11 ways to put a rainbow in your room.

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One of my favourite motifs that has lasted from childhood until today is the rainbow.  Though the colourful arches seem to work best in a child’s room, there is no reason you can’t introduce a little ROYGBIV throughout your home.

1) A simple wall chart looks great in the kid’s room or could be good to brighten up a shared space like the kitchen.

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2) I’m obsessed with these contemporary paintings that have a youthful yet sophisticated quality.  They could work in any room of the house, from the office to the bathroom.

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3) Paint your own rainbow or show off a little one’s interpretation of one and have it framed.

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4) This wooden mobile is a fun version to have hanging around.  Place in an open space or even against a wall.

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5) A rainbow rug like this, needs to be shown off – hang it on the wall; above your bed or the couch.

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6) A rainbow rug on the ground is an option too of course.  I love this semi-circle plush one for kids; the cut-out shape adds to its already whimsical quality.  This one is on my wish list for my baby’s room for sure!

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7) Speaking of a baby’s room – how cute are these crib sheets?  It doesn’t get much sweeter than a hand-drawn rainbow.

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8) You can never go wrong with cushions!  I love the top soft toy-like, cut-out one best 🙂

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9) Brighten up your space with a neon rainbow light – get double the colourful fun with the rainbow floor reflection.

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10) If you’re feeling bold (and preferably, you own your home), go crazy and paint one on the wall or even the floorboards!

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11) The easiest, *safest and most adult way to rainbowify your place is to colour-code objects on a shelf; books are a good place to start, you can add objects amongst them in the same colours for added interest. Who knew how beautiful a coloured glassware collection could look by growing the same colours together?!

What about you?  Do you love a rainbow too?  Do you have any in your home?

Photo credits:  1 & 4)Apartment Therapy 2)Dan McCarthy 3)little_nicki_ on instagram 5, 8 & 9)Oeuf nyc       6)Kip and Co 7)Natti Natti 10)My Domaine 11)instagram 12)Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Ideas, 1975 13)Refinery29 14)Elsie Larson