April 2020 Resources

Are you experiencing spring fever? So are we! In order to celebrate the changing season, we're bringing spring to your home through the best medium: color. You'll see a variety of shades and tints as well as receive recommendations on how to pick a color palette. In our annual color issue of Better Homes & Gardens you'll find soft paint hues, strikingly modern furniture and decor, tips on how to create your garden oasis, and much more.

Gray couch with peach chairs in a gray living room
Two white twin beds side by side in a green bedroom photo

Life: From the Editors (pg. 10)

Pillow, notebook, napkins and bowls in front of white background photo

Trends: On the Dot (pg. 16)

Crushed Makeup photo

Desert Sunset (pg. 20)

  • Olive & June 7-Free Nail Polish in OJSM, $8; oliveandjune.com

  • Kaja Beauty Bento Eyeshadow Trio in Poppy Champagne, $21; sephora.com

  • It Cosmetics Pillow Lips Matte Lipstick in Wish List, $24; sephora.com

  • Maybelline New York SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick in Heroine, $8; walmart.com

  • Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in Peach Glow, $26; amazon.com

  • Essie Expressie in Strong at 1%, $9; ulta.com

  • Milani Cosmetics Baked Blush in 01 Dolce Pink, $8; milanicosmetics.com

Bottle of Hair Cream photo

Love Your Gray (pgs. 23–24)

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  • OGX Pracaxi Recovery Oil Shampoo, $9; cvs.com

  • Better Not Younger Hair Redemption Restorative Butter Masque, $35; sephora.com

  • SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Blow Dry Créme, $10; target.com

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  • Matrix Total Results So Silver Shampoo, from $14; ulta.com

  • Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream in Hot Pink Ruby, $32; sephora.com

Plant, paint swatches, fabric swatches, phone and pencils on a desk photo

Color: First Steps (pgs. 26–34)

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Paint Colors:

Color Library:

  • Making Living Lovely by 2LG Studio, $35; amazon.com

  • Decorating with Colour by Farrow and Ball, $45; amazon.com

  • Paint Box by Tricia Guild, $35; amazon.com

Vase of flowers on table photo

Celebrate Spring (pgs. 40–44)

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Home office with desk and bookshelves in a blue and white room photo

I Did It! (pgs. 58–60)

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Project by Timisha of ToolboxDivas.com

Basket of flowers in front of purple background photo

One Container, Four Seasons (pgs. 69–74)

Outdoor garden full of green, white, and purple plants photo

A Gardener's Eye (pgs. 77–80)

Green kitchen with light brown furnishings photo

Lucy Loves Color (pgs. 100–107)

Professional Resources:

Interior Design: Lucy Penfield, Lucy Interior Design, 612/339-2225; lucyinteriordesign.com

Architecture: Colby Mattson, Charlie & Co. Design, 612/333-2246; charlieandcodesign.com

Builder: Chris Van Klei, Detail Homes, 651/336-8089; detailhomes.com

Landscape Design: Scott Ritter, Topo LLC, 612/929-2049; topollc.com


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Branches in two wooden vases in front of a pink background photo

Spring Snippets (pgs. 108–113)

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Green couch, white leopard print chairs in a black living room photo

The Art of Not Compromising (pgs. 114–119)

Professional Resources:

Interior Design: Amie Corley, Amie Corley Interiors; 314/496-6022; info@amiecorley.com; amiecorley.com

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Pillow and chair next to 1926 Better Homes & Gardens Magazine photo

BH&G Throwback: 1926 Flamingos (pg. 148)

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