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    35 Colorful Furniture And Decor Pieces To Add To Your Neutral Home

    Because neutral is fun but color is better.

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    1. A prismatic window film that not only provides privacy from the outside world, but creates literal rainbows all over your home when the light shines through.

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    Check out BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell's full write-up on this rainbow window film.

    Promising review: "I can't tell you how surprised and delighted we were at the rainbow effect this film has. I bought it to make a window overlooking the street more private, and I thought I would appreciate seeing the rainbow colors on the window itself. But then when the light was shining on it at the right angle, it cast these beautiful rainbow colors on the wall. So I bought a second roll to put on one of our master bedroom windows that overlooks our neighbor's patio so I don't have to draw the curtains. In the morning now, the light comes in at just the right angle to pass through the rainbow prism and cast beautiful rainbow colors on the wall." —J.B.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in seven sizes).

    2. A velvet ottoman to add a pop of color to your interior, especially if you play it safe with warm neutrals or lots of grays.

    A square-shaped ottoman that fits into sleek gold leg frames
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Wanted two stools that not only finish the look of the living room but also offer decent place to sit. Met both the requirements and in addition they look fancy, too." —Meghna Saxena

    Get it from Amazon for $108.72+ (available in six colors).

    3. A quilt set with major fall vibes so you can colorfully embrace the best season. The quilt's reversible, so once you get tired of looking at woodland creatures, you can flip it over for white flowers on a cobalt-blue background.

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    Promising review: "After looking at what seemed like hundreds of bed covers, this one really stood out. It isn't flowers or weird geometrics. It's an interesting woodland grouping of animals and leaves with autumnal colors and setting. The quality is very good. I'm using an ivory bedskirt with it and couldn't be happier." —RWMo

    Get it from Amazon for $73.44+ (available in twin, full/queen, and king sizes).

    4. A panel of blue velvet curtains to black out the sun and also add a pop of color to your room. These window treatments will block out 75% of sunlight and help reduce your electricity bill because you won't need to blast the air-conditioning as much. Plus, they're machine washable (you never know!).

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    Promising review: "OK, I am beyond thrilled with these curtains, they are very soft and solid (think heavyweight upholstery). They keep the light out and help keep the room noticeably cooler — the windows are south facing and get full sun all day — this room gets hot in summer and the curtains make it so much nicer. I'd give these curtains a 10 if I could. Very happy and will be ordering more as rooms get remodeled." —Angelia Olson

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+/panel (available in four sizes and nine colors).

    5. A set of orange-and-white plaid pillow covers that'll add a bit of color to a neutral space. Because they're covers and not full-blown pillows, once we're out of autumn you can just fold them up and store them out of sight until next year.

    Reviewer's orange and white plaid pillows are shown in a basket
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    Promising review: "These are a great price! Recently I realized, why in the world am I buying all these pillows and having to store the seasonal pillows when out of season??? I should just buy pillowcases and switch them out! That way I don’t have to store a mass amount of pillows and it’s cheaper and better for the environment ultimately. These pillowcases were perfect for my fall seasonal pillow display! True to color as pictured. The material feels like a softer burlap texture. It’s definitely true to the fall theme!" —Review Queen

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in seven sizes and 11 colors) and a set of two pillow inserts for $9.74+ (available in 10 sizes).

    6. A set of dark green (though there are 14 great colors to choose from) silk-like pillowcases to jazz up your neutral bedding. The ultra-silky material is nonabrasive, which will help with preventing hair breakage.

    Stock photo of a bed with green satin pillows on them
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    Promising Review: "We have bought at least six different brands of these kinds of pillowcases over the years via Amazon. We always order standard-size pillowcases but invariably, we end up with queen-size ones. These standard-size pillowcases really are standard size. They fit our pillows perfectly. And though all the brands that advertise under the 'satin' or 'sateen' or 'silk' pillowcase category, represent that their products are, or 'feel like' silk, these pillowcases really do feel silky. We have only washed them (cold water and line-dried only) a few times, but they seem as though they will hold up. I sure hope so. They are the best and most comfortable that we have yet to find on Amazon." —George Scarlatta

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four sizes and 14 colors).

    7. A blush pink sofa with a tufted seat that effortlessly blends a boho style with modern lines. It's 84" long — aka 7 feet — so you can actually stretch your legs all the way out and take a much deserved nap.

    A blush pink, velvet sofa displayed in a living room with accent pillows and a throw blanket on top
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    Promising review: "This couch is beautiful! The color is so rich and vibrant, it’s exactly what I wanted! Brings life to my living room, couldn’t be happier with my purchase." —Gloria

    Get it from Wayfair for $770+ (originally $1,350+; available in eight colors).

    8. Some gold and dark-blue velvet barstools to add instant glam to any kitchen. The foot rail is a nice touch — how many times have you sat at a barstool and awkwardly had your feet dangle off a foot from the floor?

    Reviewer's navy blue and gold bar stools are shown in the kitchen
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    Promising review: "I’ve been looking for chairs similar to these for a few years now. They are the perfect size and match my decor beautifully. Came in excellent condition and very easy to assemble. Great value for the cost. They look high-end. Very please with my purchase." —Krissy

    Get it from Amazon for $203+ (available in five colors and either gold or chrome).

    9. A trio of ceramic vases that come in powder blue, pink, and periwinkle. This set is as sculptural as it is practical, so whether you stick a stem in each or not, they're still really aesthetically pleasing.

    Reviewer's trio of vases are displayed on a book
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    Promising review: "These are amazing!! Make sure to look at the specs because they’re smaller than I anticipated, but they’re super-high quality and insanely adorable. I’d buy these 8 million times over." —Christina Loeffler

    Get the set of three from Amazon for $21.90.

    10. A blush-pink velvet statement chair so you can WFH in style. It also comes in 31 (!!!!) different color combos, so there's truly something for every style.

    Reviewer's pink velvet chair for their desk
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    Promising review: "I love love love this chair! It was very easy to assemble. The color is stunning and it's comfortable! All this for a great price!" —Lisa Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in 32 colors).

    11. A velvet ottoman that comes in a variety of rich colors. This thing is so dang classy. The tassels, the piping, even the color options...it's all so sophisticated.

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    Promising review: "OMG! I love this ottoman, beautiful, it's the perfect match to my sofa and chair. I've been looking for months to try to find something to match, took a chance on this one. PERFECT!!!! I couldn't be happier." —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $102.53+ (available in five colors).

    12. A mid-century modern cement planter with leaves carved into it. The standard for planters is to be a neutral tone like terra-cotta or brass, so it's nice to see one that instead adds a pop of color to your interior.

    Reviewer's pink planter with etched leaves has a leafy plant in it
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    Promising review: "I was regretting spending a little more than my usual but I loved this design and color. I’m so happy I got it. I regret nothing. First the packaging was perfect! It screams quality. Once I’ve put my beloved little plant in its new awesome home what could go wrong? All is right with the world. A fine purchase indeed. It’s art." —Bonnie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes and six colors).

    13. A splurge-worthy Frida Kahlo–inspired hand-painted chair upholstered in velvet and finished with gold. A set of these eye-catching chairs would look perfect around a dining table or sitting solo in front of your desk.

    Etsy / Chair Whimsy

    Chair Whimsy is a woman-owned business founded by Wendy Conklin based in Austin, Texas. The brand specializes in handmade custom chairs and sofas with colorful designs.

    Promising review: "Absolutely beautiful, exactly what we wanted and hoped for! They were perfect for our wedding and now will be in our home as a special memory and statement piece. We get so many compliments on the unique style and quality of the chairs, they fit in PERFECTLY with our home!" —Whitney Palmer

    Get it from Chair Whimsy on Etsy for $1,399 (available in five colors).

    14. A pair of orange lamps for adding a touch of color without going overboard. We love the circular shape, too, because it'll break up all the hard right angles in your space.

    Reviewer's lamps sit on a mirrored console table
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    Promising review: "I. Love. These. Lamps!! I bought the orange set because I wanted to add some color to my living room. These are tall and gorgeous. Stunning! Obsessed! I would buy them in every color if I could." —Dan Neuville

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $116.38+ (available in seven colors).

    15. Or an owl table lamp to add a bit of whimsy to your space. It comes with the shade and an LED lightbulb that has a lifespan of 25,000 hours.

    Reviewer's close up of the owl lamp
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    Promising review: "One word describes this little lamp...ADORABLE! I'm so happy with it! It isn't a super bright lamp but is brighter than a nightlight and adds a nice touch at the end of my back hallway. Quick shipping and secure packaging made it an easy purchase. I'm so pleased with this lamp and highly reccomend it." —SMK

    Get it from Amazon for $58.57.

    16. A pair of metal barstools available in 12 colors. Hot pink? You got it. Bright yellow? Smash that "add to cart" button. If you want to add a splash, not a pop, of color to your kitchen, these barstools will do it.

    Reviewer's kitchen with orange barstools
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    Promising review: "These chairs have tied my dream kitchen together. It is so hard to find anything in orange and when I saw these my heart almost burst and my husband ordered them immediately for me. I am a bartender by trade and I have sat on some barstools, let me tell you, the rubber feet make these stools actually comfortable! They are bright, beautiful, sturdy, and the perfect height! The color is true to the online pictures! One of my favorite purchases to date!" —Heatherbrook Young

    Get it from Amazon for $92.99+ (available in packs of two or four and 12 colors).

    17. A color-blocked side table with a tray-like top that helps prevent spillage and overcrowding. If you love color but are too nervous to get big colorful pieces like sofas and chairs, this table is a great addition to consider.

    A reviewer image of the table, which has four splayed legs and a circular top with a slightly raised edge around the rim, in yellow
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    Promising review: "I love my new yellow-gray table. It’s a great addition to the room: vibrant, colorful, and fun. It’s well made, practical, and stylish. Everything I wanted from the piece!" —Joshua

    Get it from Wayfair for $72.99+ (available in four colors).

    18. A pack of 100 postcards from the archives of the New York Botanical Garden. Each set comes with 100 beautifully illustrated rare portraits of exotic flowers, cacti, and succulents. Write love letters to your friends or frame them for your wall. Either way they're going to put a smile on someone's face.

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    Promising review: "I bought these to use as decor in my apartment and I love them. The colors are vivid and the paper is thick and durable. I love the box that it comes in and the little ribbon inside so you can easily lift the stack of postcards out without flipping the whole box over." —Dair Stout

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    19. A super-soft green checkered throw blanket that has big '90s Nickelodeon energy. It's mostly green and cream with a few pops of orange, lavender, yellow, and blues.

    Paka Prints / Etsy

    There's a whole home collection from the same designer with matching colors.

    Paka Prints is a woman-owned small business based in Berlin, Germany, that designs cute, offbeat home goods.

    Get it from Paka Prints on Etsy for $36.

    20. Peel-and-stick stair riser decals for upgrading your staircase. The decals are waterproof and come in either glossy or matte finish. Reviewers swear that they're super easy to install. Just wipe the stair riser clean, stick the decal on, and boom, you're done! It's really that easy.

    Bleucoin / Etsy

    Bleucoin is a small shop based in India that sells a stylish variety of decals for walls, stairs, tile, and more.

    Promising review: "I’m the biggest skeptic and also the most critical of imperfections...and I give this product a 100% approval! Super-high-quality materials, the colors are vibrant and the patterns are gorgeous, soooo easy to install (like ridiculously easy), and the shipping was lightning fast. Excellent communication by seller. I will totally be purchasing from them again!" —kurstinhollenbeck

    Get the Spanish pattern from Bleucoin on Etsy for $9.49+ (available in nine sizes and two finishes) and be sure to check out the rest of the colorful options they have.

    21. A collapsible storage bin that comes in many sizes and colors. Gone are the days where you have to hide unsightly storage bins under the bed or buried somewhere in the garage.

    group of various sized bings holding miscellaneous objects
    MoMA Design Store

    Get it from MoMA Design Store for $12+ (available in two sizes and nine colors).

    22. An easy-to-install, color-changing showerhead able to cycle through seven different colors. Because who needs to go to the club when YOU ARE THE CLUB.

    Reviewer's series of photos shows the color-changing shower head in a bathtub
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    Promising review: "Our old showerhead broke, got this as a quick affordable replacement and thought the light would be funny. It’s actually so amazing!! Like a spa at home LOL, nice to shower in the dark before bed. The light is enough to light up the bathroom in the dark but not blinding. The water pressure on this thing is actually great. Lightweight showerhead, only one speed setting. You can’t change the lights as they change on their own and it runs with the flow of the water. Hose is long enough to still bathe our dogs in the tub, too. Great value for the price."—Gabby

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    23. A knitted, textured throw blanket that comes in over 25 colors and has over 19,000 5-star ratings! With that many color options, there's definitely something for everyone.

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    Promising review: "If you're looking for a nice pop of color in a neutral room — this is it! I inspected the throw carefully and found no issues. No holes or messed up fringe. Aside from the color, I absolutely love the pattern which adds a simple but noticeable texture over clean white sheets. The throw is lightweight enough that I can see myself using it over the summer but warm enough to keep me cozy in between seasons." —Rosalyn

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in 27 colors and three sizes).

    24. An artificial ivy garland pack with nearly 1,000 leaves. Turn any bland wall into a foresty delight.

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    Promising review: "These vines are well made and work beautifully to decorate. This is my second purchase! I use them as curtains and they look so beautiful. Would air outside for about a day just to get the packaging smell out." —dee

    Get it from Amazon for $8.29+ (available in small or large leaves).

    25. A Rubik's Cube tissue box cover that has over 2,000 positive reviews. This is a great conversation piece that won't take up much space.

    Reviewer's tissue box that looks like a Rubik's Cube on a table
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    Promising review: "Love this tissue box! My office is what I call the 'quirky' room in my house, and this fits in perfectly. When I first opened the package I wasn’t impressed thinking the plastic was all scratched. Turned out that each square has protective plastic on it to prevent just that. It’s sturdy and well made — love that it has a bottom cover that attaches with tiny magnets — keeps the tissue box from falling out whenever you pick it up. Highly recommend!" —PamelaJR

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    26. A trendy iridescent and wavy mirror to add a statement piece to any wall. Because it's glass, the colors actually change depending on how the light is hitting it (for instance, the two mirrors pictured below are actually the exact same one!).

    Galisfly / Etsy

    Galisfly is a woman-owned small business based in Tel Aviv, Israel, making handmade iridescent mirrors.

    Promising review: "I ordered the wiggly reflector for my daughters’ new room and it is absolutely stunning! The picture does no justice. I cannot wait to hang it up on their wall and was happy and pleasantly surprised that it came with the hardware to do so. Would definitely buy again!" —matamonalisa559

    Get it from Galisfly on Etsy for $98+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A "Rebin" that's as eye-catching as it is sustainable. Made from 100% recycled plastic, it's a sturdy bin with handles, so trips to the recycling can will be a breeze.

    Recycled multi-colored plastic bins grouped together
    MoMA Design Store

    Get it from MoMA Design Store for $74 (available in three colors).

    28. A small eye rug to show off your ~eye~ for design. It comes in both round and rectangular shapes and will look great on its own or layered over a more simple rug.

    Reviewer's rug with an eye illustration is displayed on the floor
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    Promising review: "Very soft, unique, beautiful. I love it. The rug is an eye-catcher and statement piece for my currently still under-decorated living room. Very boho which is what I was looking for." —BBreez

    Get it from Amazon $22.99+ (available in seven sizes).

    29. A tiny lamp that'll create a full-blown sunset or sunrise right in your room. Perfect for someone whose space doesn't get an adequate amount of natural light and wants to add a pop of color to their space.

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    Promising review: "I ordered this lamp as a gift for my husband. We just set up a room in the basement where he keeps his records, films, musical instruments and other fun stuff. We call it the music listening room — he has a stressful job so he really enjoys going down to the basement and listening to a record and turning on some nice mood lighting. I ordered the sunset lamp as a complement to the theme of the room and we just love it. The closer you are to the wall, the more of a defined a circle it will cast, and the farther back you move the lamp you will see more of an ambient light instead. It’s a really cool light that looks great next to our other eclectic lights, lava lamps and such. When not in use, the lamp is very small and discreet, just a few inches high and sits on the desk in the room." —MBA Squared

    Get it from Amazon $9.99 (available in three colors).

    30. A bouquet of colorful felt flowers to outlast traditional cut flowers, which is great for busy people who love the look of flowers but get bummed when they have to throw them out after a week.

    Felt Up by Amelia / Etsy

    Felt Up By Amelia is a woman-owned, POC-owned business based in Philadelphia making handmade felt flowers and bouquets. Each bouquet is handmade and one of a kind, so I suggest perusing the entire store to find the perfect one for you.

    Get them from Felt Up by Amelia on Etsy for $50 (left), $42 (top right), $34 (middle right), and $52 (bottom right).

    31. A snazzy record player that comes in a suitcase. Better yet: It's available in over 20 colors and patterns, so there's something for any personality.

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    Promising review: "This record player is amazing! I was hesitant to buy because some of the reviews were saying it was broken or the speakers sucked but I got this for my boyfriend who is a musician and he is in love with it. It sounds great and plays the records great! So happy with this purchase. I 100% recommend it." —Sabrina and Gunnar

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in 22 colors).

    32. A funky banana tea towel to add a slice of humor to your kitchen. This is an easy way to add some flavor to a bland kitchen, especially if you're a renter and don't want to make any cosmetic changes.

    A tea towel shows a close up of what the banana pattern looks like
    Freckled Fuchsia

    Freckled Fuchsia is a womxn-owned business based in Portland, Maine, making cute tea towels, prints, and stationery.

    Get it from Freckled Fuchsia for $19.50.

    33. A set of three succulent planters that come with bamboo trays. The trays will help capture the water that will drain from the bottom of the pot, so no more water stains on your wood furniture.

    Reviewer's closeup of the three planters showing off the intricate patterns of each one
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    Promising review: "I am in love with these vibrant and bright-colored pots. They will lighten up any place that you keep them. It is really well made and perfect for succulent plants. Love the design on it and got loads of compliments from my friends. Everything is so perfect about this plant pot." —Jignesh

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99.

    34. A blue cabinet as pretty as is it practical. Hide away stuff when not in use because it's so generously sized, and appreciate how pretty and colorful it is when it steals a glance from you from across the room.

    Reviewer's blue cabinet in shown in a living room
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    Promising review: "I am SO happy with this cabinet! The Caribbean Blue is GORGEOUS!! Nice pop of color in my living room! I would advise having two people put it together. Screwing the hinges in was difficult. One of the screws stripped and the door hangs a bit uneven now. I take the blame because I don't think it would have happened if I had someone helping me. The shelf inside is adjustable. It is one large shelf. The cabinet is solid. HIGHLY recommend!!" —Karen

    Get it from Amazon for $164.39.

    35. A comfy chair and ottoman that are covered in subtle but colorful patchwork upholstery. This set has major mid-century modern vibes, and the patchwork softens it up.

    Reviewer's colorful patchwork chair and ottoman is shown
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    Promising review: "Beautiful chairs!! All I have been getting are compliments on these chairs. Love the colors. Not too flashy, just perfect. I bought these chairs for our family room with a black couch to bring some color in the room and they look wonderful. Very comfy and sturdy. We had issues where the chairs were delayed but Amazon and seller were both very helpful! Very happy with this purchase. They were worth the wait." —MS

    Get it from Amazon for $265+ (available with dark or light gray accent upholstery).

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