Color is back! Discover how to use bright hues to transform any room—and have a little fun while you're at it.
Photographer: Laura Resen
2. Open up a small space.
To make a cramped room feel larger, douse walls in a vivid yellow. For a whimsical, big-top effect, paint wide stripes that continue onto the ceiling. First, mark off stripes onto white walls with painters' tape. Then just paint between the lines, remove the tape, and voilà!