Welcome back, folks! I have just completed week two of my six-week One Room Challenge. For this week, I wanted to establish a nice neutral color to serve as a canvas for my dining room to home office renovation. That is why I chose to paint with Sherwin William’s Repose Gray.
Each year I look forward to seeing what the colors of year will be from all the different color gods that be – Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, Pantone, Pinterest, Zillow, etc. I am always curious if their choice will align with what I believe is trending, or will soon be trending. More often than not, I feel like I am watching a famous designer’s runway show. It’s fun to look at, way over the top, and you would never buy it for yourself. But this year, I was pleasantly surprised by the choices. So without further ado, here are the 2018 colors of the year!
I have reached that point where I am sick of looking at the paint colors on my wall. Of course, that happens to me about every 5 years. As a result, I have begun to change the paint color in several parts of my home, starting with my studio. Since I started repainting, I thought this would be a good time to share my tips and tricks for getting a professional interior paint finish.
A few weeks ago, I posted an article on which paint colors would increase your home’s sale price (at least for 2017). However, several of you were very interested in knowing which colors should be avoided – i.e the worst paint choices. Well, I prefer to only write positive articles. So, it took a little bit of considering, but I did finally decide to go forward with writing this up. Just keep in mind, as you read this, that this is purely a statistical analysis. It is, by no means, intended to suggest that these colors are ugly.
Color is very subjective, and in the right design, any color can be beautiful. However, we must start somewhere. Therefore, I would say that you should avoid these paint colors when selling your home.
(Navy Cabinets – Photo by Tom Howley Kitchens)
If you have been dreaming about a kitchen with dark blue cabinets, but you are worried about whether or not they will look good, well worry no more. One of the biggest trends happening this year are navy cabinets – or some other incorporation of navy color into the kitchen.