Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. No matter what space, shade, or aesthetic you're looking for, we've got ideas. And then we've got some more ideas. We compiled all our best paint color advice in one place to make it even easier. By the time you're done with this story, you'll have your paint woes all solved.
What's the quickest, easiest makeover you can do? Paint your front door a bright, bold color.
Picking a swatch you both agree on is already a struggle, but finding a hue kids can grow into is even tougher. Make sure your choice is fun, but still stands the test of time. This sky blue is totally versatile.
White isn't the only option for a small space. Darker shades can play up the size and make it feel cozier.
Whether you love it or hate it, purple is here to stay. Play around with shades, from lilac to aubergine.
PSA: Color psychology is a thing. The right soothing hue can work wonders for your mind and soul. You might think that only works for pale blues, but the contrast of a light and dark color — or, in this case, off-white walls with chocolate brown and deep blue accents — has a powerful effect. "The darker color grounds the room, and then the lighter runs right up to the ceiling and makes it feel higher. It creates this serene atmosphere," designer Laura Bohn told us.
Make sure your room looks its best-ever by choosing go-to flattering shades. Yes, that's really a thing. Spoiler: It's usually pink or blue.
Colors can make your space look younger — you just have to choose the right one. These are the best hues for taking the years off.