Adding pops of color to your remodel design is an excellent way to infuse vibrancy, personality, and visual interest into your living spaces. Whether you prefer bold and energetic tones or subtle and calming hues, strategically incorporating colors can transform the ambiance of your home.
When we work together to design your home remodel, we want to help you design something that is uniquely your style while adding value to the home that will remain for future resale. Contact us any time to learn more about why we have so many happy former clients, and consider these ideas for adding a fun pop of color to your design.
Creative Ways to Add Pops of Color to Your Home
Accent Walls and Ceilings
An accent wall is a classic and effective way to introduce a pop of color into a room without overwhelming the entire space. Choose a wall that serves as a focal point, such as the one behind the bed in the bedroom or the wall facing the entryway in the living room. Accent ceilings are another great way to add major design impact to the space. Opt for a bold, eye-catching color that complements the overall color scheme and style of the room.
Remember, you don’t have to just choose paint for these accent projects. Consider adding texture with unique wall tiles, wood trim, or wallpaper. Built in storage can also be designed in such a way that doubles as a statement piece.
In the kitchen or bathroom, a colorful backsplash can serve as a striking design element. Choose tiles or materials in a vibrant hue or an interesting pattern to create a focal point that complements the cabinetry and countertops.
One of the reasons a backsplash is a great place to use bold colors is because it is one of the easier design elements in a kitchen or bathroom to swap out in the future. It is far less costly and difficult to change your backsplash if you decide on a new color palette or decide your want a bolder pop of color in the future than it is to change your countertops.
While white or natural wood tone cabinets will always be popular, colorful cabinetry is another great option. If you’re feeling adventurous, consider adding colorful cabinetry to your kitchen, bathroom, or even your home office. Bold-colored cabinets, such as navy blue, emerald green, or coral, can create a stunning contrast against neutral walls and countertops, giving your space a unique and sophisticated look.
If you have a modern or eclectic style, consider investing in colorful kitchen appliances like a bright red refrigerator or a mint green stove. These bold choices can create a fun and lively atmosphere in your kitchen.
While this is a major commitment, you might be surprised at how much you like it. Consider how long the life of an average appliance is to determine if this is the right move for you. For example, if you think you are likely to buy a new refrigerator in 10-15 years, decide if a colorful one is something you’re happy to enjoy until you purchase a new one in a decade or so.
Bring pops of color to your outdoor spaces as well. Paint your front door in a bright hue, add colorful outdoor furniture, or plant vibrant flowers and foliage to create a welcoming and visually appealing exterior. If you are feeling particularly bold, you might even choose an entirely new exterior house color.
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