Updating your house colors

An example would be using a bright blue door with a more muted lavender gray tone for the shutters.

If you decide to go for a super bold accent, don’t get carried away—a red door doesn’t need matching red accents anywhere else.

For one, paint companies like Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams, and Behr are tireless at studying trends and coming up with color reports.

Every year, their teams scour the globe, attend fashion shows, and search high and low for the next big color trends—which they then report back to press and eventually consumers.

Since selecting a beautiful new color is such an efficient way to update any room in your home, we decided to get a head start on researching the hottest color trends for the upcoming year.

After gathering top color picks for 2017 from our favorite paint brands, we were able to determine seven of the best paint trends quickly heading our way.

Choose one color that really pops, and keep the other accents more muted. Play with primary colors Can’t quite figure out how to balance those bold and bright accents?

Go back to basics, and use the color wheel for inspiration!Then while reading Leslie Sinclairs Segreto Style, a gorgeous coffee table book filled with beautiful rooms and finishes applied by her company, it struck me that this was a book you could use as inspiration to help move your house from 2005 to 2015.Here are some of my best tips: Wall Colour If you have any finishes in Travertine even if it’s very light, the primary undertone is pink beige.Perhaps the nervousness comes from the reality that what paint saves us in upfront costs, it makes up for in blood, sweat, and tears. Yes, paint is a cost-effective way to transform a space, which means it can also go wrong if the tone isn't right.So how is one to know which paint colors to try and which to avoid?2017 is quickly approaching, and if you are anything like us, you are already planning out a long to-do list of home improvement projects to tackle during the New Year.