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They say you should fill your home with things you love—and while that may look different for everyone, it's hard to deny that a pop of color is sure to make you smile. Especially if it's a gorgeous, on-trend jewel tone that'll make a subtle yet beautiful statement in your space.
Jewel tones, which are the colors of vibrant gemstones like sapphire, emerald, and citrine, are richly saturated, luxurious, and plenty of fun. They're the opposite of light, muted hues that have reigned supreme during the past few years of minimalism-focused design, and are gaining popularity as the design pendulum shifts to maximalism. From bedding to decorative accents to furniture, there are tons of ways to incorporate it into your space.
Here, the best jewel-toned décor.
West Elm Lush Tack Stitch Quilt and Shams
For starters, treat yourself with some sumptuous jewel-toned bedding. The Lush Tack Stitch Quilt and Shams from West Elm are a perfect choice—and they're available in several statement-making hues, like ruby, copper, gold, and deep green.
Made from velvet, this bedding features texture galore, particularly with the tack stitching that provides a dimpled finish. You can combine the quilt and shams for a full set, or buy each individually if you want to mix-and-match with other bedding you already have.
Lulu and Georgia Belmont Sofa
Sofas are not only a big investment, but they’re also the centerpiece of your living room, so it's understandable that you might be a little hesitant to go too bold with yours. But hear us out—colorful sofas like the Belmont Sofa from Lulu and Georgia and Ginny Macdonald are a fabulous, eye-catching addition to any room.
This sofa has a simple, boxy profile, which really lets the color stand out as the star of the show. Upholstered in velvet—a common material to showcase jewel tones—it will instantly kick your room up a notch on the opulence ladder. You can even elevate the look with jewel-toned pillows and throws.
Anthropologie Valencia Velvet Louise Storage Ottoman
We could rave about storage ottomans forever—you can kick your feet up on them, you can use them as a tabletop with a tray, and you can stash stuff inside them. The other thing they’re great for? Bringing in some extra color to a room, especially if you’re not ready to commit to a major jewel-toned piece just yet.
Opt for a statement piece like Anthropologie’s Valencia Velvet Louise Storage Ottoman, which will instantly make any space a lot more cheerful. It comes in rich hues of magenta, emerald, and sapphire, and you can even pair two colors together for an unexpected look.
Surya Pink + Saffron Rug
Designer Justina Blakeney is all about bright colors, so it’s no surprise that her brand Jungalow has some pretty spectacular jewel-toned décor in its lineup. Check out the Pink + Saffron rug, which riffs on a traditional rug pattern but livens things up with citrine, magenta, and teal hues.
This woven rug is offered in three sizes so you can decide how much area you want it to cover. Pair it with a tan leather sofa for a boho look, or let it really pop against neutral hues like white and gray.
Williams Sonoma Pleated Velvet Pillow Cover
One of the easiest ways to introduce jewel tones into your space is via throw pillows, which are usually pretty affordable and easy to swap out when you need a change. In the case of Williams Sonoma’s Pleated Velvet Pillow Cover, you don't even need to buy a brand new pillow—the cover is a simple way to change up the look of ones you already have, as well as try a color out in your space.
This style has a diagonal velvet pleating detail which adds just enough visual intrigue to make the pillow stand out. It's offered in 10 colors and two sizes, so you'll have plenty of options to create the perfect look for your space.
Abyss Super Line Towel
The bathroom might be an overlooked space when it comes to decorating, but it’s one of the easiest places to make quick design changes on a whim. While you can get a new shower curtain or a few bathroom accessories, towels like the Abyss Super Line Towels are a great place to start.
Available in over 30 colors and six sizes, these towels actually add to the decorative nature of your bathroom—for example, the Marina Blue is a great example of a jewel tone. They're very expensive, but made from super absorbent, plush Egyptian cotton so they'll hold up for years.
Edie Parker Vanity Tray
For an accent piece that also makes a statement, don't miss the Edie Parker Vanity Tray in Malachite. This striking piece is hand-poured to create a swirled, almost marbled effect that's perfect for odds and ends. Place it on your coffee table, console, or ottoman—it could even work well on a desk or a vanity to help keep things nice and tidy.
Sand Snow Linen Stonewashed Curtains
While many jewel-toned textiles are velvet, that’s not the only material you can use to get a bright and bold effect. Take the Stonewashed Curtains by Sand Snow Linen, for example, which demonstrate that vibrant hues can work well with lighter fabrics like linen.
In this case, the curtains are thin enough that light can filter through, preventing your room from going full black-out as it might with velvet. And while they're available in tons of sizes and colors, you can also customize your own set so they're the perfect fit for your windows.
Interior Define Ms. Chesterfield Accent Chair
One of the best things about direct-to-consumer brand Interior Define is that each and every one of its pieces of furniture is highly customizable, especially when it comes to upholstery. If you’re looking for a luxe jewel-toned chair, consider the Ms. Chesterfield Accent Chair in the Bordeaux Mod Velvet fabric.
Ideal for a moody wood-paneled study or as an accent in a neutral living room, this deep ruby chair simply oozes luxury. There are other jewel-toned upholstery options too, including the emerald-like Spruce and sapphire-like Cobalt, and you can order samples if you're on the fence.
Graham & Brown Jardin Teal Wallpaper
Feeling courageous? Try a bold jewel-toned wallpaper, like Graham & Brown’s Jardin Wallpaper. The design features colorful birds set against floral graphics for a unique contrast. The pattern certainly gives off a bright and bold maximalist look, but it could also work as an accent wall in a bedroom or bathroom if you want to tone it down. If you go big on the walls, however, consider keeping the rest of your décor a little more subdued to even out the impact.
Anthropologie Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket
One quick and easy way to spruce up your space's décor is by adding a new throw to your sofa or your bed. And if you want one with a bold color, consider Anthropologie’s Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket in Ochre.
The bright and beautiful citrine hue contrasts with the cozy faux fur material, making it a versatile piece that can be used in all seasons. And while the color makes for a cheery addition to your space, the 70 x 60-inch style is also offered in more neutral hues as well.
Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets
California-cool home brand Coyuchi is known for its all-organic luxury linens, including its ultra-soft Crinkled Percale Sheets. Like linen, the crinkled percale is designed to have a rumpled look, making for lovely casual bedding—it’s far different from the velvet options that are far more common with jewel-toned textiles.
The sheets are offered in a variety of colors, from neutral tones to vibrant teal. The cotton is grown and the sheets are woven in India and is GOTS and Fair Trade Certified, in keeping with Coyuchi’s dedication to social and environmental sustainability. The sheets are also shipped in reusable cotton bags to help cut down on single-use plastics.