As we bid farewell to 2018 and gear up to welcome 2019, let’s go a notch above and repaint our home to celebrate the New Year with freshness. Sometimes a fresh coat of paint can re-energize the home and fill it with all the positive vibe we were looking for; and that it exactly what we want for our home. Isn’t it? From what colour will suit in each individual room to following a theme for the entire home, choosing the colour for painting is a daunting task. The professionals have forecasted the paint colours which will be trending in the coming year. So today to make your work easy, our interior designers and decorators have picked up 10 best colour ideas to fill up your home with. Have a look!
Soft and calm tone of creamy colour on the wall is comfortable and welcoming. The beauty of this colour is that it will never go out of style and you won’t have to change the furnishing to go with it. The comforting hues of cream go comfortably with any colour of furniture and furnishing and harmonize with any décor. Take a quick survey of your home and if you think the space needs to be brighten up then definitely go for creamy shades.
It’s a universal fact; fashion repeats itself. The rusty shade of brown which was popular in bygone era is back with a bang in fresh shade with a new name. The nature has given unique and various shades to mushroom and man took the inspiration from it to replicate those unique shades on their home walls. The mushroom shade is one of the favourite colour trends to follow and replicate in 2019 and this gender neutral colour will remain trendy and fresh for long. Mushroom paint on the wall will look great with natural colours of furniture and furnishing.
Think of the colour palette and then select it in its muted tone. Modern décor trend is minimalist which is flattered by muted tones of your favourite colours. Blue-green shade is loved by most of us and it goes well in any room of our home. The beauty of this shade is that it can survive alone or can be combined with white, cream or grey to give the room a modern feel. Misty hue of blue-green will surely bring in the serene calmness that you wished for right into your home.
Beige and browns are outdated! Evoke the earthy tone and tinkle your romance with earthy tones by falling in love with soft clay paints which is new trend to follow in this New Year. From predictable shade of brown to the modern hue of terra cotta, clove, caramel and burnt orange; these new colours will bring in fresh energy and personality into the home décor. Boost these unusual clay colours on all the walls of the room or accentuate just a single wall and feel the change in mood and atmosphere it will bring. Above all, flaunt it with style. Even the name of colours will become a conversation starter.
For those who miss those warmth of orange and richness of gold on the wall which is now old-fashioned; revive the love for those shocking shades in its modern avatar of mustard. Mustard colour creates the same rich accent but in a subtle tone. However, when painting with mustard, go for accent walls instead of colouring the whole room with it. Use the shade to highlight the décor and create an illusion of depth with it. This colour will look best when used judiciously.
The freshness is green is evergreen and it brings us closer to the nature. From light to dark, this colour of nature has the power to emulate the power of nature on the walls of home with equal zeal. It will bring in the healing power of nature inside your home. However, the designers suggest to use the smartly. In a well-lit relatively large room, this colour looks magical. But in small room it will make the room feel cramped and darker. The best thing is that instead of following the trend go with your preference and personal style. There is numerous shade of green to choose from. If you want to paint your room in green, go for it and paint your room in the hue of green.
The serene softness of pastel tone has a soothing and calming effect on nerves. The understated energy of its gender neutral shade is perfect for any room or common area of the home like the kitchen and bathroom. Pastel shades also go best if you want to highlight the simplicity and minimalist décor of the home. Opt for muted pastel shade in kitchen cabinet, bathroom or bedroom and let them be washed out by the coolness of the colour filling it with calm energy even in the extreme Indian summers.
Blue in its various hues and numerous names like charcoal blue, grey-blue, ice blue and powder blue is an all time favourite with designers and home makers when it comes to casual approach in home décor. With endless number of shades of blue, you can go for any combination, mixing and matching with numerous other colours which are compatible to it or use its different shade for adorn the walls of single room; the charm with blue is that it will make the room soothing calm with its mere presence. However, avoid the darker shade of blue in small space as it will make the space look darker and cramped. Also the darker shade of blue is old now. The modern trend is muted shades of blue, go for it.
Though grey in its many shades is gaining popularity as a modern alternative to neutral shades on the wall, there is something unusually appealing in Lilac shade of grey that is all set to become a popular choice in modern homes. It’s a warm shade that makes the space lively and is gender neutral too. So it can be used anywhere in the home without being judged. Grey has now become favourite colour of modern home owners and designers. In a subtle tone of Lilac, a refreshing warm freshness will be brought into any room of the home which will make the space come alive.
Replace the blank white walls with silver-grey shade of pewter which provides almost a blank canvas but with rich metallic hue. The pewter shade is so rich and elegant in its look and feel that you can paint the entire home with it. This is one shade which will rule 2019 and will remain trendy in near future too.