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Using 2024’s Colors of the Year in Your Home

Peach Fuzz
In 2024, peach is in!

Using 2024’s Colors of the Year in Your Home


Every year, top paint companies share their color of the year, and 2024 is no exception. The 2024 Colors of the Year are vibrant and beautiful, and can bring an entirely new feel to your home.


In this article, we’ll talk about how you can keep up with color trends to express yourself in your home, no matter what style you have.


2024 Top Colors from Leading Paint Brands


This year, just like the past several years, companies like Pantone and Sherwin-Williams revealed their colors of the year. This year’s colors are gorgeous and inspiring, and give a lot of room for interpretation when it comes to interior design.


Pantone is leading the way with Peach Fuzz, a delicate shade that perfectly blends pink and orange together. Though the tone is soft, it’s nothing short of gorgeous and is the perfect shade for many rooms and accents in your home. It’s best described as warm and cozy, so we recommend it for inviting living spaces.


Sherwin-Williams is on the other end of the spectrum with Upward, a soft, cool grey-blue tone that brings together neutral and calming. It’s a lovely color for spaces in which you need to wind down, like a bedroom or a casual home office.


Other companies have chosen their own colors, but Peach Fuzz and Upward are the most popular for 2024. Each of these colors brings its own unique character to the stage, as each invokes different emotions from those looking at them. These emotional responses can help you choose where to best use these colors this year.


Incorporating These Colors into Your Custom Home


Using these colors is more than just splashing some paint on a few walls. These colors can help you create a new atmosphere in your home - one that accurately reflects your personality.


Living Rooms


Living rooms should ideally be warm and inviting for all guests and family members. For that reason, we would recommend warmer shades like Peach Fuzz. You can color all of the walls with this new color, or you can choose a select accent wall to use this color on. If you’re feeling particularly artsy, you could even draw specific accents like lines or spots with this color for a nice image.


Bedrooms


Bedrooms are places to wind down and snooze for the day. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, having a calm and serene bedroom is something that can set the tone for the day. For this reason, we recommend cooler tones like Upward to give that soft and relaxing vibe.


However, warm tones like Peach Fuzz can also be used nicely, making your room feel cozier for nap time. Consider complimenting these tones with new bedding and curtains in similar hues.


Kitchens


Kitchens are one of those spaces that can really go either way. Some people like a nice bright, warm kitchen, and others like a cooler more relaxing kitchen. Decide which vibe you want your kitchen to have and choose a color from there.


If you want a recommendation, consider using brighter shades for cabinets or backsplashes, and softer tones for walls for a more balanced look.


Color Trends and Knoxville’s Unique Style


Knoxville has a unique architectural style that’s a blend of historic charm and modern flair. These 2024 colors of the year look great in any of them. Local homeowners have skillfully used these hues in their custom homes to create both timeless and trendy living spaces.


Our recommendation is to always use these colors in a way that respects the home’s character while still giving it some modern vibrancy.


DIY Tips for Homeowners


For those wanting to DIY their way into a new color this year, consider these top tips:


  1. Choose the right paint: the last thing you want to do is cheap out on some sub-par paint. Always choose high-quality paint for the best coverage and finish possible.

  2. Prep your space: Properly prep your space for the best results. This means cleaning the walls and taping off edges with painter's tape to give you a more professional look.

  3. Don’t be afraid to start small: Painting just one wall or piece of furniture can make a huge difference. Don’t be afraid to start small and go from there!


Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Options


Beauty doesn’t have to come at the cost of harming the earth. There are now many eco-friendly captions when it comes to home paints. Eco-friendly paints can not only reduce environmental impact, but can also give you healthier indoor air quality. There are many stores in Knoxville that offer these alternative paints, so it’s easy to find options that are sustainable.


Final Thoughts


Remember that these colors of the year are more than just what’s popular. These new colors are ways to help you express your personality and style your space in a way that makes you proud.


Whether you’re painting a whole room or just one chair, we’re sure your final project will come out beautiful. To learn more about the Red Door Homes process, reach out to us using our Contact Form. We’d love to help you make your dream home a reality.


FAQ


How often do color trends change, and why is it important to keep up?


Color trends typically shift annually, but the essence of a color can last several years. Staying current with these trends can help keep your home looking fresh and modern.


Can these colors be used in exterior home design?


Absolutely! Consider the architectural style and surrounding landscape when choosing exterior colors. A pop of a trendy color on the front door can be a delightful touch.


Are these colors suitable for all room sizes and lighting conditions?


Yes, but the key is balance. Lighter tones can make small rooms feel bigger, while darker colors create intimacy in larger spaces. Experiment with lighting to see how it affects the color at different times of day.


How can I blend these colors with my existing furniture and decor?


Start with small accents like cushions, rugs, or art. These can introduce the new color without overwhelming your existing decor. Balance is crucial - too much of a bold color can overpower a room.


Where in Knoxville can I find these paint colors and professional advice?


Knoxville is home to many excellent paint stores and interior design studios. They can provide both the colors and the expert advice to help you integrate these trends into your home.



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