Color blocking is the technique of designing an entire room out of a single color shade. It’s not an easy technique, but when it’s done correctly, it will result a sophisticated room with bold statement. This ‘80s and ‘90s thing is also a great way to show off your fun, yet determined personality.
When it comes to color blocking, it’s not only limited to wall paint but also the furniture, décor, and even textiles. This trend can apply to more than just fashion. To show you how, check out these 5 amazing colors you can use to color block your rooms. Have a look and get inspired.
Blue is a great choice to color block your room. It has many fascinating shades that represents different meanings and feelings. The deeper shades of blue creates a moody ambiance, while lighter shades can make the room feels bright and airy. To create balance, you can pair a dark shade of blue with warm and light wood tones or other neutral colors.
Color block your lounge area from floor to ceiling with blue, then add plants to subtly accent the room.
Decorate the blue color blocked room with decorations in blue shades, such as found in the paintings and throw pillows.
If you color block a small space such as the bathroom with blue, choose white or other contrasting colors to avoid the room from becoming too dark and cramped.
Just like blue, green is also a popular color blocking option. As the color of nature, green is very calming and refreshing. Color blocking your room with green is a great way to bring the outdoor in. Any earth tones will be great to complement or accent your green room. You can also add natural elements to make the room livelier.
If you choose a light shade of green, pair it with wood flooring in a lighter tone.
See how wood tones, such as found in the furniture and picture frame, blend really well to the green backdrop. They’re adorable.
You can give a little surprise by adding a statement furniture like this lime green chair.
Many would not think to block an entire room with black, just because it’s a moody tone. However, black actually is a fun shade to color block any room in the house and the result is always stunning. Besides, black can make any room look stylish and elegant.
Color blocking with black is quite easy. You can simply go all black, then accent with a little contrasting or bright color.
Black is as neutral as white that any color can be a great choice to accent it. If you want to add some luxury to your space, accent with gold color.
Forget that black can make a room feel gloomy and cramped, this black bathroom is amazing.
If you are not bold enough to color block with black, gray can be an alternative. Gray is a calm neutral tone, it’s less empowering than black but as elegant and stylish. However, monochromatic gray can be very monotonous. It’s important to vary shapes, textures, and finishes in the room. Or, you can just play with an accent color.
Gray is a great choice for a modern living room.
For gray is a calming and relaxing color, it’s perfect for your private room.
This one is an interesting shade of gray called greige, which is its combination with beige. This color can be a special treatment for the attic.
Purple is not everyone’s favorite, but this royalty color is also a great option to color blocking. The shade creates a dramatic look, but at the same time it’s very calming. Designing with purple can be tricky, but you will get a sophisticated result.
To really experience royalty and luxury, fill your purple room with classic furniture.
The easiest way to accent purple room is by using a lighter shades of purple.
You can accent a deep purple toned wall with green shades.
Are you ready to color block your room? Just keep in mind that color choice can be a very personal matter. There are other bold color options you can use, choose one that really suits you.