A few months ago, we shared with you a look at 2016’s spring color trends.
It came from the Pantone Color Institute, the world’s leading color experts. And while spring’s color trends were more lively, fall seems to be taking a slightly more muted approach.
This makes sense. Spring makes us think of life in bloom. The air is warming, things are growing. Fall is cooler and quieter, a time where we prepare to nest and look forward to sunnier weather.
“The desire for tranquility, strength, and optimism have inspired a Fall 2016 color palette that is led by the Blue family,” writes Leatrice Eiseman, the institute’s executive director. Continue Reading
Keep calm and enjoy yourself.
That seems to be the message coming from Pantone – the world’s foremost authority on color – about this spring’s color trends.
“Influenced by the world of art, the opening of global doors, and the desire to disconnect from technology and unwind, designers this season have gravitated toward a palette that is first and foremost calming,” Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman wrote recently. “Paying homage to the beauty of natural resources, colors emerging in the spring collections serve as vehicles that transport wearers to more tranquil, mindful environs which encourage relaxation first, followed by curiosity and exploration.” How perfect for those of us who love country decor. We’ve always enjoyed incorporating motifs from nature, and making our homes peaceful, cozy retreats.
Trees are in bloom, birds are singing, and you’ve been bitten by the remodeling bug, deciding to use this season of sun and warmth to give the rooms in your home a new look.
The foundation for your decor is color, setting the tone before you hang your pictures and add your knick-knacks. Cool colors can make your space feel relaxed, warmer tones can make it feel energized.
Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to find the right shade for your rooms, and the choice is something people can agonize over.
That’s where Piper Classic’s Country Color Guide comes in. Inside, you’ll find nine different country-flavored color ideas, each designed to give your room a different look and feel.
We want you to use it to get an idea of what colors work for your home.
Color can be intimidating and we want our customers to feel confident in colors that make a statement and add extra interest to a room.