Best Paint Colors

June 13, 2016

Editor’s Inspiration: Cottage Paint Ideas To Try This Summer

Design editor Morgan Michener shares the cottage paint colors and projects inspiring her now. 

Morgan-Michener-FeaturedImgCottages let us escape the hustle and bustle of city life, reconnect with nature and enjoy some truly peaceful moments. So it should come as no surprise that quiet, neutral palettes abound in the cottages we feature in H&H. But when colors do appear, they really make an impact. Often they’re hues drawn from nature: a slate grey taken from a wall of granite, a dark green from shadowy woods. Other times they’re classic primary hues: a not-a-cloud-in-the-sky blue or juicy red. If you’d like to inject some color into your cottage this year, here are some of my favorite paint projects, large and small — perfect for your next getaway.