It’s the holiday time of year, but, it’s also the color prediction time of year.  This is when all the color experts, (yes, there is such a thing) make their predictions on what the next hot color trends will be.  Both Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore have chosen a form of white as their color of the year.  If you read my color prediction article last month then you know what I think of that choice!  (You can read it here.)  Yesterday Pantone, the biggest color expert in the industry, named a shade of pastel pink and blue as their two colors of the year.  I think this is SPOT ON!  Pastels have made a strong comeback recently, and if you’ve been following me on Pinterest then you know that for the last month I have been obsessively posting rooms featuring a beautiful blush pink color on a dedicated Pinterest Board I recently created.  In other words, Pantone and I are on the same color wavelength!  (See what I did there?)

So what does this all mean for you?  Well, it doesn’t mean to run out and paint your house any of these predicted colors.  It simply means that these are the colors you’ll see when paging through shelter magazines and websites.  They are the current trends.  If you’re looking to update your home’s color palette, then the best thing to do is call a professional that can truly assess your home’s needs, style, and lighting situation.  Click here to schedule your consultation.  In the mean time, enjoy these inspirational rooms and follow me on Pinterest for even more fun!


Pink door

Pink Scandinavian style

Pink Armoire

Pink living room

Alicia Paley Home Interiors ©2015.  All photos credited with link back.

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