A large single stencil can also be painted on the wall of a staircase landing, above a bed or desk. Add a motif or medallion to the center of a foyer floor for added interest and design distinction. Whether it's word art or a design, wall decals give you several color options. This can be a single word or phrase complete with a graphic that represents a value or point of view. Jazz up a laundry room with a funny or satirical statement or graphic art. Den: Word art and graphic lovers can explore possibilities for over mantels, couches and desks in this room.
Word art and graphic lovers can explore possibilities for over mantels, couches and desks in this room. Colorful words or phrases on the stair treads can transform this often neglect architectural feature.
Small cameo photos in a grouping of three is a great addition to a bedroom nightstand or dresser.
A pair of framed paintings of flowers in a half bath or bedroom are a great choice. Metal Art Vintage signs can add color and fun to a country kitchen or laundry room. Add a colorful metal art to a den, bedroom or bathroom in keeping with your decor theme.
Hand-painted flower pots bring a kitchen or breakfast room windowsill to life. A set of cardinals or bluebirds perched on a limb can be placed on a coffee table or bedroom dresser. Art objects selected for their color and style can be added to shelves in a dining room, den or bedroom. Budget Choices For a low-budget solution, simply change out the lamp shades in the room with colored ones.
Enhance plain lamp shades with a splash of color by adding beaded, tasseled or fringed trim. Choose one or more colors and paint the back of the bookcase or cabinet so that it's revealed behind the books and objects stored on the shelves.
Other types of shelving units include: Buffet or china cabinet in a dining room can be painted in this same style. Bathroom wall cabinets with glass doors or open shelving are good candidates for this treatment. Laundry room shelving metal brackets are easy to spray paint.
#8 Utilitarian Objects Red accents in kitchen If you're shopping for a new small kitchen appliance or storage item, such as a toaster, breadbox or coffee maker you can take advantage of the opportunity to make a color choice. Cabinet knobs, drawer handles or pulls are one way to make a color statement. You may prefer decorative porcelain ones or shabby chic painted metal drawer pulls.