You might not think of decorating with black within your home, but black makes a perfect contrast and compliment to just about anything you put it with. Black can be used in big and small ways no matter where you live. I can’t wait to have you join me as we explore all the ways to decorate with black in every room.
The Color Black Is
Where can you use black in your home?
- Black can be used in many of your furnishings through out your home.
- Black is great as an accent with any color.
- Black can be used in furniture, floors, wall decor, lamps, and textiles.
- Black is perfect for cabinet hardware and trim color.
Facts About Black
- Black is really not a color, but the absence of color.
- When we wear black it is sophisticated and powerful. We seem to have more respect for people wearing black clothing.
- Black will make us look thinner, and that’s a good thing!
- Black makes all other colors show up better and makes them pop.
Decorating With Black Ideas For Every Room
Don’t you just love this aqua blue and and black color scheme? It is fresh, fun and classic all at the same time.
Painting a dresser in black paint make a strong presence in a bedroom or anywhere you want to add some weight to a room.
Have you ever considered painting your trim moulding in black? I’m in love with this classic vintage black and white bathroom with it’s beautiful black painted trim. So stunning!
Black hardware is a nice touch on any painted furniture piece. Maybe you don’t like decorating with black but love small touches. Black knobs, handles, and hardware can add so much amazing detail to any piece of furniture, door, or cabinet.
Black is a great compliment to sweet blush pink room, and classic country quilt.
Lime green is a beautiful contrast with black. You can create a black and white color scheme in a room, and then add easy pops of color with pillows and accessories.
Maybe you wouldn’t think of painting walls in black, but this farm style kitchen is proof that black walls can add so much depth and interest.
I have always loved this photo from Pottery Barn. The soft blue wall with black and white photos is a beautiful black color scheme, and what a great way to create a dramatic wall display.
This is another great example of taking a collection of black framed pictures to create drama. This neutral space is brought to life with all the interest on this wall.
Adding a round mirror and dresser in black makes for a beautiful compliment in a bedroom.
The black and white checkered floor and a black island balance well with all the white space in this kitchen, and are so classic and timeless.
Okay, I know this isn’t for everyone, but this kitchen is amazing with its’ black cabinetry. Think about how it would never show dirt!
With the popularity of chalkboard paint, you can create all kinds of projects or paint an accent wall in chalkboard paint and add some fun to your home and add black in a not-so-obvious way.
So what about you? Are you ready to start decorating with black?