5 Sly Ways to Add Color in the Home

If you tend to stray from color in the home, painting a door frame is one way to add a dash without fully committing. Here are five clever examples.

Above: A wide border painted around a door frame emphasizes the original architrave; photo by James Merrell via Living Etc. Does green catch your attention? If so, visit Remodelista‘s Room Gallery to see the color used in various rooms.

Above: A color-blocked door frame, via Desire to Inspire (via Skona Hem).

Above: A doorway in Sweden via Koncept Stockholm.

Above: In the Paris apartment of a furniture collector, a doorway is painted blue with Emery & Cie paint; photo by Christian Schaulin for Dwell.

Above: At the Capri Suite hotel in Italy, a door frame is outlined in yellow. See more unique ways to incorporate yellow on Palette & Paints: Modern Yellow.

Related:
The Best Colors For Each of Your Rooms

59 comments

Vicky Baker
Vicky B3 years ago

I like these a lot, they are simple but stylish. Adding a splash of colour to any home.

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Tania S.
Tania S3 years ago

Thanks for sharing. I am just in the middle of adding color to my home.

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Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne R3 years ago

Thanks.

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Val M.
Val M3 years ago

Thanks

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Danuta Watola
Danuta W3 years ago

thanks

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Gloria picchetti
Gloria picchetti4 years ago

It's pretty and if you don't like it then it's easy to change.

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B J.
BJ J4 years ago

Easy and easily changed.

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KAREN G.
Karen Gee4 years ago

Thanks for sharing

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Boo O.
Boo B4 years ago

LOVE this idea!! Except all my doorways are wood. *sigh*

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Winn Adams
Winn Adams4 years ago

Thanks

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