We know black and white is kind of our thing, but even we can’t resist the thrills of experimenting with color in our homes. Besides, color isn’t an all or nothing game. Even when used in small doses, bright and bold hues can instantly liven up a space and create a fun, joyful atmosphere. So if you’re a color-shy neutrals loyalist, or a color maximalist unsure of where to start, we’re here to tell you that there are plenty of easy ways to master color in your home. From paint and wallpaper to furniture and decor – we’re sharing our top tips for infusing your home with color. For more modern decor, check out the Design Milk Shop!
Keep it Simple
We know how overwhelming the paint aisle can be but before you go into a swatch induced panic, take this piece of advice from interior designer Dani Dazey of Dazey Den, “I suggest choosing a primary and secondary color in a room, and then tie them in whenever you can in the accents and decor.” Starting your color journey with a primary and secondary shade in mind will keep the space from becoming too busy and help maintain balance as you add decorative pieces. If having two principal colors sounds like too much to you already, Dazey goes on to say, “Something I always suggest to the color curious is trying out an accent wall or small shape mural.”
When it comes time to actually shop for paint, we’re big fans of Backdrop. Unlike the aisles of your local home improvement store, buying paint from Backdrop is an online affair defined by a curated selection of modern shades that’ll only entice, and never overwhelm. Plus, they offer adhesive samples shipped straight to your door so you can put your color choices to the test before making a decision. Here are some of our favorite shades.