We must agree that there is a comfort in the familiar, non-glaring, neutral color palettes of 2018. We have stated palettes as we can clearly box them in two categories: earth tones and cool tones. Here are our picks for 2018:
Shades of gray have steadily infiltrated the neutral realm in the past few years. Homeowners have embraced these sophisticated colors due to their versatility.
A deeply complex Gray, this color is definitely a go-to neutral. Our Gray Rustic shade is the perfect blend of rich earth tones mixed with a dash of sophisticated gray, a harmonious pairing of both traditional and modern. We love how the undertones in this shade appear to shift throughout the day depending on the lighting. Talk about creating visual interest!
A cool neutral color, Pearl Gray is a lighter tone gray with a tinge of luminosity . Incredibly versatile color, this shade can suit traditional and modern architecture. Combining this neutral with white will create a clean crisp look, and pairing it with darker trims will add a touch of brooding drama. This color exudes refined elegance without being overbearing.
Granite is a mid-tone gray mixed with blue undertones. This color can handle bright, vibrant accessories without being overshadowed, perhaps a red door, spice colored gables or deep blue shutters, let your inner artist be inspired. This cooler, stormy neutral will enhance your home’s beauty by creating the perfect backdrop.
Pulling from various warm shades, earth tones are normally muted and soothing. Colors in this palette work well with a multitude of tones.
Almond is a light neutral with extremely subtle creamy undertones. This quiet color will marry well with darker earth tones; use these to highlight your home’s architecture without distracting from its delicate beauty. This timeless color will never look out of place and will remain classic go-to shade.
Coffee is a classic, no-nonsense neutral color. This color is a bit lighter than khaki but offers all its warmth. This mid-tone shade creates a pure, calming canvas which can be dressed in a multitude of ways. Pair it with natural colored trims to bring forth its organic side. Combining it with dark contemporary colors will make these shades stand out even more.
Khaki is a wonderfully unobtrusive neutral. This deeper earth tone, can be found in almost all our collections. This shade can suit all types of homes, making it consistently a top selling color. It can be dressed up with bold trims and accents or paired up with neutrals to further enhance its softness. Embraced its comforting versatility.
Don’t think of neutrals as the bland, safe choice these shades reveal their full complexity with their undertones. Remember to take these into consideration when choosing accessories and accents.
Whether you choose cool or earth tones, we are sure these colors will be the front runners for years to come no matter the trend.
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