Mood-boosting colors for your home
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By Stacey Lindsay for Remodelista
Spring is finally here and rather than rely on soft, barely there pastels to usher in the new season, we've rounded up playful colors that will punch up your space. From saturated blues to sunny yellows, here are nine hues that will make you happy.
Go Green2 of 10
Green is known to inspire creativity, and used in a kitchen like British interior stylist Jane Cumberbatch's, it will stimulate even the most ho-hum chef. The radiant green walls remind us of a spring crop of farm-fresh veggies.
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Aqua Cool3 of 10
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Sun Daze4 of 10
Create a sunny room without the sun. A bright yellow sofa and accent wall help to evoke happiness inside—no matter what the weather is like outside.
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Beach Treat5 of 10
The sweetest of escapes: Martin Gomez Architects designed this idyllic home in Uruguay blurring the lines between indoors and out. Stripes of cotton candy blue and white are reminiscent of beach cabanas, giving the home a playful feel.
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No Shrinking Violet6 of 10
Although it's bright, blue-based lavenders, lilacs and violets bring a sense of peace to a space. At this bed and breakfast, the kitchen has become one of the most popular places for guests to gather.
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Fresh Squeezed7 of 10
Orange floors offer an undeniable zest of energy. Bright starburst pattern tiles from Popham Design give this room an uplifting punch of color.
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Blue Lagoon8 of 10
Blue and white tile sweeps along the walls and floors of this Hollywood loft kitchen. Shubin + Donaldson married rough and refined elements by incorporating vibrant Fez tiles, rustic reclaimed wood walls and industrial stainless steel cabinets.
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Candy Striper9 of 10
An easy way to add just the right dose of punchy pink with low commitment to your room is to add hand-painted border accents to your walls as seen in this design by Jane Cumberbatch.
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Kitchen Mixer10 of 10
The Northern California kitchen of Rick Grosberg and Lara Downes is the ultimate happy place. Cheerful hues pop against a bright white backdrop.