Building & Renovating

5 Desserts that You Can Use as Color Inspiration

These picks can inspire you to cook and to give your space a much needed revamp


What makes desserts so appetizing? Some say it's how they are plated or served. Others simply can't get enough of the flavors and there are those who simply fall for the rich textures and colors.

Since most of us (if not all) enjoy our desserts, why not use it as design pegs for the home? These satisfying treats come in fun shades and hues that you can include in your moodboard. Here are some of our picks to guide you:

Main photos from: The Little Epicurean and The House that Lars Built.

A rainbow cake is full of surprises! Once you slice the cake, the white frosting reveals layers of colorful goodness! Channel this vibe at home by using an all-white palette with pops of color here and there.

Photo from The Little Epicurean.

Who doesn't love cake sprinkles? Use yellows, pinks, reds, and blues as accent colors in the different areas of the home! Choose colorful accessories to liven up a plain living area. Work with vibrant colored pillows, bold artworks, and an interesting rug.

Photo from Jane Can.

If you are tired of white walls, you can color your walls with paint that will remind you of cheesecakes. Consider neutral colors or a light yellowish hue for your bedroom or family room.

Photo from Plain Chicken.

Use green as an accent color in the living area or bedroom. Whenever you feel tired, this color can remind you of nature and lush landscapes. With this color at home, you can instantly feel refreshed after a long day at work.

Photo from The House that Lars Built.

For a rustic touch at home, take inspiration from this palette. Invest in wooden touches and an unexpected touch of lavender or light purple. You can also use this color for your soft furnishings in the bedroom.

Photo from The Farmer's Daughter.

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