Guest Post: 5 Great Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Author: Jacquin Milhouse-Headen, Interiors by Jacquin blog

Hi! My name is Jacquin and I am the owner and editor of the Interiors by Jacquin interior design business and home décor blog. I am glad to be a guest author for Jaypore today. Thanks for tuning in! When it comes to spending time at home, you want your home to feel comfortable, bright and upbeat. One of the best ways to brighten your space is by adding color. Today I’m sharing with you 5 Great Ways to Add Color to Your Home. Here are five easy ways to beautify your home with color, featuring Jaypore products!

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  1. Hang Colorful Artwork

My primary rule for decorating is to have at least one work of art up in each room.  It’s a fun way to add color to a room and also show your personality based on your art taste.  Here are some wall art options from Jaypore to get you started on a fabulous gallery wall!  Take care to select artwork you really enjoy, as you’ll find that it will instantly be a focal point in your room.  It’s easy to see how wall artwork can be an attractive focal point from the lovely room designs above, both featuring stunning wall art. 

Jaypore has so many works of art to match your personal style! Here are just a few (all shown above):

1. Paisley Magenta Sanjhi Wall Art

2. Raag Ragini Miniature Painting

3. Tree Bird Gondh Painting By Rajendra Shyam

4. Blue Madhubani Folk Art Painting

5. Puppets Dancing Framed Painting

6. Kerala Series – Limited Edition, M.F. Husain Signed Serigraphs

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2.  Decorate with the natural beauty of plants & flowers!

Bring the outdoors inside with the natural beauty of plants and flowers!  Just take a look at the impact colorful plants have on these beautiful rooms below! If you love a do-it yourself project, you may just want to try your hand at creating the brightly colored, branch and floral headboard featured here. Simply tie strings of flowers onto a large sized branch and then adhere the branch to the wall above your bed.  A unique a special feature for the nature lover and DIY crafter!  

If you don’t have a green thumb try planting cactus in brightly colored flower pots. Cactus is easy to care for, so a great houseplant choice for beginners, and its rich green color is sure to add to your space!  Not feeling like trying your hand at gardening? Don’t foget you can simply pick up some richly hued flowers and greenery at the market and place them in vases around your home.  The more the merrier and don’t be afraid to mix and match flower colors!

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3. Add an Accent Wall

Creating an accent wall is a fun way to add color to your space.  Try pulling out one of the brighter colors in your décor and use that color for your accent wall.  Even if it’s an especially bright color, using it on only one wall will generally be the perfect touch.  If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, you can create a more graphic wall accent with wallpaper, as seen above.  Either way, you will have made a great addition to your home. 

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4. Select a Colorful Rug 

Selecting a feature rug can make all the difference in the look of a room.  For those of you looking for a great budget rug, checkout Jaypore’s lovely rug selections.  If you don’t have a rug down in your living room now, it may just be time to shop for one! 

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5. Decorate with Bright Furniture & Accessories

My last tip for adding color to your home is to purchase décor accessories that add bright and fun colors to your home. Trust me… these bold, bright colors are sure to bring cheer to your home! Here are my top 6 selections from Jaypore (shown above) for adding color to your home with decorative accessories!

1. Grey Kilim Folk Cushion Cover, 21in x 14in

2. Varra Olive-Teal Table Mat-Set of 6

3. Architecture-holic Coaster – Set of 4

4. Varra Coral-Magenta Table Runner

5. Moroccan Pattern Serving Tray

6. Embroidered Cushion Cover, 12in X 12in

I hope I’ve inspired you to decorate with color! For more stylish interior design inspiration and home décor tips, stop by my blog Interiors by Jacquin and say hello! I love hearing from new readers! Have a great week!

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