A few accessories like brightly-colored or pretty pillows with instantly uplift a room without a big commitment (or a high budget!).
Flowers will always add an easy hit of color and life to to any room.
You can play with patterns; a fail-safe mix has grounding elements (like white and gray, for example); repeats colors; and repeats shapes (like any circular elements).
By painting a wood floor a bright color instead of the walls, you'll draw attention to the architectural details.
Add unexpected accents. Bring a bit of whimsy to everyday tableware with napkins, chargers and flatware in the season's hot shades.
Pick a deep tone from your paint chip for a furniture accent (if and when your tastes change, just change the color).
Using linen napkins will add elegance and color; the table seems special, no matter what you're serving.
Bi-color flowers add a touch of energy. They'll also give you two colors to mix and match instead of one!
White Paint's Versatility
White paint can be used practically anywhere inside (and outside) the home. It can instantly make anything look as good as new.
Here's a few ideas:
White cabinets paired with blonde wood countertops can give a kitchen an open, airy feel.
Kitchen spaces with white accents such as flowers, cookie jars or containers will also add instant appeal.
This particular room would benefit best from deeper colors on walls and linens with white furniture as accent points (an all-white bedroom will look too sterile).
A bed set can be all white, but with some "pops" of color for needed contrast.
A white bathroom will look fresh, clean and easy to maintain.
White tiles provide a classic look.
Include colored bath mats, towels and shower curtains to break up the white.
Sources: Better Homes and Gardens print ad flyers and "White is a popular, versatile color for home design" by MetroServices-The (Sunday) Vindicator, July 17, 2016 and "White is a popular, versatile color for home design" by MetroServices-The (Sunday) Vindicator, July 17, 2016