After years of neutral walls, people are starting to get bolder. please do not worry. The quiet, muted colors we’re used to are still there, but next year we’ll see them warm up. Our collective aesthetic preferences change from the subdued to the vibrant. Raleigh-based interior designer Maggie Dillon has noticed that her clients are interested in going for a wild walk. It will be easier to convince your client to choose a floor-to-ceiling color. ”
we agree. “It’s the season to shake things up!” Are you ready to see what your home will look like in 2023?
green is still king
A frequently used and much-loved “new neutral” is still a beautiful shade of green, especially in spaces that were once painted white or cream. Whether it’s soft sage or deep emerald, green dominates interiors of all styles, including modern, traditional, and bohemian aesthetics. Kitchens, dirt floors, and hallways are especially ideal for coating in a soothing, sonorous shade like Sherwin-Williams’ 2022 Color of the Year, Evergreen Fog (SW 9310).
Soft red is a hot topic
While the past few years have featured mostly subtle earth tones in honor of the indoor/outdoor living we’re all doing during the pandemic, deeper, more romantic reds are starting to take center stage. I am. Benjamin Moore and Sherwin-Williams have selected the red-based shade ‘Raspberry Blush’ as the 2023 Color of the Year. (BM 2008-30) and Redend Point (SW 9081).Reds range from dusty cedar to cranberry to delicate magenta. wherever next year.
Welcome back warm yellow
The cool color palette of yesteryear is out in favor of rich, delicious colors like soft saffron, mustard, and marigold. In interior design, the pendulum seems to be swinging from minimalism to maximalism, which inspires beautiful and decadent wall colors to match. Farrow & Ball’s India Yellow (No. 66), Behr’s Luscious Lemon (HDC-MD-24), and Benjamin Moore’s Buttercup (2154-30) are all perfect complements to these delicious warm tones and visually ripe with personal interests and encourages maximalism. all of us.
Neutral but warm
Sure, we love a calming main bathroom space, but even traditionally white (or blue!) areas are injected with coziness. Behr’s 2023 Color of the Year is Blank Canvas (DC-003). It’s subtle, but once your eyes get used to it, you won’t be able to miss it. The cool blue-based whites we’re used to are becoming a thing of the past as we embrace colors with more yellow tones. According to Behr’s research, homeowners want their homes to be a place where they can feel at home, and warm white walls can go a long way toward providing that sense of peace.
Feeling like you need a refresh? Maggie’s advice: “Choose an all-over color! Paint your walls, trim, and ceiling the same shade. A good idea is to paint all the way to the ceiling. This creates a cohesive feel to the space and keeps the room balanced and not too shaky.” Go from neutral to vibrant. Regarding this, she says: This is cheap and just what you need to fix or change in the future. ” Happy Painting!
Water-based paints are the most popular option for interior paints, such as latex paints and acrylic paints. Latex paint is more environmentally friendly, easy to clean, and suitable for interior walls and ceilings.
Before painting walls and ceilings, wipe the area with a wet towel and let it dry completely. Next, remove the old paint with a scraper or sandpaper to create a smooth surface. Finally, add a primer before adding new paint.