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Bright Colors: How To

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I love me some minimalist, beige and white interiors but it really doesn't reflect my personality so I've been striving to figure out the best way to add color to my home while still keeping my home a peaceful place to rest my eyes at the end of the day. Below are some inspirational images with the tips I've compiled for myself.

It can be difficult as a renter to add color so I suggest keeping the walls white and include bright colors in your textiles. it's best to keep them all in the same color families with multiple textures and cultural references. 

It can be difficult as a renter to add color so I suggest keeping the walls white and include bright colors in your textiles. it's best to keep them all in the same color families with multiple textures and cultural references. 

Create an unexpected color combination with a somewhat neutral color. This combination of Lavender and tan (with a pop of yellow) is not typically used but it doesn't feel like too loud of a statement because of the muted tan.

Create an unexpected color combination with a somewhat neutral color. This combination of Lavender and tan (with a pop of yellow) is not typically used but it doesn't feel like too loud of a statement because of the muted tan.

Use bright colors sparingly and surprisingly. Think outside the box for how to incorporate them (think painting a radiator, ceiling or inside of a closet) . This allows you to explore interesting color combinations without investing too much money or time. 

Use bright colors sparingly and surprisingly. Think outside the box for how to incorporate them (think painting a radiator, ceiling or inside of a closet) . This allows you to explore interesting color combinations without investing too much money or time. 

Choose the same pops of color throughout your home to create a color story. This way any pop of color can feel well thought out and intentional.

Choose the same pops of color throughout your home to create a color story. This way any pop of color can feel well thought out and intentional.

There are some colors that you can never go wrong with (in my book). I.e. Pink, Forest Green and Mustard).

There are some colors that you can never go wrong with (in my book). I.e. Pink, Forest Green and Mustard).