Color Trends 2012: 18 Ideas to Decorate with Red-Orange Hue

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Do you feel tired of the look of your house? Are your rooms too pale? How about trying to redecorate your rooms with a brighter and more contrast colors? Well, sometimes you need to make a big change to your house to get a new spirit in a different atmosphere. Red-orange hue will add a very different look to your house and make it look fresher. How to combine those colors anyway? There’s no need to worry since today we bring you a bunch idea on decorating with red-orange hues which we took from HGTV. The color forecaster Pantone named Tangerine Tango its 2012 color of the year since this hot red-orange hue instantly recharges a room. Here’s how to use it all year long. For more detailed information about these ideas, you can visit HGTV’s site. Get inspired and enjoy!

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Try swapping the usual brown hues of animal print for bright Tangerine Tango, like designer Lauren Guarcello of Porter Design Company did here.
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Here, designer Brian Patrick Flynn uses charcoal drapery and bedding as a backdrop for tangerine, red and white accent pieces.
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Traditional shades of red and green scream "Christmas," but this kitchen's modern twist on the color wheel opposites tangerine and emerald green gives the combination year-round life.
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This eye-catching room layers tangerine upon tangerine. Designer Caitlyn Wilson paired floral wallpaper in a creamy orange hue with red-orange and blue pillows.
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Vintage finds and fabric swatches atop the bookcase echo the color combination.
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Warmer weather is a great excuse to spruce up your patio with a cheap and chic painted rug. Juicy tangerine will bring vibrancy throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons.
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Blue and orange are a classic combination. In this bedroom, an orangey coral headboard stands out against steely blue walls.
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For a bolder take on the classic blue-and-orange pairing, try deep indigo paired with electric red-orange.
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Natural hues are an equally good partner for bold Tangerine Tango. The neutral color palette of this bedroom's bed linens and pillows contrasts with the richness of the red-orange wall.
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Any color looks more vibrant when juxtaposed against a bright, glossy white. Introduce a crisp white dresser, pitcher or canvas to instantly amp up the volume on tangerine accents.
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This red-orange Eames chair looks reading-ready with a brown throw, a black-and-white side table and a cheerful vase of Gerber daisies.
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This intense hue doesn't need to cover all four walls to be impactful. Add it to an accent wall in a neutral room, like this contemporary dining space, for an instant shot of vibrancy.


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To ground the space and keep it from becoming too busy, designer Deborah Wecselman used a solid-hued headboard and duvet.
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The soft colors of the sea — sandy neutrals, watery blues and bright whites — are ideal complements to Tangerine Tango's bold personality.
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Try a piece of red-orange accent furniture, like the nail head-trimmed cocktail table designer Elaine Williamson used here, to add color without the commitment (or price) of a larger furniture piece.
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Create a focal point in an all-white room with a framed or unframed print, like this tangerine-hued duo from CB2.
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In this Asian-inspired vignette, an orange Hermes tray adds an element of surprise.

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Layered hues on the floor and furniture bring colorful comfort to this modern nest, while the walls feature a sandy hue that lets the furnishings be the star.

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