20 Ways to Make Your Home as Colorful as a Rainbow

Show your pride with some rainbow designs. Here are 20 ideas for adding these colorful and happy hues to your space.

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June 12, 2018

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Bursts of Color

It's easy to add a rainbow burst of color to your home without going totally over-the-top. Just look for artwork, accents like pillows and colorful vases or furniture in juicy brights to get this look. Here a large window in white fills the living room with ample light and reflects off the black walls. Colorful art and furnishings help brighten and liven up this room.

Whimsical Dining-Slash-Living Room

Glossy black subway tile and a patterned gray tile floor balance out the bold, colorful graffiti design on the breakfast nook dining furniture in this punchy space. In the great room, faux deer heads painted every shade of the rainbow inject a dose of whimsy and surprise.

A Tropical Vibe

Inspired by the Caribbean Carnivale, this scheme was all about pushing the boundaries of bright saturated color. Hand-beaded chairs with an abundance of bright patterned fabrics and wallpaper, unite to make this space exciting and unique.

An Eye-Catching Light

A chunky, flower-shaped table provides seating for six in this dining room. A chartreuse lamp and multicolor pendant light bring in splashes of color to the design.

Add Color With a Gallery Wall

Vibrant artwork makes this dining room a memorable and cheerful space, adding to the stunning aesthetic.

Have Fun With It

This bright and colorful Penguin book cover wallpaper injects a bold dose of whimsy, playfulness and carefree charm into this powder room. An arresting butterfly print captures all of the colors from the book covers. The warm wood vanity and mirror give the eye a place to rest amidst the dizzying array of color.


A wall is adorned with a colorful geometric painting in this contemporary multipurpose room. A blue shag rug, arc floor lamp and floral throw pillows add a playful tone.

Rainbow Steps = Curb Appeal

Welcome your guests in style! Kim Lewis Designs painted the stair risers leading up to this trailer to create a whimsical, eclectic vibe.

All About the Accessories

Colorful framed art prints add life and interest to a contemporary gray entryway. The unique lamp and sculpture add personality and texture to the space.

Rainbow Bright Bookshelf

This bookshelf has books arranged by color, creating a fanciful library.

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Vibrant and Vivacious Dining Nook

Sculptural qualities like the base of the brass dining table are fascinating partners to the vibrant artwork in this sophisticated apartment.

Soaking Tub Accented With Upbeat Artwork

Bath time gets infinitely more fun with artwork this colorful nearby. The riot of colors is a great jumping off point for bright accessories like the fuschia flower.

Ombré Side Table

Stable cement construction means never having to say, "I’m so sorry I kicked the rickety bistro furniture and upended the craft cocktails you spent half an hour preparing!" (For example.)

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Outdoor Room with Rainbow Tones

This Mediterranean-inspired outdoor room has a turquoise ceiling, a pair of daybeds fitted with pink cushions and several decorative pillows, making for a bright and fun outdoor space.

Colorful Sectional Adds Happy Hues to This Space

Bold colors and patterns pop against a stark white, modern game room - making this space the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Black Bookshelf That Pops With Colorful Book Arrangement

A modern dining room turns its book collection into an eye-catching design statement by organizing them by color in the space-saving built-in bookshelf. A simple picnic table and ghost chairs let the striking dark walls and rainbow colors do the talking.

White Office Brightened With Multicolored Art

The bold, colorful artwork, seen in this home office, adds color and personiality to this space.

Dining Room has Pizzaz With Color Gallery Wall Display

Designers used color blocks and coffee table books to bring color into the eclectic and bubbly dining room.

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Cheerful Home Gym With Abstract Wallpaper

As patrons come up the stairs, they are greeted by the sight of a wraparound geometric wall covering highlighted by the natural light that spills through the windows. The colors reflect the light, making the space feel bright, open and inviting.

Midcentury Family Room Radiates With Rainbow Art

To make this sitting area more cozy than formal, a place where the family of five can relax at the end of the day, designers filled the space with a rainbow of colors and whimsical patterns.

Dining Room Sparkles With Multicolor Art

This otherwise un-memorable dining room is given pizzaz and personiality with the featured rainbow artwork.

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