Color Pop vs. Neutral Rooms
If you love decorating often, then the best option is keeping walls neutral. Creams, whites and even greys throughout the property allow you to redecorate as often as you like, without having to change every accessory in the house on your way. Neutral schemes also mean that you can keep your rooms looking fresh and bang on trend, as they will never look dated in the next season. Not only do these colors exude simplicity, but they also add a look of style, depth and luxury. In one room, it is best to stick to two complimenting neutral tones, and then it is up to you to add that bold pop of color against them. So here are some great ways to keep your rooms neutral while adding some character and color in your paint remodel project.
Against these neutral colors it is easy to inject life and vivacity to your space with some simple steps. Bright colors and prints are the perfect combination to add some splash of color that can be changed whenever you want. Living rooms and bedrooms are easily warmed up with patterned rugs, throws, comforters and cushions, which are the ideal blend of color, pattern and texture. With kitchens and bathrooms however you can add bright prints in with towels and appliances.
Bright prints and pictures can be hung in absolutely any room and can be quickly and easily changed at any point. Bold oranges, reds and purples are the perfect warming colors for bedrooms and living rooms and will always suit every season. The best prints for these rooms include modern shapes, vintage prints and flowered prints. Hues of greens and blues however are more suited to bathrooms, kitchens and dining rooms, and are more likely to be suited to photography canvases suited to your particular color scheme. It’s so quick and easy to change your mind and once you wish to change your color schemes, the whole room can be instantly transformed. You will be presented with a new blank canvas that will allow for a speedy remodel, with the ability to bring a whole new feel to all rooms of the house, while adding interesting prints and colors against your neutral backdrop.
Color blocking is an exceptionally modern and stylish way of brightening up your neutral tones. With textiles you could add your blocks of color to curtains, cushions and chair seat covers. You can also buy your accessories to match your color-blocking scheme such as your kitchen crockery, cutlery and appliances as well as your bathroom towels, shower curtains and cabinets.
The best thing about color blocking, is that it is so easily done yourself and is ideal if you’re decorating on a budget. Color blocking can be done to countless items in your home and can be done by interior design beginners, as well as those more experienced. Adding a touch of paint to certain accessories is the easiest way to get an effective color block, from photo and mirror frames and lamps to even chair frames and your kitchen cupboard doors. So pick out a few pieces in your home that you want to block with color to create some statement pieces.
DIY color blocking is also really useful and easy to do if your house has undergone any damage, as anything can be so easily replaced, including sofas, flooring and other furnishings throughout your home. Once you’ve accessorized your home and fitted all of your valuables into your newly decorated house, making sure that you’re fully covered is essential so that anything can be replaced or repaired. In the unfortunate cases of fires, water damage or even theft, you can still get back your modern, stylish and colorful rooms with ease with even the most basic cover. Just take a look around to find the best cover for you, to ensure any potential problems are taken care of. Simple color schemes therefore have many benefits, allowing your house to be easily redecorated under an circumstance.
Can’t settle on one color scheme in particular? Well neutral colors, especially white, allows you to combine all sorts of colors together with your accessories that you wouldn’t usually combine. Best of it is, this approach will look great in absolutely any room of the house, particularly with the collation of primary colors including green, red, yellow and blue. These colors will really stand out against white backgrounds and even the smallest collection of accessories will make a huge difference to the feel of the room, such as photo frames, vases and candles. These colors look particularly modern with kitchen and bathroom tiles when surrounded by white tiles, and even better, they will never become outdated. They will also never clash together; so can be put together in any way you wish. So start getting creative!