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Feb 5, 2016

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

By: Beth Hitchcock
12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Bold charcoal grey stripes make an unmistakable statement Author: Stacey Brandford

DIY Projects
Feb 5, 2016

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

By: Beth Hitchcock

Update your space with one of these 12 bold decor ideas.


Feel like giving your space an update? We've put together our best 12 bold ideas for waking up your space with paint, wallpaper and fabric.

 

 

 

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12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Solid solution

Fill a blank wall with painted canvases in a variety of sizes and colours. This punchy palette was inspired by the Suzani-style rug.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Ryan Brook Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Fashion-forward

Make a chic cabana-like statement with bold charcoal grey awning stripes on a white wall. Feminine accessories and touches of coral in the painting and stool fabric add softness to the look.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Stacey Brandford Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Optical illusion

Refresh a bland staircase with a runner in a can’t-miss-it colour. A coordinating stripe atop the baseboard frames the stairs and draws the eye upward.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Gap Interiors Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Rococo revival

Put a new spin on an old frame with high-gloss lacquer that highlights its intricate design.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Stacey Brandford Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Open secret

Run a piece of wallpaper down the inside of painted cabinet doors to create a crisp striped effect that’s hidden when the doors are closed.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: living4media Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Fantastic feature

Choose a vibrant print to create a feature wall – now is not the time to be timid. the repetition of blue makes this vignette cohesive, even when wild florals are paired with streamlined stripes.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Stacey Van Berkel Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Match game

Use wallpaper remnants to cover the insides of a chest’s drawers – it’s a cool, coordinated look for a bathroom or bedroom.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Michael Nangreaves Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Cover story

Unify a grouping of books by making custom covers from wallpaper scraps. To elevate the finished look, stick with a single colour theme.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: living4media Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Paint by numbers

Use paint to customize a black and white fabric. With just a few brush strokes of blue, mauve and chartreuse, this stark print becomes a pastel piece of art that suits the room’s soft palette.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Ryan Brook Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Rest assured

Go extra grand with scale for a look that’s straight out of a European boutique hotel. As an added bonus, the height means you won’t need to place artwork over the bed.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Stacey Van Berkel Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Faded glory

Change up your table setting by dip-dyeing a white tablecloth and napkins to create a sunset-like ombre? effect.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Gap Interiors Credits: Style at Home

12 bold decor ideas to wake up your space

Banner day

Dig through your scrap bag and pull out enough remnants to make a cute bunting. Using one fabric creates a calm, unified look, while mismatched pieces offer eclectic charm.

By: Beth Hitchcock Source: Ryan Brook Credits: Style at Home
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