Gray Days May Be Upon Us, But There's a Living Room Solution for That

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With the darker days of fall and winter in our midst, it's the perfect time to consider adding more uplifting colors to your home. And this beautiful space designed by Keely Mann is just the inspiration to get you in on this bright trend. For starters, a striking area rug in a saturated pink hue sets a playful tone that is sure to give you the confidence to bat an eye at gray skies. The powdery-mint couch offsets the rug's boldness with a visual breath of fresh air, as the side chair's shade works as neutral middle ground — its quirky build still gives it the personality to fit in. And while these three pieces would be enough to let you hibernate in a bright setting, we like that the cacti artwork, textural pillows, and wood coffee table lend a hand in making this look appear effortlessly down to earth. Spring is some time away, but with a living room as warm as this, you shouldn't mind.

Uplift your space this winter with these items:

Torvi Three Seater Sofa ( $769 )

Loughlam Pink Area Rug ( $116 )

Aztec Lumbar Pillow Cover ( $15.98 )

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.

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