8 Refreshing Color Combos We're Absolutely Loving Right Now

These unexpected color combos are hot, hot, hot right now. Ready to update your home's color schemes?

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As those of us with dyed hair know, there's nothing like a color refresh to help you feel energized and ready to take on the world. And yep, believe it or not, the same is true in your home.

If you're feeling a little bored with the color story that's currently unfolding in your space, then it might be time for a change. So fire up a new "color inspiration" Pinterest board and start here with some of our brand-new favorite color combo trends for spring and summer.

Soft Gray + Royal Blue + Raspberry

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This space has a feminine vibe which works well with this fresh color combo. The bright colors pair beautifully with the neutral soft gray paint to create a space full of texture. If you're looking to go a bit bolder in your space, this combo would be a great place to start. By keeping the bright colors focused more on the accessories, you'll give yourself a lot of room to play with the overall feel of the room.

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Coral + Teal + Cabana Pink

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This is another bold color combo that somehow manages to balance itself out and not feel overwhelming. Choosing a cool blue-green hue for the walls allows the other bright colors to play off a solid base. Despite the variety of patterns, tones and fabrics, everything feels pulled together and purposeful.

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Navy + Orange + Linen

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I like to call this color combo "amped-up neutral." This space is a perfect example of the flexibility you have to add color and make a big design statement when you start with a calm, neutral base. And while navy is the more prominent color on the striped walls, the pop of orange really adds a fun twist.

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Teal + Gray + Chocolate Brown

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If you were actually allowed to marry your favorite color combos, teal, soft gray, chocolate brown and I would be on our honeymoon right now in Italy. For me, this combo has it all; it's sophisticated and classic but also a bit unexpected and fun. The dark brown accents in this space are a perfect complement to the soft gray elements, and the teal accent wall is the va-va-voom piece that pulls the room together.

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Turquoise + Yellow + Deep Blue

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I'm a big lover of dark paint colors and have always personally disagreed with advice to not paint smaller spaces a dark shade. There is just a warmth and coziness that comes along with a dark, rich paint color that is hard to recreate with lighter shades. This is a great example of a dark paint color paired with lighter, brighter accessories which creates a combo that is truly cozy to the max. The large piece of artwork pulls the whole thing together flawlessly.

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Kelly Green + White + Lemon Yellow

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A kid's room is a fun place to experiment with color and push your boundaries, and this example is proof that sometimes it's actually pretty easy to be green (sorry, Kermit). This color combo is fresh, zesty and completely unexpected, which is why it works so well. Wallpaper is a great way to bring in some interest and pattern with a bolder scheme like this one, and if you choose a temporary wallpaper, you could always switch things up in the future.

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White + Burnt Sienna + Black

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Black paint might seem scary until you see a space like this one. Black paint can really be a game changer when it comes to completely transforming the look of a space. Paired with white trim, furniture and accessories, it remains one of the most classic color combos in existence. The addition of a sleek painted door in burnt sienna elevates the space even further.

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Sky Blue + Plum + Black

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This space has me thinking about something that never occurred to me before: can plum be a neutral? Yep, I think it can be! Even though this is a cool-toned color combo, it somehow still manages to feel so warm and inviting. If you want to try out a color experiment, a guest bedroom is a great place to give it a whirl. And again: don't feel like you have to jump straight into changing up your paint colors; experimenting with colorful art, decor, accessories or linen can sometimes be just the color injection you need.

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