5 Easy Ways To Add Color To Your Home

Dated: 05/07/2015

Views: 1894

    There are few things in the world that annoy me more than walking into a home with all white carpets, white tile, white furniture, and white walls. It makes me feel like i'm walking into either (a) a psychiatric ward, or (b) a home that has never been actually lived in. Never fear though, there are simple ways to add a touch of color to your home to make it more inviting, warmer, and more comfortable without breaking the budget or ending up with a purple house.


    1. A Backsplash- these nifty tile pieces go behind your sink in the kitchen and are a great way to add a little bit of color and sass to your kitchen. 

Image title




2. Paint the walls- I know, it's daunting and there's a lot of choices- but there's a lot of people and equipment that can help! Choose a color that is still fairly neutral if you're new to the idea, or go bold with stripes or paint the top and bottom two different colors and add a chair railing! Painting gives you the most possibilities in terms of texture, color, and style. You can paint just one and have an accent or paint the whole room for an all around color.  


Image title


3. Paint the furniture- particularly if your furniture is large and leans against the walls, this can help calm down a room from hot white if you're unwilling or unable to paint the walls( particularly good for apartment living or leasing). Here's a handy- dandy video to show you how to do it.


Image title


4. Add wall decals- these are particularly great for kids rooms or other areas that may change often, as these vinyl stick-on wall decals are easy and don't hurt the walls but do add a nice touch. you can have them be simple - like a row of flowers - or have them custom made and filled with your favorite quotes, family pictures, or anything your heart desires.


Image title


5. Paint the door - I love brightly painted front doors, but it didn't occur to me to paint inside doors until last spring when a friend of mine let her daughter paint her door bright pink! I thought it was absolutely fabulous and could work for kids rooms, closets, laundry rooms, or the inside side of the front door! If you're not really into the idea of your kids painting their doors crazy colors, consider painting just the edge of the door.


Image title

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

The Highlands Neighborhood

I grew up in a charming handcrafted home on 35th in the West Highlands. Built in 1922 by the owner of a local lumber yard.  It seemed like every house in the neighborhood was

Read More

Massive Youth Park Unveiled

A former Colorado Rockies ball player & local coach are behind the proposed youth sports park in Windsor.Windsor coach and umpire Mike Billadeau and former Rockies player and now

Read More

Jun 3 2017 31900 1

I am a total foodie and love to eat! The other day I had the best Chicken and Waffles EVER!! Like literally the chicken was cooked to perfection!Guys you gotta try it.Where :http://www.steubens

Read More

Jun 1 2017 36392 1

Another beautiful Denver day and another month of excitement! My schedule is full and so is my heart! Being in this career fills me with joy and a sense of purpose! I hope everyone has this much fun

Read More