15 Easy DIY Ways To Add Color To A Room

Don't shy away from bright shades! This home decor is both colorful and chic.

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2. Brighten Photo Frames


Eclectic Living Homes outlines several inexpensive ways to color block. For instance, backing frames with colorful construction paper is a simple but striking way to add a touch of brightness.

3. Hang a Statement Painting


One striking piece of wall decor can be all you need to color up a room. Coordinate room decor around its hues, but keep it simple, as in this image by Marili Forastieri.

4. Use Tint Trios


Follow this example from Tobi Fairley Interior Designs; pick your favorite three colors and stick with those. Cool abstract artwork and a funky carpet pull it all together.

6. Color Your Cabinets


Individually colored kitchen cabinets in an otherwise pristine interior are both playful and minimalist. The Tao of Dana has several tips for beginner color enthusiasts.

9. Pick a Favorite


Yes, you can focus on a single hue without going overboard, as evidenced by the collection of amazing purple rooms from Curbly. Purple walls, a pillow, and a vase are just enough, and go well with more muted artwork.

15. Go Retro in the Kitchen


Combine a vintage-inspired pink refrigerator, colorful tiles, and bright chairs for an old-school but upbeat design, as in this kitchen by Astleford Interiors.