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Updating Your Home With Pantone’s 2017 Color Report

Many people believe the power of color can change your health, wealth and happiness. Whether you’re superstitious or not, it’s a fact that color has a great impact on modernizing or dating your home.

Pantone, widely considered the global authority on color, has recently released its spring color report for 2017. While we’re on the brink of welcoming winter, it’s always nice to warm up with a pop of vibrancy to refresh your style.

The top 10 colors for spring are a mixture of vitality, relaxation and the great outdoors. Taking us back to our roots, each hue is vivid, bright and reminiscent of things that surround us in nature to evokes a spectrum of emotion and feeling.

  • PANTONE 17-4123 Niagara
  • PANTONE 13-0755 Primrose Yellow
  • PANTONE 19-4045 Lapis Blue
  • PANTONE 17-1462 Flame
  • PANTONE 14-4620 Island Paradise
  • PANTONE 13-1404 Pale Dogwood
  • PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery
  • PANTONE 17-2034 Pink Yarrow
  • PANTONE 18-0107 Kale
  • PANTONE 14-1315 Hazelnut

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Spruce up interior and exterior spaces by incorporating these eye-catching colors in paint, accessories and accent pieces. As adaptable as they are beautiful, each hue compliments one another and offers gorgeous combinations that are uplifting and bold without overpowering.

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Provide a unifying element for diverse spaces by painting an entire room or changing just one feature.

Paint the front door – adding some color to your door is a great way to showcase personality and give your guests an idea of what they can expect inside.

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Paint the ceiling – adding a little color to the ceiling can be an unexpected surprise and also a terrific way to add sophistication to you room.

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Paint the kitchen cabinets – often times people forget their cabinets can be painted, when in reality it’s the perfect way to refresh your kitchen and give it a brand new look.

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Paint inside bookshelves + alcoves – adding a dash of color to the inside of your bookshelves or alcoves is an easy way to make a big impact with minimal effort.

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Update your rug – Aside from the sofa, a rug is the second most important home accessory; as a room’s foundation, a rug can make or break an entire design concept. By toying with a variety of sizes and colors, you may just find that aesthetic boost the room needs.

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Populate with pillows – Various pillows can add a spectrum of color and texture to a room, but be sure to keep the number odd between 5 and 9. By being selective with your pillow display, you won’t risk overdoing it: like all accessories, a little can go a long way. The great thing about having a rather large inventory of different pillows is that can be rearranged and recycled throughout the year.

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