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5. You love wildly colourful spaces Can’t get enough colour and pattern? If you feel most alive in wildly colourful spaces, a colourful sofa is probably a good fit. If you’re unsure about which hue to choose, I’d again make the case for blue: It’s interesting but also versatile, so you can change up the colour scheme as often as you like, and your blue sofa will always look right at home. If you want to spice up your colourful sofa even more, consider adding multicoloured buttons to a tufted sofa (as shown here) or painting the legs a fun contrasting colour.Here’s how to energise your home with colours
10. No reservationsWant a living room that feels like summer all year round? Then let the colours flow. Citrus colours like yellow, orange and green set the theme in an accent wall for this cheerful little living room while a comfortable teal sofa against it turns the room into a conversation starter. Most would be shy to add more patterns but not this designer. The striped rug and the geometric cushions are bold and funky while the simple chest and the ochre chair balance the whole. Note the table lamp in tangerine, and of course the teapoy with vibrant yellow legs. No one can stay glum here, that’s for sure.This story was last published on Houzz India in 2017Read more:Colour Me Bold: 11 Ways to Energise Your HomeBedroom Colour: The Secret to More Sex and More SleepMore: Got a living room colour palette that you swear by? Talk to us! Go to Comments below.
But one could also explore the use of colour splashes – a wall awash with a single vibrant tone or multiple hues, as seen in this picture. Consider even a textured paint for effect. “A growing trend is to do away with wallpapers completely and go in for solid colours on the walls instead,” says Dikshit.
Think eclectic When there is a rainbow of colours available, then why limit your palette? When done right, mixing multiple colours in one space can lead to spectacular results.Each colour gets its share here. The trick is to balance repetition and volume. Besides a large patch on the wall, bright orange is used in this space for a small table lamp. Similarly, while a couple of small pieces and the biggest furniture in the room is in turquoise, the colour has not been used on the wall. The black and white rug and the white ceiling balance out the overdose of colours in between.