8 Brilliant Paint Color Trends

Energize rooms with vivid hues inspired by the hot days of summer. Try one of these up-to-the-minute paint colors.

  • Pink Teen Bathroom

    Vibrant Pink

    Punch up a bathroom with hot pink. Designer Cindy Aplanalp uses an intense version of a favorite girly shade to contrast with the white and black tile of this teen's bathroom. Try Pratt & Lambert's Fuchsia Bright to achieve a similar look.

  • Classic Bedroom Desk

    Bright and Serene

    Eye-popping yet soothing, this watery hue provides the ideal background for a teen's study area designed by RMSer angelineguido. Try Behr's Gem Turquoise to achieve a similar look.

  • Sparkling, Sunny Dining Room Alive with Style

    Sunny Shade

    Always ready to brighten a room is yellow. Designer Lori Dennis paints stripes in this cozy breakfast nook to add sophistication. Try Glidden's Vintage Yellow to achieve a similar look.

  • Traditional Dining Room

    Ocean Blue

    Graceful and calming, a dark blue envelopes a space. RMSer Tetbury also uses the power of repetition by choosing a paint color that reflects her collection of dishes. Try Farrow & Ball's Cook's Blue to achieve a similar look.

  • Bold Hues

    Warm coral evokes a tropical vibe, even when miles away from the beach. To continue the coastal theme, designer David Bromstad also paints the sideboard a relaxing blue. For the coral walls, he uses Benjamin Moore's Coral Glow, while the sideboard is painted with Santa Clara.

  • Up in the Sky

    Bring a clear blue sky to your room by painting the ceiling. For the 2010 HGTV Green Home, designer Linda Woodrum uses Sherwin Williams Stream (SW6499) to create a sky-inspired ceiling in the tower room.

  • beautiful bathroom tile work

    Citrus Inspiration

    A great paint color completely transforms a room. Designer Erica Islas uses a tangerine hue to complement the dark blue tiles of this Spanish-inspired bathroom. Try Olympics's Honey Toast to achieve a similar look.

  • Deck the Halls

    Clean Green

    Designer Shelly Riehl David uses a pale avocado in this sophisticated walkway to create a fresh and inviting atmosphere. Try Dutch Boy's Marsh Green to achieve a similar look.

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