12 Color Trends Are Dominating 2017

by | Jan 20, 2017 | Paint

According to our stable of interior experts, these are the MVPs so far this year. Pick up a paint brush — you’ll want these modern hues in your home ASAP.

INNER GLOW

Sunny rooms are trending again. “Yellows, from pale butters to dark mustard, are cropping up everywhere. Carry it from the walls to the furniture, like this suburban kitchen.

COURTYARD GREEN

Deep emerald isn’t going anywhere. “This bluegrass green is on the floors of Monticello. “It’s a color steeped in history, but also of the moment.

OVAL ROOM BLUE

The presidential election may be over, but the Oval Room can inspire change in more ways than one.

GREENERY

Pantone’s color of the year brings to mind the outdoors, but it works inside too.”This acidic apple green, which is sophisticated but not too serious, nails it.

OLIVE

If your style is more traditional, olive green might be the right move. Often the initial reaction is that it’s dark, maybe even dingy. But don’t underestimate it! It has a sophistication that’s ideal for millwork and trim.

STONE WHITE

If sunlight is hard to come by, fake it via paint color. “Not every room can have a dozen windows. When there’s only one, like in the dining room of this Spanish-style home, you have to emphasize it.

MUSHROOM

Mushroom is the next-it neutral, Country Living predicts. Try it in the bedroom if you want a zen getaway. For accents, bring in burnt orange, dark gray or indigo blue.

DUSK

Fact: You can never have too much blue. “Although this blue is about as scary as a Smurf… “Fully committing to the color for the cabinets and the walls was the trick.

BLACK CHIFFON

Black built-ins are popping up everywhere lately, like in this study. With the gold overhead light and leather chair, it’s tailored and masculine, not cave-like.

POISED TAUPE

Sherwin-Williams predicts grays will warm up after a half-decade of cool tones. Poised Taupe is like gray and brown and a baby.

SHADOW

This plum is more adaptable than you think. Its ability to create a layered, intimate room is almost magical. You can bring out its luxe side with gold tones, be bold and partner it with orange or soften it with creams.

RAMIE

The latest spin on classic white. Employing it on every available surface. Pure sophistication.

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MATT HOLMES

Matt Holmes is the Owner of S.C.I. Roofing and Construction. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, he brings his knowledge and passion to every job.