With the new year quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to begin thinking about updating your home with a fresh new coat of paint. No matter if you want to focus on one room in your house, or you are planning a complete home remodel, draw inspiration from the latest design trends and color palettes to create a space that both you and your guests will love. Explore our top color picks for 2017 before you get started on your next home design project!
No matter what your personal style may be, there’s a color trend that everyone will love. Whether you’re looking for a pop of color, or a color palette that will exude relaxation into your space, use our tips below for inspiration!
Rich, royal, and mysterious, Benjamin Moore has named Shadow their 2017 color of the year. This shade of purple is a master of ambiance; it is able to fade into a soft lilac-grey or morph into a lustrous coal color. With its calming and regal nature, more and more homeowners are experimenting by adding shades of purple into their home.
Neutral colors will never go out of style. With so many different hues and its ability to be paired with any color, it’s a great way to add fluidity throughout your home. Pair neutral walls with either a bold accent wall or bright accessories to make your accent color really stand out! Our favorite neutral shades include Benjamin Moore’s Amulet (a warm and toasty tan), Ebony King (a bold mixture of grey and black) and Sandlot Grey (a relaxing grey with purple undertones).
Different shades of blue, purple and green are all extremely relaxing colors, which is why many homeowners choose to incorporate these colors into their homes. Use shades of blue in areas like your bedroom or home office to decrease your blood pressure. Our favorite blue hues include Benjamin Moore’s Iceberg. Known for being the most restful color for your eyes, green is a great option for any room in your home. A powerful stress reliever, this color has the ability to encourage you to unwind while still providing warmth and comfort. Incorporate Benjamin Moore’s Guacamole or Salamander into your home and enjoy the benefits green has to offer your space.
Looking to make a statement in your space? Bold colors can achieve the look you’re after. To use a bold color in a space can be a challenge, but if done correctly, you will leave a lasting impression on all of your guests. They may even use your home as design inspiration for their next home improvement project! Our favorite bright pops of color include Benjamin Moore’s Dinner Party, a sophisticated red with black undertones that will add depth and drama to any space, and Dark Burgundy, whose bright and saturated hue that will bring your room to life.
No matter if you live in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Delaware, there’s a Ricciardi Brothers location close to your home! With a wide variety of top interior paints for you to choose from, we can guarantee that we will have every paint color you need for your home. For those who aren’t sure what color they would like to paint their space, we offer design services at select locations to help you with every step of your transformation. For more information, be sure to contact us today!
With the spring weather fast approaching, it is time to start thinking about barbecues and relaxation on your beautiful deck. Preparing your deck for spring will extend its life and keep it looking beautiful for years to come! Follow these simple steps to prepare your deck for the gorgeous days of spring.