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8 Trendy Color Combos in Home Decor in 2022

Whether it comes to building a home from scratch or going through a full renovating process, working on the interior is probably the most exciting part of the process. After all the effort required to ensure the exterior is durable and solid, you need to start using your creativity on the interior.

You want your new home to perfectly reflect your personality. Personal preferences often come first when choosing colors, but then, you need to consider the functional uses too. Here are a few trendy colors and combinations you can use to make your home more modern.

Bright colors on a dark background

Bright colors on a dark background are excellent for ultra modern designs, but you need to do it right. For example, keep the ceiling white and paint walls in darker nuances. You might as well get some oak doors in the exact same color, so you get a bit of unity.

Dark elements allow you to bring in some decorative items. Opt for intense colors, such as turquoise, bright red, purple, orange and even pink. Such colors will break the monotony and make the background stand out. 

Beige and red

You probably know it already, bright colors tend to provide more space. You need to stick to colors with proven results. Now, if you are not such a big fan of white, you can always maintain a classic appearance with beige.

Beige is neutral and relaxing for the eye. You can mix it up with a strong color, such as red. Other alternatives to red include yellow or orange. They work wonders in a place dominated by beige. To make beige stand out, make sure you use it for big pieces, such as walls or your sofa.

Green and red

You need colors to complement each other, and this is the best way to ensure a perfect combination. To have a bit of contrast, but also a unitary appearance, you need colors in perfectly opposite palettes. For example, green and red.

While green and red work wonders together, you need to keep them subtle. If you use them excessively, they will make you feel tired. You can choose something neutral in between as a balanced element in the middle. Get a neutral tone for your floor, for example.

Purple, light brown and burgundy

When walls have a neutral approach (such as white or beige), you could add a bit of style with different decorations on the ceiling, such as a large chandelier. A burgundy or light brown carpet will add a colorful matching spot to your décor. Basically, colors need to become accents, rather than dominate.

Whether you go for a classic bedroom or a traditional living room, opt for fluffy carpets, heavy curtains and nuances like burgundy, purple or light brown. While used as accents, such colors must be visible, hence the necessity to use them for large pieces.

Petrol blue and beige

Such a combo is suitable for the minimalist style, which is often inspired from Scandinavian décors. The concept is fairly simple to understand. Opt for dark walls and intensely colored elements. The dark aspect dominates, but the colorful spot gives it a warm appearance.

When it comes to walls, petrol blue is excellent, but you can also go for gray, charcoal or other similar nuances. Avoid going towards the red palette though. As for beige, bring it on for the sofa or perhaps an armchair. You can do the same for a large clock on the wall or anything else that can draw attention.

Naturally inspired colors and white

Naturally inspired colors are perfect if you want to emulate a traditional style, whether you want the appearance of a cabin in the woods or an old fashioned home. Opt for textured parquet and make sure the beams are exposed for even better results.

Now, moving on to colors, this style is great if you have white or at least very light furniture. The same goes for white decorations. Everything else can be picked in different nuances of yellow, brown, beige and even green crude. Basically, you want accent colors to be inspired from nature.

White and purple

This combo works wonders in the living room. You need living colors in such a room, so dark purple is excellent. Plus, it has a stylish appearance. If purple is not your color, you can also opt for garnet, emerald green or cobalt blue. Such colors are used for the sofa and furniture.

Now, mixing such colors together can cause a bit of visual discomfort, so you need to keep things simple. Place them against white walls for maximum effects. If your room is large enough and you would rather have dark colors, you can use gray instead of white.

Light lavender and beige

Colors like light lavender are great for bedrooms and other rooms that inspire a relaxing atmosphere. Light lavender is relaxing and stimulates your brain and body. You can also mix in a bit of turquoise, light pink, gray or beige.

Keep in mind that such colors are normally amplified by direct sunlight. Give the flooring a natural wood appearance, and choose beige and light lavender to dominate the room. No matter what other colors you bring in, everything should be light for a more inviting appearance.

Bottom line, colors are extremely important when decorating your home, and different color combinations will give you different experiences and sensations. Sometimes, it is all about how you want to feel. Other times, you just want to be in the trends with modern combos and styles.

No matter what you are after, make sure your personal preferences come first. At the end of the day, you are decorating this home for yourself and your family, rather than for your guests.