Dare to throw a big hit of colour into your space.
With large pieces of furniture in unexpected colours, committing to a bold accent hue takes guts — but thankfully not a big budget, thanks to Ikea's quirky and colourful pieces.
Karlstad armchair in Korndal medium blue, $399; Isala side table in lilac, $179. At Ikea.
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