America the Beautiful
Wondering which paint colors will be hot this year? Wonder no more. According to the Paint Quality Institute, the 2012 paint palette will draw heavily from the natural colors in the American landscape. So if you’re thinking about repainting your home’s interior this year, you’d do well to take inspiration from the colors found in our country’s native plants and flowers, oceans and lakes, and rocks and minerals. Keep reading to find out the top color picks, plus two more paint and decorating trends that will take off in 2012.
Green, From Farm to Forest
Greens, ranging from celery and asparagus to fir and fern, allow homeowners to bring the comforting feelings of the world outside into the world within. Dining rooms and kitchens are the natural spots for trendy greens, but the color would also work well in family rooms and bedrooms.