Are you planning to revamp your New Jersey home? Now that the events from last year are behind us, it’s time to focus on the design trends in store for 2017. Because the two most prominent color houses, Pantone and Benjamin Moore, have chosen their colors of the year, their selections have already started informing design in and around South Orange. Pantone’s color of the year is Greenery, so we’ll see vibrant accent colors and sharp focal points come to life this spring.
Enjoy the Pantone Color of the Year and these 10 design tips to reinvent your living space and start anew in 2017.
1. Create an Accent Wall
This stunning combination of green and yellow offers a perfect opportunity to create an accent wall in one or more of your home’s neutral-colored rooms. With its hint of neon and eye-catching flare, Greenery is a great color to paint walls your whole family will love.
2. Decorate with Indoor Plants
This natural shade of green makes it easy to brighten up every room in your house without spending a lot of money by decorating with luscious indoor plants. With its likeness to nature and its outdoorsy hues, Greenery is an earthy color to introduce to your home’s inside spaces.
3. Acquire New Furniture
This buzzing version of the color green makes springtime the right moment to bring the outside in by acquiring new furniture and updating rooms throughout your home. With its helpful versatility and increasing popularity, Greenery is an in-demand color for sofas, chairs, cabinets and more.
4. Revolutionize Your Kitchen
This fresh type of green goes with every room in your house to light up your living space with inspiration from light shades of grass. Greenery is a great accent color for kitchen essentials like dinnerware sets, tea pots, electric mixers that renew your cooking areas.
5. Update Your Textiles
This crisp green makes a great excuse to say out with the old and in with the new by updating your textiles in the rooms that experience the most hustle and bustle. Greenery is an excellent color for new pillows, blankets, curtains and more.
6. Refresh Your Artwork
This creative hue of green inspires decorators to bring springtime into your rooms by refreshing your artwork and helping you start over. With its seasonal beauty and foundation in rebirth, Greenery is an earth-based color artists can incorporate into their work to inspire hope.
7. Embellish Your Lighting
This flourishing variation of green gives interior designers the liberty to go the extra mile by embellishing lighting set-ups in your rooms with colorful accessories. With its bold nature and soft glow, Greenery is a match made in heaven for lighting when it comes to enchanting green lamps and light fixtures.
8. Adorn with Accessories
This invigorating hue encourages homeowners to embrace creativity and adorn their living spaces with accessories that give a sense of the outdoors. With its vibrant shades of green and potential for mixing and matching, Greenery is a common color for everyday essentials like vases, shower curtains and stools.
9. Replace Your Rugs
This refreshing take on green ensures the rooms in your home will evoke the feeling of being outside once you replace your rugs. With its hint of nature and backyard feel, Greenery is a delightful color to adopt using accessories for your floors and an innovative approach to home decor.
10. Apply Patterned Wallpaper
This zesty green hue presents a picture-perfect chance to apply patterned wallpaper in one of your rooms. With its trendy tones and dynamic look, greenery is a bright color designed to spice up any room in your home.
These Pantone Color of the Year design tips are great ways to say goodbye to last year’s lack of color and embrace animated shades and lively textures in 2017. Because cool grays now are a thing of the past, South Orange residents can opt for a color that turn heads and helps them reconnect with their surroundings this season.
If you have any questions about the Pantone Color Institute or home improvement in general, please don’t hesitate to contact me today for more information about Greenery, interior design and more.