The “new year, new look” mantra is not
just for clothing, it is for houses too! Get on trend and give your
interior walls, built-in shelves or even your home’s exterior an update
with some of the top paint colors for 2021.
After a tumultuous 2020, homeowners
want a calming place to take sanctuary more than ever before. In 2021,
neutral paint colors provide just that. Neutral trends tend more
towards the warm side, with taupe, subdued blues and soft whites
emerging as top picks. Not only are these colors relaxing, but they
also provide a great backdrop for artwork or textiles you want to
display in the room.
Rich, Vibrant Tones
Vivid, jewel colors like ruby red,
teal and deep purple take the stage in 2021. These saturated colors
provide a dose of happiness and energy for everyone who enters the
room. If you are not sure if bold colors are right for you, take baby steps.
Start with an accent wall, built-in bookshelf, or fireplace
Light and Sunny
Yellow paint shades are having a
moment, particularly because of the joy and optimism the color brings
to mind. From bright to mellow, just about any shade of yellow will fit
the bill. If you want to achieve a light and airy look but do not love
yellow, try muted versions of pinks, greens, or lavender.
Be one with nature in 2021. Choose
earthy paint colors like dark brown, moss green and rich blue that are
reminiscent of colors you see outdoors. When brought inside, these
natural shades evoke a sense of coziness and comfort, something
everyone craves these days.
When it comes to exterior paint
colors, gray reigns as the top choice. Whether you choose a light,
neutral gray (like greige, a mixture of gray and beige), a dark
charcoal gray or a gray with blue or green undertones, you are sure to
achieve a beautiful modern look that will be the envy of the