Before: Outdated KitchenBromstad shows how to easily incorporate even the boldest, trendiest colors into your home. He takes to the streets to find the hottest colors of the moment and helps three homeowners figure out which colors they love and how to use it to create an inspirational space.
The gray countertops combined with the dark and dreary green create a very dull kitchen, and they're ready for a change.
After: Warm and VibrantTo add a bold punch to the space, they use vibrant red glass tiles for the backsplash, and a new dark countertop is the perfect contrast to the light yellow cabinets.
Design Tip: When painting over a dark color, don't forget to use primer, which helps paint adhere to walls and gives the walls a more uniform appearance.
Before: Barren Living RoomThe living room is the first thing seen when walking into the house, but there's no impact. Bromstad notes that their stylish modern furniture is in a neutral shade, which is a great palette to start with and he'll be able to add color easily.
After: Complementary StyleThe focal wall is painted orange, while the remaining walls get a neutral treatment. A horizontal stripe along the walls brings structure and adds visual interest to the space.
Design Tip: Complementary colors sit directly opposite each other on the color wheel.
Before: Lackluster Master BedroomThey want a calm, serene retreat and would like to incorporate Moroccan elements in the design.
After: Spa-Like RetreatNew white furniture, accents of chocolate brown and Moroccan accessories complete the new look.
Design Tip: Natural elements such as house plants can contribute to the color scheme in a room.