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Add pops of bold, bright colour

It's easy to add colour to any room in the home using decor accessories. Shop around your favourite home decor stores and you will find decor accessories in bold, bright colours and patterns that make it easy to add a quick and easy dose of colour to liven up a room. 

 

west elm

Colourful decor accessories, soft furnishings, and even painted accent pieces, are an affordable way to make any room happy.

tobi fairley

Colour transforms any space. Dark wood furniture would normally make a room feel closed in and dour, but add colour and you have a cheerful atmosphere that is bright and modern.

tobi fairley

Don't be afraid to experiment with fabric and paint to add doses of bold colour. Start with one or the other and then take scraps of fabric or paint swatches with you when choosing more fabrics or colours to complete the look.

Almost any piece of furniture can be painted and you can choose to use acrylic paints, chalk paints or Rust-Oleum spray paints. A new trend in updating furniture is to cover it in colourful printed fabrics. If you want to cover an accent piece in fabric all you need is some gorgeous fabric, a container of ModPodge or clear acrylic sealer and a paintbrush. And don't worry about destroying the piece. If you want to remove the fabric later on just dab on some Plascon RemovALL to strip the sealer and peel off the fabric!

tobi fairley

Introduce small pops of bold accent colour with painted side tables, or spray painting vases and lamp bases. Choose your colours from pieces or hues already in the room. And don't forget how easy it is to paint a plain rug, or even make your own patterned rug using matt or satin paints.

eileen kathryn boyd

tobi fairley

tobi fairley

tobi fairley

Have fun with colours in a home. Who says curtains have to be a single colour! Add  a playful touch to a room with muti-coloured curtain panels that take their colour cues from accessories in the space.

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tilton fenwick

When using decor accessories to add colour to any room - you can add as little or as much as you like, but try to avoid overdoing it. Choose no more than three accent colours if you don't want a room to look overdone and out of balance.

viscusi elson

tobi fairley

Introduce your personality into a living space with colour. No matter what style of decor - colour is at home in any setting - from cottage to minimalist.

 

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