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6 ways to style orange in your home decor

Orange, black and white living room

WordsMegan Lambert


We’re year-round fans, but there’s no denying that autumn is orange’s time to shine. Rich, earthy, and instantly warming, its uplifting qualities can even help you beat the November blues. So, seeing as we’re in the months where orange gets to have its main character moment, we thought we’d shine a little light on this autumnal hue and help you learn how to style orange decor in your home.

Orange decor idea: wall-to-wall paint

These wall-to-wall orange rooms show that orange paint can be both grown up and fun. By painting her woodwork and her walls in Orange 02 @stephanieduckettceramics creates a really cocooning feel in her dining room. Perfect for cosy dinners with friends. She keeps it paired back giving the room a minimalist, mid-century feel, yet the orange retains an element of cosiness, without it feeling too sparse. Alternatively, @houseinheaton injects a bit of fun into the home office in Orange 01.

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Orange decor idea: colour blocking 

An easy way to add a pop of colour into any home, orange is a sure-fire way to make an impact. Whether paired against white walls or a dark backdrop to create some serious contrast, orange will pop against almost anything.

Take a look at these 8 colour blocking ideas for some inspiration, like trying something a little different and painting your ‘fifth wall’, aka your ceiling, orange? A great way to breathe some life into a white room and bring a little warmth into the lofty proportions of period rooms.