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This Is the Easiest, Most Unexpected Way to Add Color in Your Home
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All you need is a can of spray paint and a sunny afternoon for this colorful DIY.
Jun 25, 2023
Light & Bright: A Gallery of All-White BedroomsDesign Ideas
We love dark bedrooms: moody, cocoon-like spaces full of fluffy blankets and somber hues. But we also adore bedrooms that are just the opposite of that: light, bright spaces decorated all in white. The key to making a neutral color such as white work in the bedroom work is adding a little texture. This keeps a monochromatic room from feeling too flat, and adds a little richness and coziness to balance out all the brightness.
Jun 22, 2023
26 Color Combos that Take Blue to the Next LevelDesign Ideas
From tried and true to unexpectedly bold.
Jun 20, 2023
Dunn-Edwards’ 2024 Color Trends Are Here to Romanticize Your LifeDesign Ideas
The future is looking bright (and also neutral).
Jun 6, 2023
The “Barbie” Movie Created an “International Shortage” of Pink PaintDesign Ideas
Turns out, transforming the iconic Barbie Dreamhouse into a real-life playground for the stars of the film was no easy feat.
Jun 5, 2023
There’s Already a Color of the Year for 2025Design Ideas
The future is here — or, at least the 2025 Color of the Year is.
May 16, 2023
This Is the Biggest Kitchen Color Trend of 2023Design Ideas
It’s a popular hue for interiors in general.
May 8, 2023
Real Estate Pros Want You to Paint Your Home These Colors
Real Estate
Just promise not to paint that beautiful brownstone, limestone, or brick facade.
May 5, 2023
Molly Baz’s Crate & Barrel Collab Is a Color and Kitchen Lover’s DreamDesign Ideas
This cookbook author and social media star wants you to have fun in the kitchen.
May 4, 2023
Before and After: 9 of the Most Colorful Appliance Redos Ever
Home Projects
Who says appliances have to be just black, white, or gray?
Apr 29, 2023
Before and After: A Poorly Laid Out Apartment's Colorful, Clever Reno Is AmazingTours
"As soon as my husband and I got the keys, we began the hard work," begins Justine Guillermou, the founder of Rainbow Shaker, who specializes in "playful, offbeat," and "anti-gloom" designs. "We did everything ourselves from A to Z, except for the plumbing and electricity."
Apr 14, 2023
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Here’s a Practical, Affordable Way to Incorporate the Fresh New Trend in Neutrals — And Upgrade Your Hydration RoutineDesign Ideas
If there’s a word that’s dominating our decor these days, it’s calm. With all the tumult of the past few years, you don’t need to be a minimalist to appreciate a more serene aesthetic, from softer lighting to more sumptuous fabrics. These design elements are like little sighs, making your space more comforting no matter what’s going on outside.
Apr 14, 2023
What "Millennial Gray" Is, and Why It Has TikTok in a Tizzy
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If you’re a millennial with a penchant for gray, you’re not alone. In fact, the hue has become such a staple in the generation’s homes that it’s become something of a joke online.
Apr 11, 2023
Behr Shared Its First-Ever Exterior Stain Color of the Year
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It’s a classic.
Apr 9, 2023
6 Things to Paint Black TodayProjects & Improvements
There’s a reason black is a classic: it’s dark, it’s beautiful, it matches with almost everything. And it’s a great way to add a little contrast, drama and depth to an interior that needs a little extra pizazz. Here are six weekend painting projects that will add a little bit of black — and a whole lot of style — to your home.
Apr 7, 2023
“Color Drenching” Is the Internet’s New Favorite Maximalist Home TrendDesign Ideas
“You picked a fun wall color. Why not paint the door?”
Apr 6, 2023
This $0 TikTok Painter’s Tape Hack Is the Secret to Crisp, Clean Lines
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Say goodbye to paint bleeding and peeling with this simple trick.
Apr 5, 2023
12 Grey Bedroom Ideas That Prove This Color Is the New “It” Neutral
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From paint color inspiration to small-space styling strategies, you’ll find plenty of tips here.
Apr 4, 2023
6 Paint Colors All Trendy Homes Will Have by the End of 2023
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Plus, specific paint shades to shop the looks.
Apr 2, 2023
Proof That Complementary Colors Look Totally Badass TogetherDesign Ideas
Harness the power of the color wheel.
Mar 29, 2023
Rethink Your Neutral Stance: 4 Perfect Patterned SofasDesign Ideas
From polka dots to chevron prints, scroll ahead for some gorgeous graphic sofas that will seriously make you reconsider your opinion of patterned upholstery.
Mar 29, 2023
This Is the Simplest, Designer-Approved Trick for Picking a Color PaletteDesign Ideas
Try it, and you won't be disappointed!
Mar 14, 2023
Pantone Released Their Color Trend Report For Autumn/Winter 2023Life
The color selection includes ten hues and five classic shades.
Feb 24, 2023
I Painted My Bedroom in a Divisive Color, and It's the Best Decision I Ever Made
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Almost two years later, I can honestly say I have no regrets.
Feb 13, 2023
H&M Home and Pantone’s Colorful New Collection Celebrates How Hues Affect EmotionsDesign Ideas
If you need something calm, soothing, or energetic, this collab has a color palette that's perfect for you.
Feb 5, 2023
This Australian House's Owners Kept the 1950s Patterned Wall-to-Wall CarpetTours
Jason Odd and Kristina Sostarko are both visual artists and the founders of Inaluxe, and their art studio is based at their home, this 1950s four-level house in Australia's Grampians Region they purchased six years ago.
Jan 30, 2023
This Couple Combined a Love For Color AND a Love For Neutrals in a London HouseTours
When Noor moved in with her partner, they had to learn to combine styles. By blending pops of color with classy neutrals, they created a beautiful blend of their interests, which thankfully includes rainbow-colored stairs!
Jan 26, 2023
This Texas Home Shows Off Bright Colors and Funky DesignsTours
Crystal, her husband, and two daughters embrace the fun with their neon lights, fun patterns, and bold colors in their Texas house. Crystal has also spent years creating the perfect closet that holds all of her most prized possessions.
Jan 18, 2023
Joanna Gaines Shares How She Crafted the Perfect “Moody” Kitchen In the Waco Castle
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The butler’s pantry may just inspire you to go moody with your own kitchen cabinets.
Jan 17, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Decorating with AubergineDesign Ideas
It's like blush's moody, worldly, more sophisticated cousin...and we can't get enough.
Jan 11, 2023
These 12 Paint Color Apps Will Help You Visualize Your Dream HomeDesign Ideas
Save yourself the trouble and money of a paint job that's not quite right with these 6 handy-dandy apps.
Jan 10, 2023
The Paint Colors a Real Estate Agent Always Chooses for a Home OfficeDesign Ideas
There are a few shades that work best.
Jan 10, 2023
30 Ways to Incorporate Your "Planetary Color" into Your LifeDesign Ideas
Do you know your planetary color?
Jan 8, 2023
It'll Be Tough to Pick a Favorite Mural in This Colorful Philadelphia HouseTours
Emma Chasen and fiancée Carolyn Chernous' home is a mix of eclectic, maximalist, Art Deco, retro-inspired styles, and a TON of hand-painted DIY colorful murals.
Jan 5, 2023
This Unexpected Sofa Color Dominated 2022
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In 2022, a colorful couch is nothing new. But recently, a new color of the rainbow has seemingly surged in popularity.
Dec 31, 2022
Would You Go All in on a Single Bold Color in Your Home?Design Ideas
You likely decorated your home in a palette of several different colors — but what if you made a bold move and, instead of multiple colors, emphasized just one vibrant one in your home? 
Dec 27, 2022
York Wall Covering’s 2023 Color of the Year Is A Warm Amber
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The nature-inspired hue is known for releasing "bright, soothing energy."
Dec 24, 2022
10 Chic Christmas Color Schemes to Deck the Halls Like a DesignerDesign Ideas
We’re sharing a mix of cozy, elegant Christmas color schemes that fit a wide variety of styles whether you're sticking to classic red and green or want to step outside of the box.
Dec 22, 2022
Move Over, Gray: "Boring" Beige is Back
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And it’s better than ever!
Dec 15, 2022
A Traditional 1942 Ohio Home Looks Anything But Thanks to Bold Color & WallpaperTours
Stephanie and her family have lived in their house for 11 years. While keeping the Colonial structure of the house, Stephanie has modernized it with incredibly colorful art and bold walls. And lots of wallpaper!
Dec 15, 2022
This Wes Anderson-Inspired Ontario Home Is Dripping with Quirky, Retro ColorsTours
As you enter the home, you'll find it's filled with vintage designs that meet modern pops of color inspired by "Moonrise Kingdom."
Dec 15, 2022
This Is the Most Surprising 2023 Home Trend, According to Pro DesignersDesign Ideas
Hint: It starts in the kitchen.
Dec 12, 2022
This Fun Shared Australian Rental House Is Filled With Colorful Art and Crafts
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Phebe and Michael share this rental in Victoria, Australia. They both bring their own unique styles to the house, not shying away from maximalist items that create a fun, whimsical spirit.
Dec 9, 2022
Etsy’s 2023 Trend Predictions Include These Two Dual Colors
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As 2022 winds down, Etsy is looking toward the future.
Dec 7, 2022
B&A: A Bland, Beige New-Build Apartment's Budget Transformation Is IncredibleTours
When Hannah first moved into her London apartment, it was beige everywhere. Using wall paint, hacking IKEA pieces and thrifted furniture finds, and even painting the boring beige tiles in the bathroom, she was able to create a truly colorful, one-of-a-kind home... on a budget!
Dec 7, 2022
This 'DIY Queen's' San Fran Home Got Even More Colorful and CreativeTours
Tay BeepBoop is a designer and DIY-er on social media. When she accidentally bought five gallons of paint in different colors, she gave herself the challenge of adding tons of color to her San Francisco Victorian, turning it into a one-of-a-kind home.
Dec 5, 2022
This Is Pantone’s 2023 Color of the YearDesign Ideas
It's a color that they haven't featured in over a decade.
Dec 1, 2022
This Christmas Tree Color Is on the Rise
If you’re looking to shake things up this holiday season, consider setting your sights on something a little more fiery in color.
Nov 28, 2022
12 Gold Color Pairings That Will Make Any Room Feel Glamorous
You'll love these designer-approved picks.
Nov 26, 2022
The Best, Most Unexpected and Creative Uses of Color We Saw This Year
These are 14 of the most inventive, playful, and clever uses of color spotted from AT house tours, to possibly inspire your own home's palette.
Nov 24, 2022
Every Inch of This Bold London Victorian Is Cool and Colorful
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Simon is the founder and director of FLOOR_STORY and Emma is the founder and creative director of trifle*. So when it came to designing and filling up the Victorian house in Walthamstow Village they purchased 13 years ago, there was no chance these two incredibly creative people would end up with a boring home.
Nov 21, 2022
The Best Colors to Paint Your Entryway, According to Interior Designers
Yes, white is one of them, but you may be surprised by some of the other best entryway colors.
Nov 18, 2022
A 'Retro Maximalist' Bungalow's Gorgeous Gallery Wall Features Nearly 40 Pieces
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Sarah's Silver Lake bungalow is comprised of brilliant pops of color and a gallery wall that spans multiple walls in the living room. And her 16-foot ceilings and large windows let the Cali sun shine into her home 12 months out of the year.
Nov 18, 2022
The Colors You Should Never Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets
According to real estate experts.
Nov 16, 2022
An Interior Designer Shares Mood-Boosting Color Schemes
Lift your spirits by using these colors.
Nov 8, 2022
These Are The Most Instagrammed Paint Colors of 2022
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Give them a double tap.
Nov 7, 2022
GIF Magic: Think Pink-ish
There's a reason blush is the new neutral. And these GIFs show how this color works well with any decor style!
Nov 3, 2022
We Asked 6 Real Estate Pros What the Best Kitchen Paint Color Is
Here's what they said.
Nov 2, 2022
The Dos & Don’ts of Perfectly Matched Paint Touch-Ups
No more scratched, scuffed, or chipped paint!
Oct 25, 2022
A 500-Square-Foot Studio's DIYs Include a Murphy Bed, Murphy Table, & More
Tours
Andrea is a DIYer and because of the need to maximize space, she created a Murphy bed, Murphy table, shoe chair with storage, TV console, and small shelf and stool in my bathroom, to name a few!
Oct 21, 2022
Joanna Gaines Has a New Paint Collection, and You Could Win $1,000
News
It's inspired by their Waco castle.
Oct 18, 2022
The Pros and Cons of a Dark Exterior
Because we know going to the dark side can be polarizing.
Oct 17, 2022
A Designer's Portland House Is a Maximalist, Pastel Ode to '70s & '80s Interiors
Tours
Multi-disciplinary designer Courn Ahn is the owner and founder of Courtney Ahn Design, a creative studio that “prioritizes work with BIPOC, queer, and woman-owned businesses.” Their home is a colorful, maximalist, pastel space inspired by '70s + '80s interiors, contemporary art, Memphis style.
Oct 17, 2022
C2 Paint’s Color of the Year Is Warm and Sophisticated
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The hue is inspired by natural wood and soil.
Oct 16, 2022
Ina’s Garten’s Controversial Sofa Color Isn’t For Everybody
Ina Garten is a total pro when it comes to cooking and entertaining, and lately, she’s been proving that she isn’t afraid to go bold with more than just flavor. Need proof? Look no further than her choice of sofa. This week, the domestic doyenne took to her Instagram account to promote her new book, Cook Like a Pro, set to be released on October 23. But also interesting is what is behind her: her colorful choice of an orange sofa.
Oct 14, 2022
Bold in the Bedroom: 8 Perfect Paint Colors for a Moody Sleep Space
Whether you’re into deep, rich wall colors or not, going for a dark color in the bedroom may seem scary — after all, no one wants to feel like they’re sleeping in a cave! But with dark grays, rich browns, tantalizing jewel tones and even a “shocking” cobalt blue, the proof in these stylish bedrooms from our house tours is convincing.
Oct 14, 2022
8 ‘Ugly’ Colors That Actually Work Really Well in Our Homes
Certain colors get a bad rap for being blah, harsh, and hard to work with, especially in small interiors where natural light is hard to come by. But I, and a handful of designers polled here, would argue that it’s about the mix, and “ugly” colors too can sing in the right surroundings. So if you’ve written off one or more of the shades that made this list, you might want to reconsider.
Oct 13, 2022
Project ROYGBIV: A Rainbow of 20 Great Paint Color Inspiration Pics
Making a big commitment like colorful walls can be a bit daunting, so spend some time getting cozy with these stunning examples of paint jobs in every color of the rainbow. As you can see, some of these spaces choose to use major color only as an accent; others go whole hog. Many offset their swath of color choice with white trim to really show off the punchy hue while a few brave souls combine their color with…gasp…more color!
Oct 12, 2022
Black and White and Gold in the Bathroom
Black and white and gold is a striking color combination, and nowhere is that more true than in the bathroom. Gold fixtures in the bathroom is a look we’re seeing more and more of, and paired with a black and white color scheme, they add a pleasing bit of drama to a humble space. Above: A black ceiling, black door, and encaustic tile floor add delicious drama to a bathroom spotted on Desire to Inspire. A black bathroom with white and gold accents from Godrich Interiors.
Oct 12, 2022
Benjamin Moore’s 2023 Color of the Year Is Here
And it’s making me rethink pink!
Oct 12, 2022