Brighten Your Home

Use colors like pink and purple to brighten up a small space!

Vibrant shades (think hot pink and purple) can brighten up a small space! Here are cheap and classy ways to add these bold colors to room—and not go overboard!

  • Bring touches of pink to the bath with bright towels. (Contemporary towels, $18 for a set of 6; www.target.com)
  • Give walls a splash of color with a bold, decorative frames.
    (Fuschia desk frame, $14.95; pier1.com) 
  • Add interest to a neutral room by painting a piece of furniture or an accent wall in one of these fresh hues: Stained Glass, Fuschia Kiss or Candy Violet. (Behr paints, from $22 per gallon; at Home Depot).