Color
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A Neon, Pink, and Eyeball Motif-Filled Victorian Terrace in South London
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Home and DIY enthusiast Sophie totally transformed a dated Victorian terrace by infusing color, fringe, plants, and lots of repeated eyeball patterns.
Sep 29, 2022
This Warm, Sunny Hue Will Be Big in 2024, According to Trend Forecasters
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Stay ahead of the trends.
Sep 23, 2022
A Trip to Mexico Changed the Way I View My Hispanic Heritage — and My Home
My aesthetic is more colorful now.
Sep 22, 2022
A Neon Manchester Flat Inspired by Nickelodeon and Memphis Design
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Artist Michael Pybus turned a new construction white box into a wildly colorful home filled with vintage IKEA pieces, tropical fish, and an art studio.
Sep 22, 2022
Better Homes & Gardens Color of the Year Will Inspire You To Think Pink
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It works with almost any other color.
Sep 21, 2022
Dulux Has Announced Its 2023 Color of the Year
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It is "a positive, natural tone that, by connecting us with the natural world, can help us feel better in our homes".
Sep 21, 2022
Sherwin-Williams' 2023 Color of the Year Is Grounding and Restful
Think pink — but nowhere near Barbiecore pepto pink!
Sep 20, 2022
15 Chic Black Houses That’ll Make You Want to Come to the Dark Side
Feast your eyes on these deliciously dramatic exteriors.
Sep 19, 2022
What is Peacock Blue? Plus, 8 Decor Ideas For Your Home
If you're searching for something new and a little more exciting, and you're into navy, then a peacock blue shade may be where it's at for you.
Sep 17, 2022
The Best Modern Camelback Sofas You Can Buy Right Now
Add a little spice to your layout today.
Sep 15, 2022
6 Black Ceiling Ideas That Totally Work
Black tends to be a bit of a polarizing color for interiors: we’ve written about black walls, black bathrooms, black bedrooms, and each time the response is either love or hate. But what about… black on the ceiling?When it comes to black ceilings, some may immediately think of a cave, while others see this dark hue above and feel warm and cozy vibes. Regardless of your opinion, we’ve curated a few of our favorite black ceilings that you’re sure to love.
Sep 12, 2022
Bring Your Own Barbie Dreamhouse To Life With Backdrop's Latest Collab
The colors from the collab are going to convince you to fulfill your childhood dreams of living in Barbie's Dreamhouse.
Sep 8, 2022
8 Super Chic Homes That Prove Pink Isn't Just for Kids' Rooms
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Here are eight ways to use pink in home decor that are both stylish and decidedly grown-up.
Sep 8, 2022
A Brooklyn Rental’s Pretty Palette Is an Example of How to Elevate the Everyday
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When it comes to the Brooklyn apartment of experiential designer Briana Guin, it’s clear that specific shades were chosen for her home from the beginning, down to the smallest details.
Sep 5, 2022
Dutch Boy's 2023 Color of the Year Will Be Your New Go-To Neutral
The medium-toned neutral is cozy, versatile, and restorative.
Sep 1, 2022
Here Are 5 Cute, Quirky Planters to Incorporate Into Your Home’s Decor
Goodbye, boring white pots!
Aug 30, 2022
GLIDDEN’s 2023 Color of the Year Is So Versatile
Much like 2015 internet sensation The Dress, the team's color experts can't agree on what color it actually is.
Aug 16, 2022
A 350-Square-Foot Dublin Tiny House Embraces Dark and Moody Colors
This small home was very bland when Orla Asawa and her husband bought it, "but with some paint, and the right furniture, we have made it comfortable and spacious."
Aug 15, 2022
This Is the Birthstone Color for the Month You Were Born
Do you know what your birthstone is?
Aug 13, 2022
What are Neutral Colors and How Can They Work In Your Home?
Neutrals sometimes get a bad reputation for being too safe or too blah. But in interiors, that lack of edge can actually be a good thing.
Aug 11, 2022
Warm vs Cool Colors: What Are They and What’s the Best Way to Use Them?
The interior palette is roughly divided into two groups of color: warm and cool colors. Reds, yellows, oranges and beige are warm. Blues, greens and grays are cool. If you look at the color wheel, warm colors are on one side of the wheel, and the cools reside on the other. Where they meet, they mix, forming some hybrids, like green and purple. Those colors can be warmer or cooler depending on their mix.
Aug 10, 2022
Valspar’s 2023 Colors of the Year Will Evoke Positive Emotions
The 2023 Colors of the Year include 12 trend-worthy and forward-thinking shades that evoke comfort, safety and joy.
Aug 7, 2022
How to Make Neutral Colors Look Less Boring, According to One Designer
Proof that a natural color palette can be exciting.
Aug 1, 2022
This Unexpected Space Inside Your Home Is a Great Place to Paint Your Colorful Next Mural
If you've been thinking about how to personalize your home using paint, but aren't interested in the popular arch trend, you aren't alone.
Jul 29, 2022
A Furniture Designer's California Cottage Is Colorful and Joyful
Designer Laurel Harrington has filled her Mill Valley cottage with a ton of color and cheerful furniture designs.
Jul 29, 2022
Why Is Blue the Most Popular Favorite Color?
Whether it's periwinkle or cerulean, there's just something about blue.
Jul 29, 2022
An Artist's Sunny Brooklyn Rental Is Filled With Art, Color, and Murals
Visual artist and designer⁠ Meagan Jain and her partner, Nikolas, fell in love with the skylights and the south-facing windows of this Brooklyn rental apartment. They also loved the amount of space; there is enough room for her art studio and more.
Jul 28, 2022
Interior Designers on Their Favorite Colors as Kids (and Now!)
When was the last time you were asked, "What's your favorite color?"
Jul 28, 2022
The Only Thing Better Than This Apartment's Woodwork's the Bold Color Throughout
India, who's the owner and curator of the colorful home goods shop Apartment 528, lives in this incredibly colorful rental apartment in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jul 27, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Complementary Colors
Did you know that there's actually scientific evidence supporting the idea that certain colors look good together?
Jul 26, 2022
This Artist's Home Features Art, Murals, and a Swimming Pool Patterned Floor
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Sarah Stieber is a painter, tape artist, muralist, and jewelry designer with a recent passion for designing spaces around her art, like the incredibly colorful house she's created with her husband.
Jul 26, 2022
This UK Home Boasts Lots of Pink, Leopard Print, & an Incredibly Colorful Garden
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There's wallpaper on the dining room ceiling, a pink and green Art Deco-style bathroom, and TONS of other colorful and bold decor elements in this vibrant UK home.
Jul 25, 2022
A Kitschy, Colorful Echo Park Rental Is '80s Miami Vibes Meets Space Age Style
Yuka, partner Daniel, and two fur babies, Bear and Penguin, share this colorful 700-square-foot Echo Park rental apartment.
Jul 22, 2022
A Stunning Savannah Home's Incredible Reno Includes Envy-Inducing Color
Carla's duplex in Savannah had been rented to students and not updated in decades before she bought; one of the toilets almost fell through the floor when renovation began. Two years later and the whole place looks entirely different!
Jul 21, 2022
This Muralist Doesn't Let Renting Get in the Way of Having a Colorful Home
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Mural artist and content creator Champagne shares this large rental home with two roommates, a cat named Pony, and a dog named Ted. She loves mixing modern pieces with vintage elements. "I’d call it a colorful eclectic mix of happiness."
Jul 20, 2022
4 Historic Paint Colors That Real Estate Experts Say Are Making a Comeback
“We all know that history does repeat itself and so will historic paint colors."
Jul 20, 2022
A Whimsical Chicago Bungalow Is Bursting With Color and Pattern
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Becky Bloom's historic 1924 Chicago bungalow has a purple living room, orange fireplace, green kitchen, floral bedroom, and a lot more color and DIY pattern!
Jul 19, 2022
The Color Palettes that Have Defined the Past 100 Years, from 1920 to Today
Earthy green, mustard, pink, and all-gray everything and more!
Jul 19, 2022
This Gorgeous Victorian Home Has a Teal Fireplace and Lavender Walls
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Bethanne updated her Victorian Home by painting the walls and fireplaces to add cheer to her house. She believes in only holding onto items that bring you joy and has surrounded herself with items that tell the story of her life.
Jul 19, 2022
An Artist's 'Rainbow Eclectic' Rental Is a Physical Manifestation of Happiness
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As an artist, Jessica has transformed her apartment into a colorful paradise. She fills the walls with her own art and works by other artists to make her home into a bright, DIYed space.
Jul 18, 2022
A Designer's Adding Color to a 100-Year-Old Cottage While Honoring Its History
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"Your home is for you, and if you’re into kitsch or kooky or kinda out-there aesthetics, embrace it. A home filled with personality is easy to love," advises Australia-based graphic designer and typographer Sophie Elinor.
Jul 18, 2022
These Are the Colors You Should Incorporate Into Your Home Right Now
According to interior designers.
Jul 17, 2022
A Builder-Grade House Was Transformed Into a Colorful "Spaceship Chic" Home
Ashley Maeda lives with her husband and two daughters in the Southern California desert. "I look at my home as my canvas," she says. "There is always a half-finished mural somewhere because I am constantly painting something new."
Jul 15, 2022
A Northern Ireland Home Has an Ombre Bedroom, Pastel Outdoor Kitchen, & More
Self-proclaimed color lover, thrifting fan, and DIYer Joanne McCauley, who runs the Instagram account @ouremporium, says for the first eight years of living in this Northern Ireland house, it was pretty beige. But not anymore!
Jul 14, 2022
A Family of 4's Colorful 450-Square-Foot Home Has Brilliant Small-Space Ideas
There's an incredibly brilliant Murphy bed design, adjustable and extendable furniture, furniture on wheels, and a dreamy outdoor bathtub.
Jul 13, 2022
This Bold Brooklyn Rental Is Colorful Eclectic Maximalism Done Right
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Textile designer and freelance interior stylist Anna Brettschneider shares this 800-square-foot Park Slope rental apartment with her fiancé, Garrett Albury. Together they co-author the weekly newsletter, coolstuff.nyc.
Jul 12, 2022
Color Is the Biggest Inspiration in This Cheery 450-Square-Foot Studio
Maitri Mody (@honeyidressedthepug on Instagram) grew up in Mumbai surrounded by colors and says she can't live in a minimal white box. "I moved into this apartment after separating from a 10-year marriage and starting off on my own. So, I wanted it to be happy, cheerful, and positive," she writes.
Jul 11, 2022
Do Red and Purple Go Together? These 6 Design Ideas Prove They Do!
If you’re looking to turn heads with your home’s interior decor, you won’t want to overlook using red and purple as design elements. When it feels like everything has been “done” before, this combo doesn’t disappoint. A color wheel will tell you that red and purple should not be combined, since the hallmark of interior design is the use of contrasting colors or monotone colors to create an interesting space.
Jul 11, 2022
These Are the 6 Categories of Favorite Colors Everyone Should Have
While color therapy is an actual science, you don’t need to have a doctorate or degree in color psychology to identify which colors ring true for you in various stages and emotions in your life. Here are the six color categories everyone should have and lean on as needed.
Jul 11, 2022
A Brooklyn Set Designer's Apartment Style Is 'Box of Crayola Crayons'
Tay is a set designer, builder, and DJ, and describes herself as an “audacious welder of dreamscapes,” like the colorful apartment she rents in Brooklyn.
Jul 8, 2022
Mix Up Your Usual Happy Hour by Having Friends Over for a Rainbow-Hued Party
Taste the rainbow with this easy at-home social.
Jul 7, 2022
The Most Colorful Books of 2022 (So Far) to Add to Your Bookshelf
Add some vibrancy to your book shelf.
Jul 7, 2022
This Vibrant Florida House Has Two of the Coolest Vintage Colored Bathrooms Ever
"The overall vibe I’m going for, for the house is a bit of a hodge podge: an artist’s 1970s beachside pad mixed with pared-down Parisian glamour and of course lots of lighthearted elements..." says creative director and commercial photographer Lizzie Darden.
Jul 7, 2022
You Know Your Zodiac Sign — But Do You Know Your Planetary Color?
Read up on the hue associated with your sign and its ruling planet.
Jul 7, 2022
This Polychromatic Loft Is Proof You Can Have a Colorful Home on a Budget
Lots of IKEA, a sprinkling of handmade furniture, a dose of DIY, and PLENTY of paint have all been used brilliantly by clothing designer Haley Boyko in her Long Beach rental loft apartment.
Jul 6, 2022
An 'Eclectic Tropical' Connecticut Home Has Gorgeous Yellow Couches
As a Latina artist who's traveled the world, Olga Fermin says her home is a reflection of her roots, culture, and travels. "You can see my colorful paintings all throughout the house," she writes. "I love mixing patterns, colors, and styles."
Jul 6, 2022
This San Diego Rental Loft Is Funky, Eclectic, Maximal, and Incredibly Colorful
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When Bridgette and her boyfriend, Blue, moved into their loft apartment, they committed to making the space their own while not breaking the bank. They used Facebook Marketplace to find staple pieces that they DIYed to fit their style.
Jul 5, 2022
How to Organize Your Home by Color, According to a Pro Organizer
Coordinate a new hue for each room.
Jul 5, 2022
A Technicolor Tennessee House Has a Round Red Bed, a Hot Pink Kitchen, and More
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The moment you walk in this home's door, you’re greeted by a giant gold cage, setting the tone for a glamorous, luxurious, comfortable, Hollywood regency-meets-1970s opulence style space!
Jul 4, 2022
A Couple's Transforming a Fixer Upper into a Dream Home 1 Colorful DIY at a Time
Kathleen Kowalski's best advice for creating a home you love? "If it's ugly, paint it! Paint is the most powerful DIY tool we have."
Jul 4, 2022
Should You Paint That Trim or Leave It as Natural Wood?
Here's what four real estate agents have to say.
Jul 3, 2022
If You Love Colorful Glassware, This Is One of the Best Under-the-Radar Shops
Bonus: Everything's vintage.
Jul 2, 2022
A Colorful Copenhagen Apartment Has Rainbow Curtains & Papier-Mâché Fruit
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Lærke Victoria, a creative living in the Danish capital, has thrown caution to the wind in her colorful, kaleidoscopic apartment, complete with a plethora of adorable DIY papier-mâché fruits.
Jul 1, 2022
The Paint Brands (and Colors) Real Estate Agents Swear By
They have longtime favorites.
Jul 1, 2022
This Maximalist's House Is a 'Thrifted Rainbow Fun Time'
Originally from Ireland, Sara and Peter have decorated their colorful home with finds from local Swap Meet pages, estate sales, online auctions, and vintage stores.
Jun 20, 2022
20 of the Most Beautiful Blue Bathrooms We've Ever Seen
Blue is a gem of a color because there are so many dreamy shades to choose from!
Jun 16, 2022
These Are the Most Popular Paint Colors of 2022, According to Clare
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Warm neutrals are in.
Jun 15, 2022
The Colorful History Behind Each Stripe of the Pride Flag
How did the flag get its stripes, and how does it fit into the modern LGBTQ+ landscape?
Jun 14, 2022
A Small 1930s Art Deco Oakland Apartment Is Colorful and Vibrant
Designer Rebecca Summer and her husband, Sam, have lived in this 1930s building on Lake Merritt in Oakland for 10 years. "I was drawn to this building for all its architectural and ornate details like the arched doorways, 10-foot-high ceilings, and original crystal chandeliers," she writes.
Jun 14, 2022
This Small Chicago Condo Is Absolutely BURSTING With Color and Pattern
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Tiffany Gholar's home is a space where she experiments "with ideas that I might end up using in projects for clients one day."
Jun 10, 2022
A Family of 5's Small NYC Home Is Full of Smart Renter-Friendly & Storage Ideas
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Megan Zietz is a content creator and designer, and shares this small NYC rental apartment with her husband, three kids, and two cats.
Jun 9, 2022