House B Jozi: eclectic Study/office by Redesign Interiors

9 cool ways to add some colour to your home

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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A colourful home doesn't need to be overwhelming and erratic, adding colour throughout your home can instead be a fun DIY decor project. In this homify feature, we look at 9 absolutely cool and creative ideas to add some vibrant detail to your modern home, whether it be the kitchen, living room or even bedroom, our team of professionals included something eye-catching and easy to copy, just for you.

1. Barnyard doors

New storage area custom designed: rustic Kitchen by Deborah Garth Interior Design
Deborah Garth Interior Design

New storage area custom designed

Deborah Garth Interior Design

If you like to be daring and different, then these barnyard doors may make an awesome choice to store your kitchen essentials. Don't mind the bright yellow… it's part of the charm.

2. Bright and funky

This lovely home office is now sleek, chic and stylish. Opt for one vibrant wall colour and instantly upgrade your interior with eclectic character.

3. Red

An all-white kitchen will look interesting with a red dining table and some eclectic chairs, add a sensational hanging light to complete the detail.

4. Keep it interesting

A monochrome rug, bright purple focal wall and angular illumination ensure that this living room is always striking and different.

5. Rug choice

House Pautz: modern Living room by Blunt Architects
Blunt Architects

House Pautz

Blunt Architects

It's amazing how the simple choice of rug can upgrade your living room from industrial and cold, to warm and inviting.

6. Dining

Dining Room. : classic Dining room by Carne Interiors
Carne Interiors

Dining Room.

Carne Interiors

A dining room with a luxurious theme and blue decor is essential for a modern homeowner who enjoys an elegant layout, plenty of light and of course a touch of sophistication.

7. Pop of orange

Classic Bedroom Interior: classic Bedroom by Carne Interiors
Carne Interiors

Classic Bedroom Interior

Carne Interiors

Although this bedroom design may be neutral and contemporary, the orange scatter cushions add just enough colour for aesthetics and charm.

8. Neons and florals

Camps Bay House 1: minimalistic Bedroom by GSQUARED architects
GSQUARED architects

Camps Bay House 1

GSQUARED architects

Or go full on fascinating with shades of neon and floral effects. What do you think about this eclectic seat for your bedroom?

9. Sunshine

eclectic Bathroom by homify

Scandi + Modern Mix: House Lester


The bathroom is another fantastic space to showcase your personal taste, choose a vibrant yellow cabinet and pair it with monochrome towels to add a stylish, modern effect. Have a look at these 10 easy things you can do around the house (to make it more beautiful)

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