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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.