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5 Wall Color Ideas For Small Spaces

Be as bright or as bold as you can be with these color choices

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Photography: Jun Pinzon (Main Photo)

Having white walls is a surefire way of helping a small space look bright and seem bigger. But for those of you who are tired of this generic look, you are free to explore other options. Here are some colors you might want to consider: 

1. Aqua

This studio unit may have looked bland, but thanks to its aqua wall, it exudes zest and vitality. The black and white accessories tone down the bright color and add quirky elements to the space.

2. Gray

You can also go for mid-tones or darker shades of gray for your small space. You don’t have to add a pop of color to liven it up. Feel free to use neutral accessories to create an understated beauty. 

3. Tomato Red

Don’t shy away from red just because you’re afraid it might look overbearing in your small space. Just look at this dining area—wooden furniture pieces keep the tomato red walls from overpowering the space and give this condo home a warm, contemporary Filipino look. 

4. Fuchsia

If you think red is too strong a color, wait until you see fuchsia walls. But just like red, there’s nothing to be afraid of in choosing this bold shade. Just temper it with furniture pieces in light neutrals. 

5. Darks

Yes, you can use blacks and dark browns in a small space, just like what was done in this small kitchen. Throw in some stainless steel counters and appliances in metal finishes and you have an industrial look. 

Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions | Miguel Nacianceno (2 & 4) | Jun Pinzon | At Maculangan

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