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How to Use Brightly Colored Furniture in Your Home
Color lovers rejoice! The long-standing neutral design trend seems to finally be giving way to a fierce wave of color, with splashes showing up everywhere from the kitchen to the kids’ rooms. Color can add freshness to a room, energizing a dull space with pop and shine. Here are some rooms that illustrate this emerging trend.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Creating Statement Pieces
This Kelly green cabinet is vibrant but soothing, evoking the color of rolling green hills. The added touch of the tiny blue lantern set on top makes one think of the sea and sky – a beautiful combination.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Colored Kitchen Cupboard
Blue, in the kitchen specifically, seems to be a trend within a trend. Here are two kitchens that have chosen to use blue cabinets with remarkably different results. The first uses a vibrant royal blue creating a fresh, cheerful look in this rustic cabin.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Bold Kitchen Cabinet
The second look is completely different, and uses a hue closer to navy. The result is modern with a sophisticated and restrained look.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Brightly Painted Furniture
This is the sweetest little vignette, reminiscent of a confection. The high gloss, richly saturated yellow lamp set atop the pale blue cabinet makes a bold statement but remains calming and sublime. A fabulous execution.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Bright Green Living Space
This room takes its cue from nature. The giant glass doors allow a flood of natural light and frames the beautiful garden . Pale green walls, green chairs and a striped blue/green rug complement the view , making the interior feel like an extension of the outdoors.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Bold Dining Room
Orange is a color that, generally speaking, tends to have a more modern appeal. It lends itself particularly well to the clean lines of iconic modern furniture designs, as seen here. The color is used sparingly so as not to overwhelm the space, making the room feel airy and light.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Mixing Colors with Patterns
This room is probably the most electric in the lineup. Not only does it use two very bold hues of blue and orange but it also incorporates strong patterned elements in the rug and chairs. This brave look all magically works in concert to create a fun, sophisticated living space.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Pastel Pink and Green Living Room
This is not your typical pink and green combination. Or at least not what one conjures up when talking about this classic color duo. This combination uses a subdued blush pink and a rich forest green – and the result is stunning. The feminine and strong palette anchors the crisp , otherwise neutral space.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Bright Nursery Idea
This room is a brilliant kid space. It’s a riot of color and pattern that exudes positive energy and playfulness. The canary yellow crib steals the spotlight but the room is carefully accented with hanging frocks, a chair rail lined with trinkets and patterned textiles that all enhance the look.