How To Use Bold Colors To Make A Statement

Whether you’ve already moved in or will be soon, one of the first things you’ll want to do is personalize your new apartment. Luckily, one of the easiest ways to incorporate your style and leave your mark on your new place quite like bold colors.

Whether you want to use decor to splash bold colors or use accents walls to maximize your personalization, we’ve got you covered with great tips on making a statement using bold colors. And if you visit Cosgrove Hill, you’ll see that we use bold colors in our landscaping to welcome you home each day.

Try Black Walls
Try out black walls for your next big statement trend for your apartment. Then you might want to take a look at black walls. At first glance, it might seem like black walls would be too depressing, would close in a space or outright clash with other elements in the room. On top of that, they have a reputation of being the chosen wall color of rebellious teenagers.

However, if you know how to work with black walls, they can be a classy, stately addition to almost any room design. Read on to learn how to work with this bold and creative trend. And even if you’re not ready to take the plunge with a style statement, it can be inspiring to see how certain home designers have made a bold style like black walls work.

Adorn the Walls
For a sure-to-impress statement, try something new on the walls. Whether it’s a unique textile from your travels or a textured and bright rug hung in a new way, the interesting focal point will immediately draw eyes and attention.

As an example, vintage Moroccan runners used on the wall as “headboards” give texture and depth to the space. You can go with one large runner or mix up different colors and textures. Most importantly, buy what you love! If you love something, it will always find a place. Don’t be afraid to mix colors and textures.

Window Treatments
Draperies and other window treatments are an excellent place to incorporate bright accent colors into your décor, or they can also act as a standalone statement piece in your space. Not only are the often an unexpected place to make a bold statement, they’re often times one of the first features visitors notice when you decide to go bold.

Try Some Wallpaper
I know, it’s not the 90’s, but with strategically placed wallpaper, you can be certain to make a statement. If you’re wanting to add color and texture go with a cool and unexpected wallcovering.

Try A Custom Mural
Not only is it a one-of-a-kind piece, you can really add a sense of your personal style by painting, or having someone paint, a unique, custom moral. These can be done to cover an entire wall, cover the ceiling, or as an accent anywhere.

With a multitude of ways to add bold colors into your new apartment, you are on your way to making a statement with your design. To learn more about, and to start planning how you can decorate your next apartment, check out our floorplans to see which is the right fit for you.