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Is Millennial Pink Out? 5 Fresh Pastel Paint Color Ideas

Millennial Pink has long ruled as the color of choice for everything from interior design to parkas and stand mixers. But has the trend tide finally turned on the now-ubiquitous color? Here are some of our favorite new pastels.

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Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year, Revealed!

After 2017’s Greenery, a zesty shade of chartreuse, the color wheel has spun in the opposite direction of the spectrum to settle on… Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year. The blue-based purple references not only outer space, but inward reflection. According to Leatrice Eiseman,…

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Proof That Black Walls Can Work In Almost Any Room!

Deep and dramatic, black walls never fail to make a statement.

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18 Cozy Paint Color Ideas Inspired By Autumn

Bring warmth to your space long after the leaves have fallen.

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17 Stunning Ways To Decorate With Red

Make the most of this bold hue!

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3 Bright Ideas: Easy DIY Paint Projects To Try Now

See how H&H’s Reiko Caron created a two-tone panelled treatment on walls, refurbished an old dresser and gave new life to thrift store accessories.

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10 Paint Colors Inspiring H&H Editors Right Now

From soft pink to sage green, discover what shades we're dreaming of.

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15 Sunny Yellow Paint Ideas To Brighten Up Your Home

In our May 2017 issue, we shine the spotlight on the color we’re craving this season: forsythia. The hue of the sunny yellow flowers that grow from its namesake shrub every spring, forsythia ranges from butter yellow to marigold. This season, yellow is making a splash in both the design and…

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DIY: Ombré Coffee Table

Annie Sloan, author and creator of Chalk Paint™, shares how to make the Ombré Coffee Table from her new book, Annie Sloan Paints Everything. Ombré means “shaded” in French, and the gradual blending of colors on pieces of furniture seems to be a crossover idea from the world of fashion, where…

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Why Designers Love This Color That Reads As A Neutral

Browse 15 light and airy spaces painted in the soothing hue.

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What Paint Colors Are Most Popular In Canada?

Although Canadians are known for always saying, “Sorry,” they’re unapologetic about their love of neutrals. When we asked paint brands for their best-selling colors of all time, the results confirm Canucks can’t get enough grey, white and beige. Click through to discover each brand’s most popular shade.

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Paint Color Pick: White Tie by Farrow & Ball

The paint color: White Tie (2002) by Farrow & Ball is a warm, creamy white. Why we love it: This color replicates an Aran knit fisherman’s sweater to perfection, and is just as cozy. How to use it: White Tie is ideal for warming up a large room…

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Is Grey Out? 6 Neutral Paint Colors To Try Now

Assistant design editor Jen Masseau shares six shades she’s loving now. Grey has been the go-to neutral for those wanting an alternative to white, without committing to full-fledged color. But after the drab shade’s long popularity streak, we’re starting to see more and more spaces that prove a variety of other hues are…

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How Much Paint Do I Need?

You’ve mulled over the paint chips, chosen the color, and now you’re ready to purchase the paint — but how many cans will you need for your project? As a rule of thumb, 1 gallon of paint will cover 350-square-feet, but this formula is only a loose estimate. For a more reliable…

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Paint Color Pick: Inkling By Sico

The paint color: Inkling (6206-11) by Sico is a cool, greyed neutral. Why we love it: This silvery backdrop is quiet enough to let metallic finishes shine in the spotlight, and is particularly striking with dark floors and cerused wood. How to use it: Use a sophisticated hue like Inkling…