As the seasons change, so do the colour schemes. Summer 2019 is perfect time for stepping out of your comfort zone and bringing bold, unique colours into your home. In winter months, we tend to take comfort in neutrals, but with summer comes a happy, bright, and creative atmosphere. The colours in your home should align with that. Take a look at some of the most popular shades for this summer.
It’s safe to say that pink has shed its ever known feminine status and has become a widely used colour in home design. But, not just any pink. In recent years, a new shade called millennial pink has become increasingly popular. Millennial pink is more muted than your traditional pink; a combination of salmon, peach, and rose. It has subtle white undertones while still retaining its fierce pink personality. You’ll continue to see this colour pop up more this summer. Chairs, tables, bedding, and walls are great examples of where to implement this colour.
There’s no denying that yellow is a powerful colour, but that hasn’t prevented people from using it. This summer it’s being used more and more within the realm of home décor. Yellow, especially citron yellow, induces a warm and cheery feeling that is a great addition to the atmosphere of any home. Brighten up some darker spaces like a bathroom or bedroom by introducing this summery shade. Use citron yellow on your walls, chairs or bedding for a wow factor. If you want to tame it down, then think accent pieces. Pillows, artwork, and lamps are all beautiful touches.
Hunter green is back on the rise this summer. Green in general is a staple colour that complements everything from natural elements like wood and plants, brick, stainless steel, tile and more. Hunter green is a shade the embodies this characteristic in a more rich and sultry way. It’s an eye catching colour but still seems to have a cooling and relaxing effect on a room. Limitless in home décor, you can add hunter green to any furniture or space depending on the look you’re going for.
Coral has been increasing in popularity for a while now and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Named Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2019, you’re going to want to have this colour in your home. It’s a unique, under-the-sea-like shade that brings character to any room it’s implemented in. It’s a saturated orange tone that, like most bright colours, can be used as a statement or with accent pieces. Couches, bedding, walls, or cabinetry work well for statements. Alternatively, pillows, throw blankets, vases, and kitchenware are stunning accent pieces. As a colour that’s associated with warmth, coral brings a sense of comfort and serenity to a home.
Caribbean blue is exactly like the name. It’s the colour of the mesmerizing blue water off the coast of the Virgin Islands. It’s a bright yet refreshing shade for summer, matching up best with wood or other neutrals. This is a great paint colour for a summer themed room or a kid’s playroom. You could also add chairs in this colour or beautiful throw pillows and artwork. Playful yet tranquil, Caribbean blue is an instant mood lifter in any space.
Now that you know the trending colours of the summer, the rest is up to you. Take these colours and run with them. With full freedom to decorate your home, you can certainly find a space to implement these colours to make bold, vibrant changes.