Pelham - Windham News
April 16, 2010 - Home Improvement 9
Spice up your space with the top color trends for spring and summer
even the smallest elements. Colors in the sense palette include Pacific Purple, Morn- ing Mist, Hyacinth, Celery, Jade and Sand.
Avocado and harvest gold bring back memories of the 70s - but what colors will spring and summer of 2010 bring to our homes? “As the economy continues to work its
way out of a recession, there will be less spending on new items and more repurpos- ing of existing items throughout the home,” says Donna Schroeder of spray paint manu- facturer Krylon. “A great way to breathe new life into these old objects is with spray paint in one of the year’s hottest colors.” Nature, collections, senses and symbols will be the drivers for paint trends in 2010, says Schroeder. These main drivers are in- terconnected, allowing each trend to blend into the other to create a cohesive look and feel throughout your space. The four styl- ish color themes found in the 2010 trend palette are:
Whether you prefer scented candles, dim lighting or cozy rugs to accent your home, stimulating all the senses is a key style com- ponent in 2010. Comprised of soft colors, the sense trend will swaddle and soothe the soul. It engages all five senses as it mixes textures, scents and patterns throughout the home. This trend also focuses on the de- tails, allowing you to make a statement with
As concern for the environment con- tinues to play a large role in home design and decorating, homeowners are shifting toward smaller spaces. They’re also buying less and repurposing more. To complement this eco-consciousness and the shrinking of carbon footprints, indoor design and decor trends continue to be reminiscent of the outdoors. Bring the beauty and wonder of the environment into your home with colors found in natural elements. Colors in the nurture palette include Fern, Meringue, Terra Cotta, River Rock, Mountain View and Cloud.
A love of architectural shapes and details from the past help fuel the trend of sym- bols in 2010. Moody and complex colors are integral to this palette, allowing design elements from yesteryear to resurface in modern-day homes. Look for accents with a historical look and feel to complement the dramatic hues and elegant feel of this trend. Spray paint colors in the symbol palette in- clude Almond, Cherry Red, Navy, Ivy Leaf, Leather Brown and Castle Rock.
The beauty and wonder from across the
world can be a great place to derive inspira- tion for your home. By combining meaning- ful objects from your personal travels with rich, globally inspired colors you can show- case your belongings as a masterful collec- tion. This trend allows you to tell a story of your past travels and experiences through your home decor. Colors in the sojourn palette include Bahama Sea, Burgundy, Peek-a-boo Blue, Blonde Shimmer, Niagara Ivory Mist and Equestrian. To learn more about color trends and how to choose the perfect color, visit www. krylon.com.
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