Coming off of the year that had many people stuck at home, if the pandemic taught us one thing, it’s that you want to love where you live. And, in many cases, a fresh coat of paint could help to not just instantly enhance your home’s interior, but also give your spaces a completely new (and uplifting) feel. If you’re considering a DIY revamp of your home, start first with picking a new color palette for your most often used rooms. Here are the top five interior paint colors for 2021.
Don’t Be So Blue
Blue has always been a popular color for the soothing and peaceful ambiance it creates. When we think about being outside on a sunny summer day or at places like the beach, many people think of the color blue. Deep blue hues will be a welcomed color pick this year, both as a dominant interior wall color and as an accent or trim color against lighter more neutral paints.
With so much time spent indoors and vacations canceled due to travel restrictions and lockdowns, it’s no wonder that a tapestry of greens will become a go-to color in 2021. From lighter lime green colors to richer, more nature-inspired greens, many people are flocking to this color to bring a bit of the outside into their homes. Even colors that mimic the autumn changing of the leaves like citrines, chocolate browns and burnt rusts are poised to become commonplace in many homes in 2021.
Go Brown or Go Home
Adding on to the desire to reconnect with nature, many homeowners are choosing to explore rich brown and gold hues to bring a touch of warmth to their homes. Whether it’s soft browns or bolder beige colors, there are lots of brown-colored paint options to choose from. The trick will be in using browns as an accent color to bring a splash of subtle color to the trim or baseboards of a room.
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From lighter lime green colors to richer, more nature-inspired greens, many people are flocking to this color to bring a bit of the outside into their homes.
Bold is Here to Stay
2021 is the year to live your best life and what better way to do that than with a bold color palette in your home? Homeowners are turning to vibrant colors like saffron to bring a dream-like and playful feel to their home’s interior. Pairing saffron with a more subtle color to create welcoming and calming home spaces can be a great way to transform a drab color palette into one that is an instant conversation starter and mood lifter. Not to mention saffron as a dominant wall color can make you feel like you’ve stepped into a chic European boutique hotel. And, who wouldn’t want their home to feel and look like international luxury?
If you want to go bright, then yellow is the perfect interior paint color to choose. Yellow often has been seen as “too traditional” but homeowners are now being very creative in how they’re using the awesome hues of yellow to make their homes instantly pop. The key will be in selecting the right shade of yellow to use that will accentuate the other tones in your house. Using slightly different subtle shades of yellow and golds in your common areas and hallways can be just the
Of course there are many more paint colors to choose from, but these five are on pace to be the most used in 2021 to instantly liven up our living spaces and make them dynamic and engaging spaces to live, work, and play in.