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Muted is out and bold is in! From bright, sunny yellows to jewel tones like ruby, emerald, and sapphire, interior designers are embracing vibrance this summer. These tones can breathe life into a neutral room or a touch of color into a more muted or formal space.

If you live in a community such as Hayden Flats luxury apartments in Bloomington, you have a neutral and modern backdrop that provides the ideal canvas for showcasing whatever colors and decorative themes you choose. If you want to incorporate trending colors into your space without completely redecorating or compromising a decor theme you already love, here are some simple and impactful ways to do just that.

Throw Pillows and Blankets
Introduce trendy colors and patterns through throw pillows and blankets on your sofa, chairs, or bed. They are easily changeable and can add a pop of color or texture to your existing decor. Many stores like Target and At Home offer decor and accessories organized by color, making it easy to find everything offered in your desired shades.

Artwork and Wall Decor
Hang up some trendy artwork, prints, or posters featuring the latest color schemes and designs. This can instantly update the look of your walls without having to repaint or wallpaper. You could even decoupage a chair, vase, lampshade, or picture frame to make an existing piece look new with a trendier color. You might notice once you have a color in mind, you begin seeing it everywhere you go!

Area Rugs
Rugs can help define a space and add warmth,color, and style to any room. They can cost a small fortune depending on how they’re constructed, so you might find it more practical to shop vintage and second-hand stores for a rug that will complement your current decor and incorporate popular colors. You might find something old that has come back into style!

Curtains or Drapes
Update your window treatments in fashionable colors or patterns. This can enhance the overall aesthetic of the room without making major changes. If you’re looking for something that’s not permanent, check out these renter-friendly window treatment solutions.

Decorative Accessories
Swap out small decor items such as vases, candles, and decorative bowls in trending colors or materials. It's an easy way to bring the latest trends into your space without overwhelming it. These are also accessories you can find in vintage stores and antique shops.

Temporary Wallpaper or Wall Decals
Use removable wallpaper or wall decals in trending patterns or colors to create an accent wall or add interest to a room's design. Be sure to test your decals in an inconspicuous area first to make sure they won’t leave an adhesive residue on your walls.

Updating Hardware
Change the knobs, handles, or drawer pulls on your furniture to trendy finishes or modern colors. If you’re into crafting, you might even enjoy refinishing your old furniture in new, vibrant colors.

Plants and Greenery
Add indoor plants or fresh flowers to bring life and a touch of nature into your apartment. This is a timeless way to enhance any space. If you want them to last a little longer, faux florals come in every color of the rainbow, and craft stores like Michael’s tend to organize them by color as well.

Swap out your lampshades to incorporate trendy designs or materials. You can also search for renter-friendly plug-in light fixtures if you want to update to something new.

Accent Furniture
Introduce a new-to-you accent chair, side table, or shelf to your existing furniture setup. You can update the overall look without replacing everything.

Textiles and Linens
Upgrade your bedding, towels, and table linens with trendy colors and patterns that complement your apartment's overall style. A new quilt or comforter can dramatically change the look of a room.

Remember, the key to incorporating trending decor is to blend it with your existing style. You don't need to change everything; a few strategic updates can make a big difference. Also, keep in mind that trends come and go, so it's essential to balance them with classic elements to create a timelessly stylish space.

Ready for a change? Hayden Flats are the newest Bloomington apartments for rent, and a spacious luxury unit is ready for you right now! Tour a one or two-bedroom floor plan and reserve your dream home. Call our leasing office today at (812) 993-4407.