Adding a Pop of Color to Create a Bold Living Room

by | Jun 25, 2021 | 1 comment

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Colors can make or break your style, which is why it is essential to know more about it, especially if you are adding a pop of color to your living room. We all know that our living rooms are one of the most significant areas of the house we spend a lot of time in.

So, it's essential to know how to decorate your living room to make it feel like home and give you an enjoyable atmosphere. Here are some tips on adding color to your living room without overwhelming or detracting from the overall style.

What is Pop Color?

Adding a pop of color that is bright and vibrant is the opposite of subtle hues and earthy tones. So, when it comes to decorating our living room with pop colors, think bold and vibrant. Similar to how we add spices in food – instead of going for the subtle approach – we will go for the aggressive approach.

If you aren't used to adding a pop of color in your home, then it may seem very intimidating at first; however, as you continue decorating, your attitude towards this color should change as well.

How does Adding a Pop of Color Benefit the Feel of the Living Room?

When you start adding a pop color or colors into your home design – whether it's your walls, upholstery, or really anything at all – it can completely change the entire feel of a space. When you paint or decorate with vibrant hues, you allow yourself to go out of your comfort zone.

Colors can make or break your style, which is why it is essential to know more about it, especially if you are adding a pop of color to your living room.
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Your living room doesn't have to be in neutral shades and can be bright and bold once you get over that idea! So, as a result of going out of your comfort zone and taking risks with colors, you will have a new sense of yourself. Here are some of the benefits of pop colors.

Look Fresh and Energised

When you choose bright and bold colors for the living room, you can make it feel fresh and energized. Your home reflects yourself, and bright and fun shades are something that you will want to live within.

The overall vibe in your home will be upbeat, which is so wonderful to experience! When the living room looks vibrant and happy, you will feel just that way too. It even carries on into other rooms in your home, where your furniture matches the pop color palette of the living room.

Dive Into Your Childlike Fun Side

When choosing cool and neutral hues, it made them feel a little flat. So when you go into the world of bright and fun pops, you can let out that childlike side inside you. You can reflect how much you love life and want to enjoy every bit of it without having to tone it down for fear of making others uncomfortable.

Colors can make or break your style, which is why it is essential to know more about it, especially if you are adding a pop of color to your living room.
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Sometimes by adding a pop of color in your living room, or any room in a home, can also help you feel like a child again since the entire space can be one big game of “make-believe” which can be almost nostalgic.

Bring the Outside In

Add a bright pop of color to your living room by bringing the outside in. It is essential for those of you who don't have large windows in your home, as a vibrant hue will be able to mimic that sunshiny feeling that often comes with more natural light.

Since it is colder in the winter and darker during the day, some people love bringing bright colors into the living room to give me an indoor springtime experience. And being able to get this sort of energy into the room will help you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

A few ideas for bringing the outside would be adding plants or colorful flowers around the room. You can use artificial flowers in the colder months, and in the spring and summer months, you can use some cut flowers.

Creates an Ambient Statement

Bright and fun pops of color are so great because they make an ambient statement. You can choose a shade, such as yellow or red, and then add it to every element within the space (including accent pieces). You can add details in your style, such as using roman blinds. Just make sure to choose the best quality of roman blinds fabric in the market.

By doing this, you will create a sort of “color loop” by having so many different hues that will also create a kind of “rhythm” throughout the room. What is appealing about this is that it allows you to make an ambient statement while still feeling like you're in.

Adds Playful Mix

For many people, this is the point where they go into “adult mode” and retreat inside their shells because they don't want to be judged by others. That is fine if that is how they prefer to live their lives, but that does not mean that you have to retreat into your shells as well. Instead, add a little bit of fantasy into your house for the heck of it.

A great way to do this is by adding various shades from the color wheel for a fun and playful mix like the ones seen in carnivals. For example, I love using pink and orange with bold pops of yellows and purples as well.


Styling has no limits. In this day and age, people are more inclined to style their homes according to their style. There is a wide variety of ways in which you can add pop color into your living room.

By adding these pops of colors, you can create a sense of happiness and excitement that will make your home look more attractive and increase the happiness levels that come over you when spending time in your own home.

Written by Anna C.

I am a wife and mother of two sons. We live in Rural Northeast Ohio with our 2 cats, 2 dogs & many fish. I love all things Supernatural, Harry Potter, elephants, sunflowers, crystals, occult, crafting, coffee, wine, and online shopping. Have a TikTok, PokemonGo & Elder Scrolls addiction, I've always loved plants, recently I became a houseplant mom, and am currently growing over 15 varieties in our home! Now if I could get my outside gardens to flourish I will be happy. When I'm not tending to the home, pets, plants, or hanging out on the couch catching up on my shows, I'm doing some type of crafting or DIY project. (Or I'm pestering my husband in the barn.)

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  1. darbas uzsienyje

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing!


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