Is color block the new dip dye? We're beginning to think so; here are 10 bedrooms featuring clever color block details (all that's required is a can of paint and some painter's tape).
Above: In the Soho loft of designer Thomas Jayne, a yellow color block creates an anchor for the Victorian bed (it belonged to Jayne's grandparents and has been in continuous use for three generations). See the whole project at Jayne Design Studio.
Above: In a Mission-style bedroom, photographed by Francois Halard, two wide stripes painted on the wall create instant headboards.
Above: We like the combination of deep blue and green in this high-ceilinged bedroom; via Solid Frog.
Above: A headboard outlined in pink paint; see more at Steal This Look: Pale Pink Bedroom by Alexandra Angle.
Above: In a Piet Hein Eek-designed room at the Hotel Chateau Bethlehem in Holland, a half-painted motif continues across the wardrobe and the bunk beds.
Above: A colorblocked wall in the home of Sally and Mark Bailey; see more at The Handmade Home.
Above: A half-painted wall in a bedroom via French by Design.
Above: A half-painted wall creates a headboard effect in a guest bedroom/study by Italian firm b-arch; see more at A Family Apartment in Italy, Modern Classics Included.
Above: Stylist Lo Bjurulf painted an off-kilter block of neon yellow in an otherwise austere space; image via Agent Bauer.
Obsessed with color and looking for new ideas? Consult our Paints & Palettes posts for inspiration.