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The Rainbow Connection: 10 Colorful Ways to Make Your Home Pop!

By babblejillian |

Wallpaper by Julia Rothman at Hygge & West

It’s that time of the year again. While fall is known for its gorgeous oranges and reds, once the leaves fall, everything becomes somewhat … monochrome. It’s still pitch black by the time you wake up, dark again before dinnertime, and a discomfiting shade of gray all day in between (don’t even get us started on Daylight Savings Time). If you don’t want to shell out for a sun lamp, brew a cup of your favorite tea, put some hearty food in the slow cooker, and curl up to these great ideas for brightening a space until the sun comes out again.

Find out our favorite simple ways to brighten a home after the jump!

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10 Pretty Ways to Make Your Home Pop!

Paint your front door

Everyone will know whose door they’re knockin’ on when you paint it in a stand-out color. It's an easy change that you can make in an afternoon: try yellows, bring pinks, or turquoises to truly make a statement.
For more color inspiration, click here!


MORE FROM BABBLE: 10 tips for brightening your kids’ rooms


About babblejillian



Jillian Capewell is an editor and graduate of SUNY Geneseo in upstate New York, where she was an editor for the college newspaper. Jillian started at Babble as an intern and returned after spending a year teaching Beatles songs to French children. She has wanted to write for a living since completing the construction-paper classic Penguin Surprise Do Stuff at age four with the help of her mom, who had to spell all the words. Aside from Babble, Jillian’s work has also appeared on xoJane and Nerve.

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