Including splashes of colour throughout your interiors is one of the easiest ways to give your home its own character and charm. Whilst neutral tones can look elegant and beautiful, they can also leave your home looking bland and lifeless without some variation.
When choosing the right colour, it’s recommended to think of the mood and atmosphere you want to create in that specific room and go from there. Whether it be a bright scarlet red, or a cool-toned duck egg blue, your chosen colours can be added in five easy yet unique ways throughout your home interiors.
Adding a fun and diverse collection of cushions within different rooms around your home is a subtle and exciting way of incorporating colour. There are so many interesting and unique cushions available on the market for affordable prices, making it even more achievable to create your ideal style.
This year we have seen the rise of abstract and artistic patterns, making this one of the best ways to add a modern pop of colour into your home. Think bold geometric patterns and playful blocks of colour when choosing your cushion or fabric. However, don’t be put off by the eccentric nature of this trend as adding a few cushions will not overbear the room but is actually more likely to bring it to life.
Curtains can often be overlooked when thinking about adding colour to the home. However, similarly to cushions, made to measure curtains can come in a wide range of colours, styles and textures and are a perfect and unique way to add some character into a room.
Incorporating colour through curtains can be done either in a bold or subtle way depending on the colour or pattern that you choose. However, despite being on the peripheries of most rooms, when curtains are made with bright and colourful fabrics, they can become the focal point of the room.
Working with paint is one of the most cost-effective ways of incorporating colour throughout your home, with the average tub of paint costing anywhere between £8-£38. Whether you want to paint the entire room one colour or only paint one side of the room to create a feature wall, this simple yet effective addition will instantly brighten the room, giving it its own unique character.
Equally, for the kitchen, you can choose to paint the cabinets for an added touch of colour. This year we have seen forest green matched with copper or brass furnishings, and this trend, as well as dark and muted blues, is set to be popular throughout 2021.
Plants have been hugely popular with both millennials and Gen Z audiences this year, making them one of the biggest trends of 2020. If you are a fan of indoor-outdoor living, then try adding plants within your home to add both colour and nature throughout.
Some options for popular plants include the Swiss Cheese Plant, the Madagascar Dragon Tree, as well as the Money Tree (also known as a Guiana Chestnut). These plants are extremely trendy in homes this year and require low effort when it comes to upkeep – the perfect combination for a colourful home accessory.
Lastly, statement light fixtures are nothing new when it comes to home interior trends. However, this year there have been more varieties available on the market than ever before.
For a modern and eccentric feel, add a statement neon coloured light to your wall. If you want to add colour but prefer a more industrial style, tall brass or copper floor lights are a perfect addition. Alternatively, if you are after a subtle, more muted pop of colour, you can opt for a colourful bedside light that matches your cushions or other room accessories.
Adding colour to your home doesn’t have to be daunting. By incorporating small pops of colour throughout these five ways can completely transform your room and give it a unique personality without being overbearing.