Neutral colour tones are an interior design safety net. They're fool proof, easy to use, and always on trend. In other words, it's hard to go wrong. However, having said that, they're not to everyone's taste.
It's possible to inject personality and style into a room through the use of bold colours, but it's important not to overdo it and make something too overpowering. To avoid this, here's how to add bold colours in a room.
Decide on One or Two Accent Colours
When you're daring to go bold, there's a fine light between chic and OTT. A bright and bold multi-coloured room can look extremely boho-chic, but if you're looking to dip your toes into colour, we recommend first deciding on one or two accent colours to introduce into your space. Whether this be a vibrant pink, bold green, or summery orange; once you decide on some colour, you can start to introduce bits of it into your interiors.
How to Be Bold With Colour Through Furnishings
Painting walls might seem like the easiest way to introduce colour into your home, but the truth is that it can sometimes be costly to do so. Not only this, but it’s a more permanent approach than other methods. Instead, introducing bold colours through furnishings can be a more subtle and achievable technique.
Choose a bold colour that takes your fancy and experiment with some cushions and throws. This is an inexpensive method and can be extremely effective. Start with a few furnishings, see if they work in your room and alongside your interior goals, and start to add more. Don't go too crazy though, as this can quickly become overpowering. It's good to balance your bold colours against softer tones, such as creams and greys.
Introducing a Bold-Coloured Rug
Knowing how to be bold with colour through the use of a rug is an extremely effective interior design trick. Flooring is often something that is overlooked when it comes to introducing bold colours into an interior space; a bold carpet is often dated and too bold. However, a rug can introduce the perfect balance.
Choosing the right rug for your space, including a size that fits suitably, is essential. Our high-quality sheepskin rugs come in a variety of bold (and neutral) colour options, perfect for injecting a bold hue into your home without having to compromise on quality, comfort, and style. From bright orange to vibrant yellow, beautiful lilac to intense blue - rugs are a brilliant way of introducing a bold colour without having to commit to new flooring.
In addition to these, our multicoloured Vintage Persian Patchwork rug introduces several lovely bold colours in one. Check out our full product page, making sure to check the colour options for all rugs, to find some rugs that can add colour to your room!
Freshen Up With Flowers
House plants are more popular than ever. And not only are they extremely on trend, but they are also brilliant at introducing colour into your interior space. Floral displays can introduce some beautiful colours, so start with a few and expand your collection. If you want something a little more permanent, you can still buy fake plants and flowers that are realistic and still able to add some vibrant colours to your home. Flowers can also transform your room into an airy and fresh space, perfect for spring/summer!
These are just a few simple and effective tricks to show you how to be bold with colour. Hopefully this will give you the confidence to transform your home into the space you want it to be!