Colors I Love This Month - Teal & Bronze

New month, new colors to highlight and love! The colors I’m loving this month are teal  and bronze. They are yummy together or used on their own to add a new pop of color to your rooms. Sometimes all a room needs is a few new pillows, a new rug or the addition of a warm, rich metal. And don’t forget paint color — a great way to change a room for a small investment.

 {Teal wall with cream accents. A little goes a long way with this color! From: Huffington Post.}

{Teal wall with cream accents. A little goes a long way with this color! From: Huffington Post.}

Teal comes in many values (the lightness or darkness of a color), but I’m really liking the darker values. They are warm and inviting and look wonderful with winter white (cream), black, brown or the warm metal finishes (like bronze!).

 . {Pillow with teal & bronze. From:  West Elm .}

. {Pillow with teal & bronze. From: West Elm.}

Bronze adds a warmth to any room and has a richness that mixes well with both dark and light colors. It “reads” as a medium brown, so use it as you would a warm brown. Any time you add metal to a room you are mixing up the finishes and that instantly updates a space.

 {A simple way to incorporate bronze, an intentional pop of metallic! From:  Home Depot .}

{A simple way to incorporate bronze, an intentional pop of metallic! From: Home Depot.}

Tip: easy way to add bronze to a room — spray paint an old lamp base with bronze spray paint. Either update a lamp you own but have grown tired of, or sech flea markets for lamps with a great base shape and paint the base for a “new” lamp! This also works on metal chandeliers – spay and add new shades and you have an instant update.

 {Teal drapery panels and sofa, as well as other accessories, create a lovely & colorful room!}

{Teal drapery panels and sofa, as well as other accessories, create a lovely & colorful room!}

What colors are you loving this month? How are you using them in your home? Please leave a comment and share your color crushes!

Happy decorating!

 

April Pardoe