw blankets, just like pillows, are a great piece for you to add a splash of color or fun because they can be so easily replaced. A great idea for your throw blankets is to decorate with the seasons, during wintertime pick cool colors to adorn your couch with, and then go with pastel colors for a more springtime feel. Not only will throw blankets give your space that extra style and magic touch that it needs, but it will also make for more comfortable seating. Trust us, your guests will thank you!
Add Color With Wall Art
One of the greatest ways to express ourselves is with art and what better way is there to spruce up your home than with a few custom colorful pieces? This personalized décor is essential for every home. Wall art is the perfect place to throw color into any space and not to mention, it will complement the color you have chosen for the walls of the space too. The art you choose to display around your home is most likely a personal investment or a piece of personal value, which means that it is expensive and should be properly showcased with the right color scheme. We want this artwork to shine! A fun idea for the art décor in your home is to showcase your little ones artwork pieces around the house. Not only will they be so excited that their masterpiece is up on the wall for everyone to see, but the piece will also add a personal element that can’t be found anywhere else. You can also display family photos on the walls of your space, maybe the background of the photo complements the wall colors perfectly. No matter what, when picking out personal investment pieces go with items that you know will complement the color scheme of the space. Think colors, compliment, and wow factor and after these tips, you will clearly know how to do pops of color right!
A table runner is an excellent accent piece for your dining or living room. You can add a table runner to your dining room table or even a coffee table, as the perfect way to add some color to your space. Table runners are great for year round use and there are tons of designs and colors to choose from. Your options are endless so you will surely be able to find one that fits your style as well as the style of your home. They are not only a great addition to your tables, but they also make your centerpieces pop too! Dress up your table runner with flowers or antique pieces in bright shades that complement the existing colors of your space. Adding a table runner to your space will leave you speechless and wondering why you never did it before!
After all of these color-popping tips, we hope to leave you ready to embellish your home YOUR way! There are no rules you must stick to or perfect directions to follow, but the one thing we ask is that you have fun decorating your home and design a space that is all you! If you stick to this you will love your space and all the little details that make it so special.