7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Accents

Last Updated on March 2, 2020 by Maria Brittis

You need to add color to your home to make it stand out. Here are 7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Accents

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents such as adding a colorful pillow

I am getting ready to refresh my home and I just need something extra, like some more color, something bold and possibly global too. Budget and quality are important. So after a bit of searching, I found some items I already had stored away and some new.

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents such as adding a colorfgul runner

1: Add a colorful rug to a dining room space.

Here is my dining space I have a sisal rug, that I love. It’s an open space where you can see the living space as well. I really need some color to make this space pop more. I plan on putting my home on the market this year, so this should help! I added some colorful runners with little Moroccan style.

2: Break up an open space with a colorful runner

The dining room space and living room are all together so to break it up and it give it some division. I added a bold color runner

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents by adding a runner in hallway

3: Give your hallway floors some color by adding a colorful runner.

  1. For the upstairs the wood floors needed some color I  added another blue runner.  (Ford Blue Area Rug by Wayfair) It’s amazing how a small change can make such a difference.

4: Add pillows and throw with unique designs to your bed

For one of the guest bedrooms, I have Catelynn Upholstered Bed with the nail-head trim is the highlight of the bedroom. To keep the blue theme going on I added a pillow and a throw. I added crisp white sheets which made all the difference for a bed to look refreshed!

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents by adding a blue throw on bed

5: Colorful upholstered furniture pieces make a great accent to any bed.

In my bedroom, there was too much white so I added a blue velvet upholstered bench in front of the bed.

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents by adding a colorful headboard

6 Create a colorful headboard

In my daughter’s bedroom, she needed something unique, so we made a headboard from an old canvas and covered them with a piece of bright and bold fabric. See the tutorial here.

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Bright And Bold Home Decor Accents by adding colorful photos

7: For wall space add bright artwork or colorful photos.

I created a colorful artwork with some photos of Charleston South Carolina.

I sent out the photographs to a company that created a metal artwork ready to be hung on the wall. Here is a post.

Hope you enjoyed 7 ways to refresh your home with bright and bold home decor accents. Below are some shopping ideas from Wayfair, they always have great prices.


Area Rug

Broadview Blue Area Rug
If you want to change up your bedroom, to give it a global look and add some color, the Broadview Blue Area Rug is sure to achieve this.

Comforter Set

Alannah 10 Piece Comforter Set
Create a custom look from pillows to the comforter with this 10 piece comforter set all in a beautiful white tone.

Throw Blanket

Hawthorn Cotton Throw Blanket
All you need to do is add a hint of blue with this Moroccan style throw to finish off a room.

Sheet Set

Wayfair Basics 1800 Series Collection 4 Piece Sheet Set
Nothing like crisp new sheets to sleep like a baby! Wayfair Basics offers quality sheets for a price to put a smile on your face.

Throw Pillow

Brasstown Throw Pillow
Add accents to a simple bed and create a swoon-worthy bed with this pretty throw pillow.

Lamp Set

Pangburn 29.5″ Table Lamp Set
For a modern vibe and an old-world style, both design elements are featured on this metal scrolled lamp.

Bud Vase

Recycled Glass Bud Vase
Flowers are always the icing on the cake in decorating a room, this bud vase will add a perfect touch to any table.

Decorative Box

Abilene Decorative Box
I love collecting boxes of every form. I am in love with this Abilene decorative box. Would make a beautiful addition to any coffee table.

Woven Bench

Clearwater Woven Bench
Love adding texture to a bedroom? the Clearwater Woven Bench is a blend of bamboo and seagrass. Great for a beach vibe.

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  1. Maria I cannot believe you are going to sell this gorgeous home. If only I was closer I’d buy it. Your ideas are all spot on. There is nothing more relaxing then blues for the summertime and crisp whites to add a touch of glamour.

    1. Yeah! Looks like I may, I actually like the process of building as crazy as that sounds, but not sure yet depending on lots and and other factors. Thanks for stopping by.

  2. Your home already looks beautiful. But, it’s always nice to refresh things from time to time. I like the muted blue rug. The design and color are not overwhelming, and the rug would fit beautifully with your neutral decor. The box and the bud vase are charming, too.

    1. I think I am going to get the Muted rug this week! Thanks for your input! Appreciate it.

  3. I love that blue rug! And I agree, the dining room would look great with a pop of color!!

  4. I love these theme! Maps are one of my favorite things and I love the idea of implementing “global” in every room.

    1. Thanks for stopping by, I am happy i choose to add more global since it super trendy!

  5. I love that map print over the bed, and I’d vote for the blue patterned rug for the dining room. Congrats on the new house!

  6. I love your ideas to refresh your home. Its already very lovely so whatever you do is icing on the cake.

  7. Love the rugs! Everything looks so lovely. I love the blue and white!

  8. Lynn Spencer says:

    Maria, I love everything about your bright and airy home! And those little punches of color just bring it all together. Thanks for the inspiration my friend.



  9. These are such wonderful and attainable ideasarla. I am going to do some of these especially the rug and photos above the bed. Thank you ?

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