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This Woman’s Colorful Home Is Taking Over The Internet, And It's The Break From "All-White Everything" We've All Been Waiting For

If you’ve had enough of minimalist decor and all-white interiors, you’re in for a treat. Meet 27-year-old Kaarin Joy — an interior decorator, fiber artist, and nurse — whose home has been going viral on the internet for completely breaking away from the norm.

Kaarin has built a following of over 2.4 million on TikTok and 483K on Instagram for sharing her and her husband's home and the behind-the-scenes of putting it all together. But before going mega-viral for sharing her vibrant design style, she started with posting sewing content online, a hobby she picked up while working as a night-shift nurse. "I loved feeling like I had a community to share things with. That slowly expanded into me sharing more of my crochet projects, design, and art — and along the way, I found a love for colorful design!" she told BuzzFeed.

Now, millions watch her home decor content, and it’s no wonder why: Stepping into her home is like stepping into an art gallery. In a recent house tour, Kaarin showed off her colorful space, which features everything from rainbow wall art to food-inspired furniture.

Some of the most impressive pieces throughout the home include her DIY decor, like this crayon chandelier in the entryway — which yes, Kaarin and her dad made themselves, and she documented the process on TikTok.

Room with crayon-shaped lights, assorted decor, and a skateboard near the entrance

You'll also find other incredible DIYs, such as this giant ice cream sandwich bench that has storage space.

Person reaching into an open storage bench in a room with artwork on the walls
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This giant squiggle painted along the living room wall.

A vibrant mural with wavy lines with rainbow colors on a wall above a shelf with various items and a giant crayon sculpture
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And this purple-and-red-themed dining room, which features a glass table that was painted and filled with resin to look like a koi fish pond.

Interior room with a modern design featuring a glass table, red chairs, a colorful rug, and a chandelier
Interior room with a modern design featuring a glass table, red chairs, a colorful rug, and a chandelier
A unique aquarium coffee table with various fish, surrounded by home furnishings
A unique aquarium coffee table with various fish, surrounded by home furnishings

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If you couldn't already tell, whimsical lighting is a huge theme throughout the home, including this strawberry cake lamp and a thrifted pencil lamp...

A decorative strawberry cake lamp with a single lit candle
A decorative strawberry cake lamp with a single lit candle
A unique lamp with a shade supported by three oversized pencils as its base, set in a room by a window
A unique lamp with a shade supported by three oversized pencils as its base, set in a room by a window

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...and a DIY cake chandelier in the laundry room.

A whimsical laundry room with a unique cake-themed light fixture, a washer, dryer, and walls with hand-painted cherries
A whimsical laundry room with a unique cake-themed light fixture, a washer, dryer, and walls with hand-painted cherries
An up-close shot of the cake chandelier, which has multiple layers decorated with icing and cherries
An up-close shot of the cake chandelier, which has multiple layers decorated with icing and cherries

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When describing her style, Kaarin captures it perfectly: "Definitely colorful. Joyful and bright. I love things that are a little bit weird and a little bit out there. Nothing is off limits in my home, and I really just try to do whatever I know will make me smile each day."

"I would say a lot of my home decor comes from things that are a different size than they are supposed to be. I love large art pieces that are life-size," she added. "For example, I have a giant toothbrush in my bathroom hanging on the wall just because I thought it was fun to see a toothbrush as big as me every day!"

A colorful bathroom with an abstract-patterned shower curtain, a multicolored cabinet, and a geometric-tiled floor, featuring a vanity with various toiletries
A colorful bathroom with an abstract-patterned shower curtain, a multicolored cabinet, and a geometric-tiled floor, featuring a vanity with various toiletries
Oversized toothbrush on wall acting as a hanger for towels in a quirky home setting
Oversized toothbrush on wall acting as a hanger for towels in a quirky home setting

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Kaarin particularly draws a lot of inspiration from food. "I have a breakfast nook area in my home that has seating all made to look like different fruits. I just love food decor, and I think it's so cute!"

Table with fruit-shaped stool chairs on a checkered floor by a window with purple curtains
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And yes, those chairs include a lemon, lime, grapefruit, orange, and strawberries. 🤩

Person touching a large red strawberry chair at the table among the other colorful chair
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Hanging above the table in the breakfast nook, you'll find a resin spoon chandelier.

An overview of the breakfast nook: A chandelier made of colorful spoons above a white table with multicolored fruit chairs and in the background, curtains of different colors hang from windows
An overview of the breakfast nook: A chandelier made of colorful spoons above a white table with multicolored fruit chairs and in the background, curtains of different colors hang from windows
Hand touching a colorful chandelier made with dangling utensils in a room
Hand touching a colorful chandelier made with dangling utensils in a room

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According to Kaarin, her projects can take anywhere from days to weeks to complete. In the second part of her house tour, she mentioned that this chandelier was one of the most "tedious" projects she's ever worked on, but the hard work clearly paid off; the results are stunning.

A closer shot of the chandelier made of colorful spoons hanging indoors, creating a unique decoration
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Speaking of food, there's also a CEREAL WALL in the kitchen, featuring Froot Loops, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, and more.

A kitchen with checkered floor, green cabinets, and various decorative items on walls and shelves
A kitchen with checkered floor, green cabinets, and various decorative items on walls and shelves
A closer shot of the cereal wall, featuring the fake bowls of cereal arranged in a wavy pattern on the wall as an art piece
A closer shot of the cereal wall, featuring the fake bowls of cereal arranged in a wavy pattern on the wall as an art piece

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And there is a touch of neutral colors in the home, as seen in the primary bedroom.

A bedroom with a large bed with pillows, patterned wall, ceiling fan, and windows offering natural light
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Of course, you can still find funky pieces, like hand chairs, an Oreo side table, and a moss-framed TV.

Giant hand chairs next to a table that looks like stacked giant golden Oreos stacked
Giant hand chairs next to a table that looks like stacked giant golden Oreos stacked
A TV screen hanging on wall displaying a landscape scene, framed with decorative moss
A TV screen hanging on wall displaying a landscape scene, framed with decorative moss

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Not only does Kaarin's unique space put a smile on her face, but tons of viewers have given her praise for her creativity and talent. "I am very thankful to be able to do what I love and have it be so accepted by so many," she told BuzzFeed. "I love connecting with people about art and design, and this has allowed me to do that."

Brightly decorated room with pencils hanging from ceiling and vibrant wall art, labeled 'COLORFUL HOUSE TOUR' with comments from the video of fans complimenting her space and saying they love it
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She's also had lots of support from her friends and family, including her husband. "He always encouraged me to push for my dreams, and nothing ever felt off the table. He always has made me feel like I can do anything, and I am so grateful to him for that," she said. "I am very thankful for a husband [who] lets me decorate our house so loud and colorful! I know not everyone's partner lets them decorate however they want."

As you can imagine, plenty of time and resources go into creating such a personalized home, but Kaarin has helpful advice for those looking to customize their space, like being willing to learn how to do certain projects yourself to save money. "It can really add up in cost to pay someone to do things like painting and installing fixtures. ... If I don't know how to do something, I try to learn so that I can tuck away that skill and use it again."

Kaarin works on installing a new doorknob for a bright pink door in her home

And ultimately, she hopes her content inspires people not to be afraid of going outside of the box to create a home they love. "Find the vibe that makes you feel happy and inspired, and go with that! Take a risk and do something unique and a bit different," she said. "Really let your imagination go wild, and try to make the ideas you have in your head come to life."

Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with the world, Kaarin! We love it — and if you love it, too, be sure follow her on Instagram @kaarinjoy and TikTok @kaarinjoy for more of her DIYs and home inspo.

What are your thoughts on the colorful space? Let me know in the comments below!