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Hot trend: Get the ombre look in your home

Looking to add a pop of color to your home decor but can’t decide on just one? The ever popular ombre trend could be for you.

Interested in trying this look at home? Check out some of these bloggers’ DIY ombre looks for inspiration.


How to add ombre to your furniture

Ombre inspired dresser

Image source: Kreative Knack

All you need to achieve this look is an old dresser that needs a makeover, a sander and some fresh paint! Figure out what color you want to use, and paint each dresser drawer a different shade. You can do light to dark or dark to light — it’s up to you! This blogger, Nikki, used five shades of blue and outlined the piece in white, which really made the bright colors pop. It looks like a perfect addition to a child’s room or baby nursery.


Ombre walls for any room

Ombre inspired room

Image source: P.S. I Made This

Two trends in one: mint and ombre! Paint the wall with a base of your lightest shade. Then use painter’s tape to divide the wall into equal sections for as many colors as you want to use. Paint each section the appropriate color and then blend. Erica’s bright, sea-inspired wall is a must-have for anyone who wants to brighten up a room or create a focal wall.


Ombre paint chip art

Ombre inspired art

Image source: The Lovely Cupboard

DIY paint chip projects are so fun, easy and inexpensive! The paint chips are free at your local paint store, and take plenty, because you’ll need them. Heather took a vintage $5 flea market frame and filled it with triangle-cut paint chips. She added fun, funky colors and did the ombre with dark on the bottom to light on the top. The only other supplies you need are poster board and a glue stick!

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