Afraid of color? Now is the time to take the plunge!

With warm weather here, it’s the perfect time of year to infuse bold and bright colors into your space. Don’t know where to start? Here are some tips for infusing beautiful colors into every room of your home.

1. Consider warm colors. Colors that are considered to be “warm” on the color wheel, such as red, orange and yellow, add an instant, bold pop of color to a space.

2. Use color as accents. Have neutral-colored furniture pieces? Use bright, bold colors for accent pieces.

3. Be unexpected. Infuse color in often-ignored spaces such as bathrooms and kitchens.

4. Purchase portable décor options. Infuse color in pieces can can be moved or changed out seasonally, such as throw pillows, artwork, area rugs and accessories.

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5. Mix it up! It’s OK to mix multiple bright colors in one space, especially if you are repeating the same or similar colors throughout a room.

6. Choose full chroma colors when possible. Colors that are rich and fully saturated have maximum impact.

7. Use white and black to add contrast. Neutral colors will help ensure that your bright colors pop that much more.

8. Go big, but smaller. Consider selecting colored accent upholstery pieces, such as accent chairs.

9. Repeat the same or similar colors throughout your space. Have a bold, bright color you love? Consider sprinkling it — and repeating it — throughout your space.

10. Don’t overdo it. Less is more. Use color purposefully.