Have you heard that your home is a reflection of your personality?
What better than to infuse it with energy and character through the use of vibrant and bright colours?
Colourful home styling can breathe new life into any space, creating an atmosphere that is both visually captivating and emotionally uplifting!
Below are 7 easy and simple tips to help you style your home with colour and create a truly dazzling and inspiring space.
1. Start with a Colour Palette:
This is most likely my favourite 😊
It's a great idea to start off by setting up a cohesive colour palette that sets the tone for your home. Begin by choosing a primary colour and a few complementary shades that resonate with your style and how you want to feel.
Consider factors like natural light, room size, and existing furniture to create a harmonious colour scheme that flows seamlessly from one room to another.
2. Make a Statement with Accent Walls:
An accent wall can be a powerful tool in adding a splash of colour to your home. Select a wall you'd like to feature and paint it with a bold hue that complements the overall colour scheme. By doing this, you'll create a focal point that adds depth and character to the space. You may want to experiment with rich jewel tones, vibrant pastels, or even floral or geometric patterns to create a visually stunning accent wall.
If painting and wallpaper seem too permanent, you may want to think about adding wall decals as a removable option.
3. Play with Colourful Artwork, Furniture and Accessories:
Inject colour into your home by incorporating colourful artwork, furniture pieces and accessories. Opt for statement pieces like a vibrant painting, a bright sofa, a bold rug, or even colourful chairs to add a pop of personality to your living room. Cushions, curtains, and vases that complement your chosen colour palette are also great in adding a pop of colour. These elements can create a harmonious blend and add visual interest to your space.
4. Experiment with Colourful Patterns:
Patterns are wonderful to add depth and visual style to any room. Incorporate colourful patterns through wallpapers, throw pillows, rugs, or curtains. Stripes, florals, geometric shapes, or abstract designs can breathe life into your space and create a playful, eclectic atmosphere. Here are some cushions I love, which add fun textures to any space.
Plants not only provide a refreshing touch of greenery but can also introduce vibrant colours into your home. Choose plants with colorful foliage, such as the variegated leaves of Calathea or the vibrant blossoms of orchids. I particularly love the texture and brightness of rubber plants leaves. Place them strategically around your home to create a connection between nature and your colourful interior.
6. Create Colourful Displays and Vignettes:
Arranging decorative items and accessories in groups or clusters help create visually appealing displays. Experiment and play with different colours, textures, and heights to achieve balance and harmony. For example, group colourful vases, candles, and books on a shelf or create a gallery wall with pictures in different styles of frames. These displays add personality and draw attention to the colourful elements in your home.
7. Use Color Psychology to Set the Mood:
Colours have the power to influence our moods and emotions. Leverage color psychology to create specific atmospheres in different areas of your home.
For instance, choose:
- calming blues and greens for bedrooms
- energetic yellows and oranges for creative spaces
- warm and vibrant pinks, reds, yellows and oranges for dining areas and kitchens.
By incorporating these colourful home styling tips, you can transform your living space into a vibrant oasis that truly reflects your unique style and personality. Experiment with different colours, patterns, and textures to create a visually stimulating and emotionally uplifting environment. Embrace the power of colour and let your home radiate joy, creativity, and warmth!!
photo credit SAGE x CLARE