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Over Bare Edison Bulbs? These Textured Lighting Ideas Are on Our Radar

From painted rope to shibori-inspired linen.

3 Designers Weigh in on How to Style Sherwin-Williams’s Color of the Year

Including a no-fail palette.

Pink Walls, Green Built-Ins: Inside a Hudson Valley Cottage Beaming With Color

Fresh paint turned the space from cold to cheery.

Sponsored By Sherwin-Williams

Hands Down: The 12 Best Blue Paint Colors for Kitchen Cabinets

Featuring our favorite kitchens.

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In a Home Peppered With Distinct Colors, This Shade Is the Unifier

It’s not the hue you think it is.

Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Color of the Year Is Made for Kitchen Cabinets

We’ve been seeing it in some of our favorite spaces.

Farrow & Ball Told Us Exactly Where to Use 2021’s Trending Paint Colors

Welcome to your room-by-room guide.

These Backdrop Paint Colors Have Sold Out Four Times Since Quarantine Began

We’re all craving a sanctuary right now.

Pantone Already Knows What Next Spring Will Look Like

These soon-to-be-trending colors are a hit of serotonin.

The Earthy Color Trio You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere in 2021

This design rule will help you decorate with it.

Behr’s 2021 Color Trend Forecast Is Like a Mood Ring for Our Future Homes

Paint for every emotion.

We Can Already Predict Next Year’s Paint Trends

Thanks to a new forecast from Sherwin-Williams.

The 11 Paint Colors Featured in Our Favorite Green Kitchens

And the winners are…

5 Cream-Colored Kitchen Cabinet Paints the Pros Swear By

Plus which undertones to stay away from.

This British Duo Recommends Designing Your Bathroom Based on When You Shower

Plus the unexpected furniture they put in their kitchen.

Sponsored By Crate&Barrel

What Happened to My Mood When I Started Painting Once a Day

One artist explores art therapy.

3 Paint Tricks We’re Stealing From France’s Most Colorful Villa

Bright ideas from Pierre Yovanovitch’s newest project.

Living With My Home’s Quirky Paint Colors Has Taught Me a Lot About Design

Kate Arends on how the pandemic inspired her to go bold.

This Counterintuitive Styling Tip Is the Key to Using Tricky Colors

Plus two fail-safe combinations.

This Earthy Bedroom Paint Color Is Trending on Pinterest

Four shades for your own mini makeover.

What It’s Like to Live Your Life in Pastel

Here’s how four people elevate candy colors.

In This London Victorian, There Are No Rules When It Comes to Color

Plus, five tips for creating unexpected spaces.

Meet the Sandals That Just Decided Our Summer Color Palette

Hay teamed up with a cult shoe brand.

In Times of Stress, I Self-Soothe With Scandi Design

Consider it a form of color therapy.

Cream-Colored Cabinets Is the Dose of Warmth Your Kitchen Needs

White isn’t the only option.

You Don’t Have to Spend Hours Painting to Brighten Up a Room

The same hit of color without all the work.

The Case for Painting Your Doorframe…Yes, Just Your Doorframe

Color for commitment-phobes.

We Found Out Who Is Behind Farrow & Ball’s Unique Paint Names

From Dead Salmon to Mole’s Breath.

7 Hotel Designers Pick Your Next Bedroom Paint Color

Make your space feel like a mini staycation.

Every Room in This São Paulo Home Is a Different Color

Starting with a neon coral kitchen.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side With These Animal-Print Wallpapers

Seven kitschy-cool, not-tacky options.

A $10 Paint DIY That’ll Help Separate an Open Layout

It’s all about little nooks.

We Cracked the Code on Mixing and Matching Patterns

All thanks to this easy formula.

Indulge Your Inner Child and Decorate With Pastels

Two experts make the case for using blush and baby blue.

Shea McGee Names Her Favorite Shade of White Paint

Plus nine other designer-approved hues.

Paint Your Bookcase This Weekend—But Do It Selectively

A DIY that proves less is more.

I Launched My Business From My Parents’ Basement

Step into Backdrop cofounder Natalie Ebel’s colorful world.

This Blink-and-You-Miss-It Paint Trick Is Eyeliner for Your Walls

Allow us to explain.

Two Hues Is Better Than One: The Case for Color-Blocking Your Walls

Eleven projects well worth the DIY.

This Concrete Tile Kitchen Is Like a Life-Size, Pastel Rubik’s Cube

Who says you can only have one statement color?

This Trending Color Is the Star of Our Spring Issue

Plus four more standout hues.

Fake High Ceilings With This Easy Paint Trick

When in doubt, go up.

This Bold Blue Kitchen Taught Us a Reno Shortcut: Invert the Color Palette

A fabric swatch was the starting point.

Color Month Is Officially Here

This March we’re going for inventive, energizing hues.

These 3 Colors From Fashion Month Are Trending

Don’t wait till fall to use them.

Nate Berkus Reveals How He Makes an All-White Space Interesting

“Sometimes color is not the way to go.”

10 Sage Green Decorating Ideas That Feel Very 2020

From statement walls to timeless textiles.

We Spotted the Dreamiest Marble DIY Idea at New York Fashion Week

And it’s less than $100.

Shea McGee’s Trick for Getting the Perfect Paint Shade Is a Game Changer

How have we not thought of this before?

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