13 Ways to Create a Vibrant and Cheerful Room

Grab some spring-inspired color inspiration with these vibrant room designs from Rate My Space users.

  • mstupski yellow grey bathroom

    Accessorize Everything

    For this perky powder room, RMS user mstupski installed artwork in the shower, perfectly coordinated with the gorgeous rug and sunny-yellow wall color. Thanks to a sleek shower curtain, the pop of color is understated and elegant.

  • Striped Kids Room

    Just Add Stripes

    RMS user Andi2347 combined bold stripes in orange, pink, yellow and white to create the ultimate girls’ bedroom for two. The sweet color combination helps reflect the natural light, creating a playful yet sophisticated space.

  • Revamp the Walls

    RMS user jenhunter77 went over the top with white accents, which are mirrored in the hanging lamp, picture frames and wall accessories around the nursery.

  • Girls bedroom

    Combine Unexpected Hues

    For this budget bedroom makeover, RMS user mommacaz added unexpected color combinations of bright yellow, pastel pink and lime green. But the real pop of color comes from the pink paper pompons hanging above the bed.

  • budget friendly colorful playroom by hennesses

    Play With Primaries

    RMS user hennesses added a colorful detail to every inch of space in this boys' playroom. Geometric murals, colorful sconces and a vibrant area rug bounce off the sunny lime walls for a creative use of primary hues.

  • Modern Tiled Kitchen

    Brighten the Kitchen

    For this ultra-chic loft kitchen, RMS user kweenbe used strong shades of red and yellow on opposite walls, but brought the look together with a whimsical tile backsplash.

  • Window Seat

    Pile on the Pillows

    To create this formal and cozy reading nook, RMS user MaryBlair loaded up the window seat with colorful pillows. Combined with charming details, like the valance, chandelier and built-in bookshelves, this is sure to be the happiest seat in the house.

  • Country Kitchen

    Design Around White

    To make the most of her already sunny kitchen, RMS user stephiecamp used a trick that psychologists discovered ages ago: Red and yellow make people happy and hungry. To make her clever kitchen combination pop, she added white accents and cabinetry.

  • Country Living Room

    Mix and Match Prints

    The secret to RMS user MrsWow's cheerful living room is using several shades and textures of orange and red layered on top of each other. The subdued wall color helps her vibrant country-style decor pop.

  • Simple Entryway

    Keep It Simple

    You won't see clutter in this entryway. Instead, visitors can find a charmingly coordinated green bureau and mirror offset by a red striped area rug and polka-dot planter. Design by RMS user standsure

  • Black and white bedroom

    Create Color Without Paint

    Even with a tight budget, RMS user sanfran integrated a playful pop of color in this master bedroom's black-and-white color scheme. Mounted frames and one extra-large set of stripes gives this room all the color it needs.

  • Add Vibrant Art

    RMS user CentsastionalGirl created a vibrant game room for both kids and adults. The large-scale world map, coordinated with bright pillows and window treatments, makes a major statement in this room.

  • Yellow Kitchen

    Create Color With Tiles

    RMS user ColorfulButComfy integrated candy colors into her energetic kitchen to create a space full of delight and whimsy. The surrounding dark cabinetry serves as a tropical-inspired color contrast and allows the yellow to shine brightly.

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