Bright & Bold Decor
Colorful rooms and decor, straight from real homes.
The 13 Biggest Home Trends We’ve Seen So Far in 2023, According to Designers
Check out pro designers’ picks for what’s making waves in interior design, from bold color to organic shapes and beyond.
Dark and Dramatic UK Home with a DIY Gilded Staircase
"I’m an interiors blogger with a passion for creating sensory homes. Two of my sons are autistic and over the years I started to realize that they wouldn’t wear certain colors, patterns, textures, etc. that heightened their anxiety. As they grew older I realized that this translated into my decorating," tells Rachel Edmonds.
This Los Angeles Rental Has Bold Murals and a Wall of Shoes
Freelance graphic designer and artist Laura Horstmann has filled every room of her rental with vibrant color, cool art, and loads of style
This Writer's Brooklyn Rental Is Full of Bright Colors and Hundreds of Books
"It’s both chic and punk — a technicolor euphoria impossible not to feel at home at," describes writer, comedian, and award-winning screenwriter Greg Mania of this small rental apartment.
A Colorful Brooklyn Rental with Cool DIYs and Fab Furniture
Erin Kerr's style can best be described as: "Like if a Danish Grandpa and Primary School Teacher Grandma had a grandkid who loved Memphis Milano."
This Actor's NYC Apartment Is Dripping With Drama
Actor Charles Busch believes a home is a visual autobiography. And his NYC apartment's style is best summed up as: 19th century Parisian bordello mixed with the Golden Age Hollywood.
This Artist's Home Has a Swimming Pool-Patterned Floor
Sarah Stieber is a painter, tape artist, muralist, and jewelry designer with a recent passion for designing spaces around her art, like the incredibly colorful house she's created with her husband.
Small NYC Rental With Colorful Murals
Muralist and interior decorator, Maggie Antalek, used her new apartment as a blank canvas for bold murals and DIY projects to make the space her own.
A Tiny Brooklyn Studio With So Much Color & Function
Kayla has turned her home into her sanctuary. Working with a small space and budget, she used the color palette of her neighborhood to bring to life her gorgeous bohemian home.
This San Diego Rental Loft is Funky, Maximal, and Colorful
When Bridgette and her boyfriend, Blue, moved into their loft apartment, they committed to making the space their own while not breaking the bank. They used Facebook Marketplace to find staple pieces that they DIYed to fit their style.
A Whimsical and Cozy Chicago Bungalow Is Filled to the Brim with Color and Pattern
Becky Bloom's historic 1924 Chicago bungalow has a purple living room, orange fireplace, green kitchen, floral bedroom, and a lot more color and DIY pattern!
Inside a Colorful, Maximalist Brooklyn Rental
Textile designer and freelance interior stylist Anna Brettschneider shares this 800-square-foot Park Slope rental apartment with her fiancé, Garrett Albury. Together they co-author the weekly newsletter, coolstuff.nyc.
Before and After: This Bedroom’s Colorful Redo Features Simple DIYs
It’s no secret that paint can do wonders for a room, whether it’s with floor-to-ceiling coverage or a perfectly placed wall arch. But sometimes you don’t even need to take a brush to the walls to make a big impact. Skeptical? Just look to this charming (and mostly white-walled) colorful DIY bedroom makeover from Anam Zohaib.