Friday
Apr112014

Color Me Fresh

One of the best ways to add a fresh look to your home, apartment, or whatever space you want to update, is through color. Want to make something old look new? Try a new color! To breathe new life into your space, it's always a great idea to look into current color trends.

 

With lots of daylighting and soft colors, this dining room really feels open, large, light. A great place to host guests.

 

For 2014, neutrals are back, but with a twist. Last year going big and bold with color was the idea, and this year color is still the best way to create a brighter fun space, except now you can do that with pastel colors.

 

Bedrooms are a great place for neutral colors, especially if it is a small room. Using this soft grey really creates the idea of more room in the space.

 

Neutral color tones keep a space open, bright, and inviting.

 

Neutral colors allow for more decorating possibilities as well! Add pops of color wherever desired. With grey neutrals especially, colors options are endless when it comes to picking accents for any room.

 

Create areas throughout the your home by creating an area of interest for the eye and use a softer sheen of a bold color.

 

Another 2014 trend to keep in mind when decorating your home is mix and matching patterns. Don't shy away from a good pattern, even if there's another pattern used in the space you want to fix up. It creates visual texture and makes the space more exciting. You can be subtle with light colored patterns like the image above, or you can go bold with patter/color choice like in the photo below.

 

You can be bold when going neutral! Especially in a light space. Pick an accent wall and choose any muted color, and it is sure to pop! Neutrals are a great way to be creative and fun as well as open up and lighten any space. 

It's time to get creative, and be neutral.

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