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Life in Color

Color has the power to transform a space, set a mood, and inspire creativity. Refresh your home with happy hues with our collection of designer-favorite paint palettes and vibrant decorating ideas. Whether you're renovating your kitchen, painting an accent wall, or simply adding a few new coffee table accessories, learn easy ways to incorporate color throughout your home for a look that reflects your unique personality.

bright pink and green painted bedroom

Annie Schlechter

Meet Our 2023 Color Stars: 10 Designers Expertly Decorating with Color

These pros confidently decorate with color, and their tips can help you do the same. The work of these interior designers represents the gold standard when it comes to transforming a space with color. Learn how they turn ordinary rooms into exceptional spaces, plus discover their favorite paint picks.

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Marty Baldwin

2023 Paint Color Forecast: 6 Shades Predicted to Be Popular

Learn all the paint colors expected to trend in the year ahead, according to some of the biggest names in the paint and color industry. Whether you’re drawn to soft earth tones, forest greens, or spicier hues, these 2023 paint colors will help provide inspiration for your next project.

Color Trends to Try

colorful living room with velvet sofa and chairs


How to Choose Interior Color Schemes You'll Love

Transform a plain room into a striking space with the perfect color palette. We'll help you select an interior color scheme so you can fill your rooms with shades that beautifully reflect your personal style. Get tips for choosing a color value, considering your room's lighting, and ideas for open floor plans.

black painted shelves over kitchen sink


The Best Dark Paint Colors of 2023, According to Color Experts

Dark, moody colors like rich greens, blues, and grays, are having a moment. But how can you expertly achieve the look? Learn the dark paint colors that interior designers turn to time and time again, plus how to use them to wrap a space in comfort.

Pick the Perfect Paint Color

burgundy floral wallpaper in living room


We’re Calling It: Burgundy Will Be the Biggest Color in 2023

Don't let this rich shade of red conjure visions of '90s-era wine-soaked walls—burgundy is officially back with a contemporary spin. Learn how to strike the perfect balance with burgundy in your home with tips from the pros.

modern farmhouse kitchen with dark painted accents


4 Kitchen Cabinet Color Trends That Are Making a Splash Right Now

Bright white is a kitchen cabinet classic, but colors like blue, black, and taupe are having their moment in the spotlight. Here are the biggest cabinet color trends of 2023, including two-tone designs that incorporate multiple hues.

Can't-Miss Kitchen Color Schemes

dark painted living room with jewel tone decor


How to Decorate with Jewel-Tone Colors

Bring bold, beautiful colors into your home by incorporating rich jewel tones. Derived from precious gemstones such as amethyst, emerald, ruby, and sapphire, jewel tones provide a dramatic alternative to neutral color palettes.

monochromatic pink bedroom

Adam Albright

5 Tips for Pulling Off a Monochromatic Color Palette

Create a seamless look by introducing a modern monochromatic palette that takes one color from ceiling to floor. Use these expert tips to choose the perfect monochromatic palette, select the right paint finish, and add a touch of texture.

Try a New Technique

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