Design Trends: Pantone’s Color of the Year – Living Coral

Welcome to 2019! We are starting this year off bright and we wouldn’t want it any other way. Pantone released its color of the year and its a welcoming living coral! There are a variety of ways to incorporate this hue throughout your home and we’ve picked out a few that definitely stand out to us! Check out these spaces for more inspiration!

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Cream and Coral Living Room #CoastalcottagePantone living coral interior decor, coral living room decor ideas #livingcoral #pantoneDefinitely this coral paneled office that will turn you into a workaholic: | 12…Coral room: Zoning homes with an open plan layout is one of the best ways of making the most of your space. Oranges, particularly corals, inspire creativity so are ideal for a living and study area.  Featuring Coral Flair and Malt Chocolate by Dulux.love the coral especially the chair w/ fringe.coral living room. We need more plants.Love it - Pantone's color of the year 2012- Tangerine Tango.

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Pinteresting 5 : Spooky Doorways

October is just around the corner so that means all the houses on the block will begin to “Haunt” their lawns! Join the Halloween theme this month by making your front entrance festive with Jack’o Lanterns, bats, cats, and even witches. Check out some of these terrifying front door decor for inspiration!

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Design Trends: Bold Front Doors

One of our favorite design trends of 2017 is the bold front door! If you feel you need to freshen up your home’s look, painting your door is an easy and affordable way to give it the upgrade you’ve always desired. Paint your door to accent the colors already featured in your home or use a contrasting color for an especially daring look. Our favorite hues to try? Red, blue, turquoise, yellow, and orange!

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Like HGTV’s Fixer Upper? You’ll Love the Design Home App!

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Can’t get enough of decorating tv shows? Dream about quitting your day job to become an interior designer? You’ll love Design Home, the new app that lets you design beautiful interiors!

The premise is simple: enter challenges to create beautiful room designs and win prizes and cash to spend in the app! Use your cash to buy more furniture, rugs, and decor elements to use in your designs. Vote for the best designs to earn keys which unlock more challenges. Keep playing to level up and unlock new items.

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Pro Tip #1: Make sure you sign in every day to claim your daily sign in bonus of diamonds and keys. You need keys to enter the challenges. Diamonds can be exchanged for more cash or keys.

Pro Tip #2: Each day, the top challenge on your home screen will pay you $2,500 in cash for entering a design. Make sure you do that challenge every day to stack your cash to help you win more of the challenges with smaller cash payouts.

Design Home is available for iPhone and Android and is free to play, but does have in-app purchases.

 

Design Trends: 2017 Color of the Year

Sherwin Williams has recently announced their color of the year for 2017! The color is called “Poised Taupe” and it has a serene balance between warm and cool, while also being not too dark or too light. Sue Wadden, the director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams, commented on the Today Show: “It’s like gray and brown had a baby.”

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The company explains that their chosen color reflects a timeliness classic which resonates with the color preferences of the modern era.  Reflecting on the recent demand for neutral colors,  the company mentions that “it signals a new direction in society’s ever-growing thirst for beautiful neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create one irresistibly versatile color.”

Poised Taupe can work perfectly with wooden floors and structures with white trimmings to give off traditional and inviting vibrations. Below are some examples of how Poised Taupe would look in various rooms inside your home!

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Design Trends: Pattern Play

Mixing patterns is extremely difficult because it usually turns out either looking very good or very bad. When done right, it can really make a room pop. Check out these examples below, and if you think you have what it takes, then be sure to give it a try!

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17 Awesome Colors for Your Home, Picked by Realtors

No home is complete until your walls are painted with the color that you love. Colors posses an important role in setting the atmosphere and nature of a room and each unique color setting can greatly affect an individual’s mood. Whether it is the calming appearance of white, or the serene hues of grey, it must perfectly fit your visual taste. Here are some of our fellow agent’s favorite colors.

Dunn Edwards: Foggy Day

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Dunn Edwards: Crisp Muslin

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Dunn Edwards: Stucco Tan

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Dunn Edwards: Desert Suede

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Dunn Edwards: Looking Glass

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Dunn Edwards: Lace Veil

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Sherwin Williams: Pale Oak

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Sherwin Williams: Trusty Tan

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Sherwin Williams: Realist Beige

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Sherwin Williams: Iron Ore

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Sherwin Williams: Accessible Beige

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Sherwin Williams: March Wind

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Sherwin Williams: Edgecomb Grey

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Frazee Paint: Silver Lining

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Frazee Paint: Excalibur

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Frazee Paint: White Shadow

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Benjamin Moore: Collingwood

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