Tips for Bold Decorating

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Vibrant colors invigorate this space

If you are looking to enliven your home, there are many ways you can incorporate bold elements.  With vibrant paint, wallpaper, fabric, art and unique lighting and accessories, you can transform your space into a stylish bold interior that is invigorating and fun.  Here are some tips for bold decorating that will bring your space to life.

Bold wallpaper brings this space to life
Bold wallpaper brings this space to life
Photo, Traditional Home
Photo, Traditional Home
Anne Coyle Interiors
Anne Coyle Interiors

Bold wallpaper and paint give an instant lift to a room, adding vibrancy and interest.  Wallpaper also adds the element of texture, giving a room depth.

Room design Jill Sorensen via Homedit.com
Room design Jill Sorensen via Homedit.com
Room design Jill Sorensen
Room design Jill Sorensen

Bright and boldly patterned fabrics have a transformative effect, bringing life and energy to a space.  Mix contrasting colors or create a monochrome backdrop for expressive art, accent furniture and accessories.  Upholster classic furniture in modern or animal prints.

Photo, Ballard Designs
Photo, Ballard Designs
Color orange accents enliven this space
Orange accents and fun patterns enliven this space

Play with pattern to create a balance of shapes and textures.  Mix geometrics with stripes or carry a pattern through the entire room for one bold decorating statement.

A bold elephant sculpture makes a fun focal point
A bold elephant sculpture makes a fun focal point
Williams-Sonoma Ceramic Taxidermy
Williams-Sonoma Ceramic Taxidermy

Artwork is a truly expressive way to incorporate boldness into your decorating.  Paintings and sculpture can capture the imagination and inspire the rest of your decorating throughout the room.

A colorful rug bolsters the space
A colorful rug bolsters the space
Photo, decoist.com
Photo, decoist.com

Lighting, rugs and decorative accessories are the finishing touches that can really add pizzazz to a room.  A bold area rug will ground the space and set the stage for your decorating scheme.

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Photo, homedecorationdesign.com
Photo, homedecorationdesign.com

Decorative accessories and throw pillows can really set off a bold decorating venture.  Create depth, variety and texture with accessories that complement the space.

Bold colors and classic shapes offer a lively contrast
Bold colors and classic shapes offer a lively contrast
Rizzoli New York
Rizzoli New York

Balance the energy throughout the room.  Play up areas by accenting vibrantly painted or papered walls with unique art work.  Place unique accent furniture next to boldly upholstered pieces.

A glittering contemporary chandelier
A glittering contemporary chandelier
A beautiful cascading chandelier makes a bold and elegant statement
A beautiful cascading chandelier makes a bold and elegant statement

Install beautiful lighting fixtures that add an illuminating statement to the room.  A colored glass chandelier, a unique modern fixture, or elaborate sconces serve a practical purpose as well as decorative.

Photo, Houzz
Photo, Houzz
Rysso Peteres via Interior Design 2014
Rysso Peteres via Interior Design 2014
Pops of orange open up the space
Pops of orange open up the space

Dare to be bold.  Capture the essence of a vibrant, fun interior by taking bold steps in decorating.  Add plenty of color, pattern and unique pieces to transform your space from blah to bold!

 

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