Colorful furniture: Creative ideas to brighten up your home

May 11, 2023

Colorful furniture: Creative ideas to brighten up your home

Goodbye beige, hello color! Discover a rainbow of creative ideas for adding colorful furniture to your space inside and out.

Goodbye beige, hello color! Discover a rainbow of creative ideas for adding colorful furniture to your space inside and out.

Are you ready to add some serious pop to your living space? Say goodbye to boring beige and hello to colorful furniture!

From vibrant couches to bold accent chairs, colorful furniture can liven up any room. Plus, it allows you to unleash your inner artist and design a space that’s uniquely you.

Here, we’re sharing a rainbow of creative ideas for adding colorful furniture to your space. We’ve included eye-catching decor tips and recommendations for the living room, bedroom, and more. Get ready to flex your interior design muscles and inject some fun into your furniture.

Creating magic with colorful furniture

Colorful furniture: colorful couches and pillows

Decorating with colorful furniture can be a fantastic way to add personality and vibrancy to your home. Whether you want to make a bold statement or add a subtle pop of color, the possibilities are endless.

For example, you might opt for a brightly-colored couch or armchair to serve as a focal point in your living room, or add color with a funky set of chairs in your dining room. No matter your style, there’s sure to be a colorful furniture option that’s perfect for you.

The key to creating magic with colorful furniture is picking a color palette and decor style. Are you drawn to beautiful boho escapes? Perhaps you prefer eclectic interior design? What about the current focus on the maximalism design trend?

Consider your favorite designs and pick one or two styles to influence your space. Then choose a color palette that fits those styles.

You don’t need to be an interior designer to create color palettes — apps like Coolors make experimenting easy until you find a combo you’ll love. You can generate random palettes, build your own, or plug in an image of a room you love and extract the palette for your home decor.

Some popular picks for colorful spaces include blues, greens, yellows, pinks, and oranges.

Colorful furniture ideas for every room

Welcome to a world of vibrant and playful furniture ideas that will add color to every room in your home. Whether you’re looking to jazz up your living room, spruce up your bedroom, or add some pizzazz to your dining room, we’ve got you covered with some seriously fun and funky pieces.

Dining room

Colorful furniture: Ellie 5-piece Cylinder Pedestal Dining Room Set Mirror and Teal

This Ellie dining table features a round, clear glass tabletop with a scintillating column-inspired pedestal base that sparkles with faux diamonds for a glam touch. And the blue velvet chairs are an elegant way to inject a dose of color into your dining area with their tall backrests, rolled tops, and metal legs.

The beauty of reflective finishes is that they’ll amplify whatever color you use in the room. Plus, they’re more fun than solid wood. Clear glass tops have a similar effect, especially if you have a colorful area rug.

Other colorful furniture ideas

Living room

Colorful furniture: Bellaire Button-tufted Upholstered Sectional Teal

This green Bellaire chaise sectional boasts striking velvet upholstery that would dress up any living room furniture arrangement. As a four-seater, it’s small space-friendly and exudes chic style with shiny crystal button tufting along the back cushion and armrests. It would pair perfectly with a transparent or reflective coffee table or accent table.

Using a large piece of colorful furniture in the living room creates an instant focal point that captures attention and sets the mood. And it might be all you need if you’re going for a more subdued yet colorful appeal.

Other colorful furniture ideas


Melody 4-piece California King Tufted Upholstered Bedroom Set Pacific Blue

Colors aren’t limited to kids’ bedrooms. Adults can bring colorful furniture into their sanctuaries too. For example, this Melody four-piece bedroom set makes a grand display with a wingback headboard in blue velvet upholstery, button tufting, and nailhead trim. The matching nightstand, dresser, and mirror complete the look.

If you’d prefer a neutral-toned bed frame, a colorful duvet cover paired with bright throw pillows will do the trick. You can also add color to your bedroom by displaying colorful plants, accents, and artwork on a metal, clean, or neutral bookcase. If you want to take it a step further, add a vibrant lounge chair and pouf beside it for a reading nook.

Our picks


Noah Upholstered Storage Bench Orange and Beige

This orange and beige storage bench would work great with mid-century modern or modern farmhouse decor. It’s colorful, funky, and urban with an eclectic pattern and vibrant style, but the nailhead trim and wood legs keep it grounded. If you want to turn it up a notch, pair it with a colorful area rug or a bright display on a side table.

Colorful furniture and decor in the entryway are excellent ways to show off your personality and make an impression on guests. If you love color, cheery hues at the door can help you start unwinding after a long day.

Other colorful furniture ideas

Don’t forget the colorful decor

Colorful furniture with potted plants

Colorful interior decor is another excellent way to bring your visions to life. Plus, you can sneak it in anywhere, from a small accent on an end table to a larger display on your TV stand.

Here are some easy ways to add colorful decor to your spaces:

  • Accent pillows: For an instant pop of color, add colorful throw pillows on your couch or bed. They provide fun living room decor and also work great with outdoor furniture.
  • Wall decor: Artwork and wall decor make it easy to bring color into a room — consider hanging a colorful painting or photograph on your wall to add visual interest and personality.
  • Curtains or blinds: Window treatments make it easy to make a statement in any room. Consider choosing curtains or blinds in a bright color or bold pattern.
  • Rugs: Want to build your space on a foundation of color? Consider choosing a bright, colorful area rug to add energy to your living room or bedroom.
  • Accent walls: Adding an accent wall to your space creates a focal point and lends atmosphere. Don’t want something permanent? Use a decal!
  • Patterns: Feel free to mix and match different colors and patterns. Experimenting with fabrics, prints, and textures can help you create an eclectic aesthetic.
  • Plants: Colorful plants make bringing color and life into a room more accessible — look for varieties with colorful foliage or flowers. If you don’t have a green thumb, faux plants work too.

It’s essential to keep your ideal style in mind when using bright colors. This makes it easier to use color strategically for a cohesive and harmonious look.

Vibrant visions and chromatic choices

Whether you choose several bright accents or one bold statement piece, adding colorful furniture to your home can bring new life to any room. With just a few pieces, creating a fun and inviting atmosphere while expressing your personality is easy. 

Don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone. Some of the best designs are created when we experiment with different colors and patterns. With the right pieces, your home can become a vibrant reflection of your personality and style. So go ahead, embrace the rainbow, and let your furniture shine.

Be sure to browse through Coaster Furniture for more options. When you find something you like, use the store locator to find a local retailer with the piece in stock for convenient pickup or delivery.


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Melody 4-piece California King Tufted Upholstered Bedroom Set Pacific Blue

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Noah Upholstered Storage Bench Orange and Beige

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