First it was dark granite and cherry cabinets and then it was white cabinets and marble countertops and white subway tile, but now, at long last, color is finally starting to creep its way back into the kitchen. Colorful tile is one of our favorite new trends for the kitchen, and we've rounded up plenty of examples here to get you inspired.
For anyone out there who's a fan of coloring outside the lines – both literally and figuratively – here's an unexpected paint job: Paint just the edge. It's a simple project you can knock out in a weekend, just look for a short side of... something that could use a pop of color. Here are our ideas:
You know what they say about rules, right? Around here we like to think of them more as loose guidelines. Whatever you call 'em, here are five that you may want to break from time to time, you color crazy kids.
The rise of dark, moody hues is one of our favorite new trends in interior design. All-white interiors are giving way to spaces with darker, more dramatic colors, greys and blues and rich jewel tones with accents of black and even gold. Leading the charge are these three designers, who consistently get this newer, more somber look just right.
Color is kind of tough, if we're being honest. Or more accurately, a lot can go wrong when attempting to use color in your home, even with the best of intentions. Here are ten of the most common color mistakes at home — and how you can fix them.
There's such a wide range of great blue hues, which can be a great thing or a bit overwhelming, depending what kind of decision maker you are. The shade of blue paint you choose can completely change the vibe in your space, from bold and Mediterranean to cool and fresh to grey and calming. Here are 10 great blue paints from Sherwin-Williams that you should consider next time you're looking to change things up. They definitely won't leave you with a case of the blues.
Karen told us her home was inspired by Saarinen's Gateway Arch. Actually, she said it like this, "It’s my arch— I just allow it to reside in St. Louis." Looking at her home, it's easy to see its amazing mid-century style, but we also noticed the many savvy and strategic ways that Karen used color to enhance her great architecture and decor. These tricks would work with any style.
There's something sort of perfect about black in a bedroom: what says 'sleep' more strongly than the color of the night? Here are 10 rooms where this moody hue is the backdrop for a seriously stylish space.
Sure, you know all about cobalt and sage green and turquoise and light urple — but how well do you know your really obscure colors? (This may or may not be directly related to how big of a crayon box you had growing up.) Here are 12 weird and wonderful colors that really exist — can you correctly identify them all?