12 Ways to Bring Color to a Room With Pillows

A vibrant throw pillow can transform an entire room's decor and deliver a bold color statement. Discover ways to bring a pop of color into your home with beautiful, bright throw pillows.

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Natural Palette

Green, yellow and brown decorative pillows brighten up a solid tan couch with a natural — but lively — color palette.

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Gold and Bold

A large gold decorative pillow brings a touch of unexpected color to this small seating area. Design by Erinn Valencich.

White Living Room with Orange Window Seat

Rainbow Hues

This white living room gets its burst of color with an array of vibrant decorative pillows on the window seat and couch. Design by Natalie Umbert.

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Sea of Turquoise

These eye-popping turquoise pillows are especially noticeable among light furnishings and pastel accessories.

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Vibrant Solids

Solid throw pillows, like these from Company C, can add simple color to a bed or sofa.

Contemporary Bedroom in Black, White and Red

Black, White and Red All Over

RMS user tmo uses bright red accent pillows and accessories to make an unexpected color statement in this funky, vintage-inspired bedroom.

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Chic Pink

Small hot pink accent pillows can add a playful touch of color against white pillows and taupe walls.

Cream Chair with Red Pillow

Classic Red

Designer Elizabeth P. Clarke uses a crisp red pillow against a cream chair for a splash of color.

Family Room with Colorful Accents

Orange Peels

Designer Ammie Kim spices up a simple beige living room with orange throw pillows.

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Neon Scene

An all-white bedroom is bursting with color from vibrant blue pillows and fluorescent yellow accessories.

Warm and Inviting Living Room

Mellow Yellow

Designer Velvet Hammerschmidt uses bright yellow accent pillows to pop against the crisp white sofa and to complement the pale yellow walls.

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Touch of Pumpkin

Pumpkin-colored pillows add a lively visual to the neutral-toned space. Design by Andreas Charalambous.

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