While white kitchens still reign supreme in many homes, colorful cooking spaces have made a major comeback. Miles away from the neutral spaces so many of us are used to, these spaces aren't afraid to embrace color. Take a look at these inspiring... more »
Nothing welcomes guests to your home better than a bold, beautiful color on the front door. Many people have no trouble picking out a fun color to paint the door, but don't know what to do with the rest of the exterior. And what about the trim?
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Consider cranking up the heat in your living or family room by painting your walls in spicy shades of red, yellow or orange. Keep in mind that pure, high-intensity versions of these hues can feel overwhelming — especially in a small space that gets... more »
Primary colors — blue, red and yellow — are the foundations of all other colors (black and white help with tone and value). But they are less common in interior design than their derivatives. You see lots of light yellow and different shades of blue;... more »
If your home is overdue for a makeover, consider injecting color as a way to freshen things up. Paint and colorful accessories are a quick and affordable way to spice up your home, and with the new year comes a new palette of exciting hues. That's not... more »
Call them what you will: neon, Day-Glo, fluorescent. Whatever they are, they should make you think of a highlighter. Neon colors are so called because they seem to cast their own light, to glow from within like their elemental namesake. They are the colors... more »
There is no rule (unless your homeowners association has one) that houses need to be painted beige, gray or ecru. And why should interiors have all the fun when it comes to color?
In the Mediterranean, Latin American and the Caribbean, there... more »
Lush reds, deep wine shades and pretty berry hues are popular this season on fashion runways and for home furnishings and decor. If your home needs a fresh look, consider using one of these gorgeous shades via wall paint, finish materials, furnishings... more »
It's a vivid, electric color. Happy, even. It's the inside of a perfect avocado, a bed of Scotch moss or the belly of a lovebird. Chartreuse is halfway between green and yellow — a yellowish green, a greenish yellow. But the spectrum within this color... more »
Waking up to pleasant, sunny weather in an equally pleasant, sunny room (preferably while on vacation) is a pretty spectacular way to start the day. The colors in our environment affect our mood, and warm shades of red, orange and yellow make us feel... more »
Looking to inject some fun color in your home but feeling anxious about taking it too far? I say be fearless when it comes to spicing up the spaces in your home that are used only occasionally or for limited amounts of time. For example, a tangerine-orange... more »