12 Ways to Decorate With Pantone's Colors of the Year

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Check out these ultra chic ways to decorate your home with Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity.

Bright, bold color is slated to be one of 2016's biggest home trends, but if you're not ready to go full-on, Pantone has the perfect solution — their not one, but two colors of the year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. The pastel hues are subtle and soothing, which couldn't be more perfect for your humble abode, which is, after all, supposed to be your sanctuary. Get inspired by these perfectly pastel spaces, then give your rooms a fresh start with a few hints of these cool, calming colors.

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Making the work day a little bit more bearable is incredibly easy — all you need are a few coats of fresh paint. Rose quartz adds a cheerful pop of color to walls, instantly invigorating your work space. Sleek furnishings and a few pieces of carefully curated paintings and pictures will take the room to the next level.

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A punch of cool, calm blue gives a modern edge to pieces with undeniable rustic charm, while making understated shades of white stand out.

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Pair soft shades of pink with rose gold fixtures for a futuristic take on this year's color trend.

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If going all out on color isn't your thing, introduce the of-the-moment hues in subtle ways, like throw pillows and art.

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There's nothing like a good long soak after a long day. Make your off-the-clock relaxation session that much more restorative by infusing your bathroom with artfully applied shades of serene blue.

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Add depth and dimension to an all-white-everything look by introducing pieces in barely-there hues. A dash of blush in the form of both stools and a simple pinboard inject an air of femininity and softness to this modern white dining space.

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Go bold and play with patterns in varying shades of brilliant blue to create texture and drama in an otherwise elegant room.

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Create contrast by pairing accent pieces like rugs, throws, art and various knick-knacks with burgundy, gray, black and white.

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Break away from boring by taking the unexpected route and mixing and matching dining chairs in moody blue and pink hues. Then go there by adding in bold light fixtures in a complementary color.

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Making a statement doesn't have to mean going over-the-top. Choose a single element in the trend-right rose quartz hue (like this chic retro piece), then watch as it brightens up any room in two seconds flat.

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Kitchen need a facelift? Make your space feel like new by covering the cabinet doors in a fresh coat of playful pink.

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Renters, rejoice! You don't have to lose your damage deposit in order to incorporate a bit of color. Artwork and fabric can be just as effective as paint — just hang up a picture or reupholster your couch or chairs in a new hue and your digs will feel like new.

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