Paint Colors That Work

April 3rd, 2013 | Comments (0)

One of the most difficult decisions our clients have trouble with is the paint color.  The color of your walls sets the tone of your room and, even though it can be changed, it is a huge decision.  Painting a room is no easy task and so the idea of repainting a room you’re unhappy with is daunting.  We have scoured our favorite websites to find paint colors that work and discovered this article on Houzz.

Here’s a quick rundown:


A great choice for the bedroom because of it’s calming nature.

Contemporary Bedroom by Newport Design-build Aquidneck Properties


A fresh and clean color, green is the color of nature and growth.

Traditional Kitchen by Millbrook Architect Crisp Architects


Always a statement color, red is energizing and the color of energy and passion.

Modern Family Room by Washington Architect FORMA Design


Mellow yellow, this color is versatile suggesting cheer, optimism, and hope.

Traditional Dining Room by Chicago Interior Designer Tom Stringer Design Partners


Often overlooked as a neutral option for the wall, brown works well with any color.

Traditional Living Room by Charlotte Interior Designer Carolina Design Associates, LLC


You’ve never heard of it?  Us either, but like the author of this article, it is a color we use often.  A mixture of grey and beige, greige is another neutral that works will in any room of the house and compliments any decor.

Traditional Bathroom by San Francisco Interior Designer ScavulloDesign Interiors


Beige is one of the most popular choices when a homeowner is unsure of what to do.  We like beige for its warming tones and versatility.

Traditional Entry by San Francisco Interior Designer Regan Baker Design


Either you love it or you hate it.  Lavender’s soft tones give a room a light, airy feeling.

Eclectic Entry by Cambridge Interior Designer MANDARINA STUDIO interior design


More or less surprising than a lavender wall?  We can’t decide, but we love this shade of pink in a living room.

Eclectic Living Room by Other Metro Interior Designer Andrea Brooks Interiors


One of our favorite colors, gray is quickly becoming one of the most popular cousins this year.  Like brown, this neutral works well in any space with any style.

Eclectic Living Room by San Juan Capistrano Closets And Organization Tara Bussema


The original neutral, white provides a crisp clean feel.  Layering white on white provides a modern feel to any room.

Contemporary Kitchen by Baltimore Interior Designer Patrick Sutton Associates


Known to be an elegant color for clothing, a black wall is no different.

Traditional Bedroom by Kansas City Interior Designer McCroskey Interiors
What color is your favorite?  

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