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Paint Color Trends of 2018

It can be easy to become overwhelmed with the array of paint color options to choose from. You may ask yourself, which color for what room? What mood am I going for? Uplifting or serious? Sophisticated or playful? Is the space small or large? What’s the lighting situation? And don’t forget to consider the tone or hue! So many factors to consider. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of paint color trends for 2018. Take a look at some of our favorites that are sure to get the mental juices flowing.

Black is Back

Looking for a bold contrast? Don’t be afraid. Black is our friend. While some people may shy away from overly dark tones in their home, others embrace the dramatic effect. If a full room of black walls is too much, consider strategically adding it to certain accent walls for an edgy and sophisticated look. Dark tones can make a space appear larger as they tend to push objects back.

Bright & Bold Blues

You can’t go wrong with the blue family. Blue is a universally soothing and calming color. It evokes a sense of tranquility in its softer hue and excitement with its richer variations. A must-have for any home. So many variations and so many possibilities. You can choose from lighter blues to more deep & enticing blues.

Berry Tones

Yes, fruit colors are in! Consider adding rich depth with colors like cranberry, grape, even blueberry. Contrary to popular belief, these rich colors are extremely versatile and, in most cases, can be used as a neutral color, which means they pair well with most home color schemes & décor. You can choose from bright berries like hot reds or go for a richer, more subdued tone like burgundy.

Uplifting Yellows

Want to feel inspired and cheerful? Then yellows are the choice for you. Consider bright yellows to add an adventurous feel or softer yellows that add a gentle pop of color. Yellows have the amazing ability to brighten up any space. It’s an extremely versatile color that can range from traditional to spunky.

Soothing Grays

Grays are far from boring. There are a plethora of gray color options to choose from. You can go with the standard grays or choose from warmer grays that have hints of purple or pink, or cooler grays that lean more towards the blue or green family. It can offer a unique and inviting charm to a room. It is also a versatile color that pairs well with many other color schemes.

Choosing a color that suits your family and lifestyle does not have to be overly complex. There are many resources that can help you visualize what the space would look like with your chosen color. There are apps, computer programs, and websites that can help simplify the process. Adding a touch of flair to your space just got a whole lot easier!
  

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