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How I Add Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls

Here’s a look at 12 eye-catching examples of how I add pops of color in a home with light walls.

Light-colored or white walls are pretty popular right now. And, I’m loving them to. But I still love pops of color in a home with light walls. Here’s a quick tour of some of the ways I still have lots of bold, fun color in our home with light walls.

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I love the look of light walls with colorful furniture! Here's some fun Pop of Color Decor and Interior Design Inspo for homes with Light or White Walls. #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome #ColorfulHome

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Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Laundry Room

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

Magnolia Homes by Kilz Spontaneous on those lower cabinets is a gorgeous pop of color in a home with light walls. I love how cheery it made our once boring Laundry Room.

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

This DIY Laundry Table adds so much function and style to this small Modern Farmhouse Laundry Room.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Mudroom

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

Adding a little teal to the back of this open cabinet brought more color to the Mudroom side of our Laundry Room Makeover.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Powder Room

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

Look how pretty those teal cabinets look with the powder room makeover I shared with you guys last year. Pretty!

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

I love how that wallpapered finished off this little powder room. The wainscoting and vanity I built from a dresser were a nice start. But, the anthropologie wallpaper and DIY Rust Paint makeover on that mirror completed the room with a beautiful pop of color.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Kitchen

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

You may have seen my Kitchen Reveal post from a couple years ago. I brighten up those white cabinets with colorful decor. Like my DIY Wood Slice Wall Hooks, pretty rugs, and a colorful blue Kuerig.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Living Room

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

Bold colors in wall art and decor brighten this room and add to the character.

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

I shared the tutorials for that DIY Upholstered Ottoman and the Wingchair I reupholstered a few months ago. That dark blue velvet fabric really makes this room look amazing.

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

This beautiful teal DIY Console Table adds a pretty pop of color in a home with light walls. You can find out more about the Living Room Makeover here. That’s the color Weekend from Magnolia Homes by Kilz on the console table.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Play Room

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

I’m still working on getting the tutorials together for my latest builds. That fun little kids play kitchen and kids desk are adding great, inspiring color in the kids playroom. That bold blue paint is the color Signature by Magnolia Homes. That red is DecoArt Chalk Paint in Rouge. Star Wars fans might have noticed that Subway Style Planets of Star Wars art above the kitchen. You can find the DIY for that Star Wars Wall art here.

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

I even added an extra surprise inside the drawers of this kids desk, with light blue accents. That is Vibrant Horizon by Magnolia Homes by Kilz. I used it on the walls in the boys bedroom makeover.

Pops of Color in a Home with Light Walls – Kids Bedroom

Light or white walls can make a home feel more open and cheerful. I love our new light walls. But I still love bold color in our home too. Here's 12 fun examples of pops of color in a home with light walls. #PopOfColor #BoldColor #PaintColors #BeautifulHomes #InteriorDesign #AbbottsAtHome

In the boys bedroom, the royal blue bedspreads and wall art bring the pops of color. Oh, and the 100 stuffed animals. Here’s a similar quilt on Amazon that comes in a lot of great colors.


Looking for more home design ideas and inspiration? Check out the rooms that I’m still working on. They’re already looking pretty good, but not quite ready.

Here's a peek at the rooms I've never really shown you. And, the story behind why I haven't done their room reveals yet. A couple just need a few finishing touches. Like our master bedroom. But, they're all full of Traditional Home Room Makeover Ideas. #AbbottsAtHome #MasterBedroom #BedroomIdeas #FarmhouseStyle #TraditionalHome #MasterBedroomIdeas #VaultedCeiling

Or, see how I converted some of our cabinets into this DIY Mudroom Bench.

DIY Coat and shoe storage. A fresh Modern Farmhouse look using teal, wood, and lots of white. This Modern Farmhouse Small Laundry Room Design is full of easy DIY projects and affordable decor. #LaundryRoom #ModernFarmhouse #Teal #AbbottsAtHome


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roseannmhampton

Saturday 2nd of February 2019

Great ideas - love your wood slice wall hooks! Thanks for sharing with us at The Blogger's Pit Stop!

Stephanie

Sunday 3rd of February 2019

Thanks so much Roseann!!

Jean | Delightful Repast

Wednesday 30th of January 2019

Love these ideas, Stephanie. My overall look is light (and all light walls), so injecting a pop of color is key making it look alive! #SewItCookItCraftIt

Stephanie

Wednesday 30th of January 2019

I think it's more fun decorating now that my walls are light and neutral. I can go anywhere with color on decor, art, and furniture. :)

Ani Kay

Monday 28th of January 2019

Oh my, all of these colors are so beautiful. I just love how you seem to always put it in the right spot! Heading over to your DIY Wood Slice Wall Hook because I must have it in my life. Happy Monday!

Stephanie

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

That wood slice wall hook is a fav of mine. :) Thanks so much for stopping by and the nice compliments!

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