Muted greens and pinks have been a go-to combination for girls’ rooms for years. Take this classic combination to the next level by upping the saturation and instead pairing grass green with hot pink. To tone the combination down a few notches, throw a sand tone into the mix.
Take the formality out of your dining room with a more casual approach to setting the table. In place of fine china and monogrammed napkins, try using colorful cloth napkins, bright placemats and melamine plates and bowls.
The vaulted ceiling creates a picture-perfect frame for this colorful, eclectic living room. A gray fireplace pops off the pink wallpapered wall behind it while patterned accent pillows and a speckled rug are visual confetti in the heart of the room.
Natural light illuminates this modern home office which includes two pink acrylic chairs positioned behind a wood desk with white metal legs. Pink tulips fill a light green garden pot and sit atop the desk, while a bright blue lamp on a nearby metallic end table provides a pop of color.
Natural light illuminates this stylish home office with a modern wood desk that has metal legs and a gray desk chair. Pink tulips are arranged atop the desk, while a gray and white striped upholstered armchair is positioned close by. A blue and tan polka dot painting adds a finishing touch.
A glass table takes up less visual space than a wooden one while still providing ample room for cereal and homework. A vase of pink tulips provides a lively and welcoming contrast to the neutral decor chosen for the breakfast nook by Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey and Jeribai Tascoe for HGTV Star Season 8. Rustic wooden shelves make use of an empty corner and provide much-needed storage space.
The quaint nook in this bungalow bedroom was transformed into a cozy place to lounge by upholstering the walls with botanical fabric, incorporating playful patterns and layering shades of spring green throughout.
The same coral paint used in this entryway carries on throughout the great room, making all areas work cohesively. The white wainscoting helps tone down the saturation of the coral while also protecting the walls from everyday wear and tear in and out of the front door.
A peak into this dining room showcases a dark arm chair at the head of the table surrounded with chairs draped in white slip covers. A unique wire globe light decorates the room above the dark wood dining table. Natural lighting streams in from the large windows framed in chocolate brown curtains.
Don't rush out to buy new furniture if your guest bedroom is missing a few pieces — just improvise. Designer Erinn Valencich brought in a weathered garden step to serve as a bedside table. Its rustic patina adds charm while the steps create display space.
"Fresh flowers," Joanna Gaines, co-host of HGTV's Fixer Upper says, make a huge impact for a tiny price. Other budget updates: Throw pillows in the living room and bright dishes or tea towels in the kitchen.