Design Recipes: 10 fresh ways to bring in spring colors
Spring is almost upon us. It’s time to liven up your space with fresh spring color. While floral colors are often thought of, some creative color combinations can help add a renewed sense of color to your home.
Here are some top color trends and tips for spring.
1. Shades of gray
While some grays are warm, others are cool and have lots of blue elements. Various shades of soft and deeper cool gray can help create a soft, soothing spring space.
2. Turquoise and orange
This color combination is often popular because blue and orange are complementary colors on the color wheel. Using turquoise as the shade of blue adds a bright, vibrant color twist.
3. Hot pink
Pink remains a popular color for those looking to add an interesting pop to a space. Pink can be paired with neutral colors such as gray, taupe, black and even brown.
Tired of yellow? Chartreuse, which is a mix of yellow and green, is a modern color choice.
5. White paired with taupe and brown
The design scheme/concept of white on white is a color combination that is truly fresh and modern.
While it may feel like stating the obvious, from pastel blue to powder pink, consider bringing one of these soft shades into your home.
When many people think of spring they think of the transition from brown lawns to those that are lush, vibrant and bright. Why not bring either greenery or the color green into your space?
Brass and silver serve as perfect accent colors in spring decor.
9. Yellow and orange
Traditionally considered to be more fall colors, this combination also works for spring.
10. Indigo vs. black
Indigo is a great base color and can provide a softer look than black for those looking for a reach deep color to incorporate into their spring decor.
Cathy Hobbs, based in New York City, is a nationally known interior design and home staging expert with offices in New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her website at cathyhobbs.com .