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Houzz.com | Inspiration and Details
No list of design inspiration is complete without Houzz.com. This site is a great place to start if you're in the early planning stages of a decorating project. You'll not only find plenty of decorating and color inspiration but with the commenting feature, you can ask about specific paint colors used in the project photos. Your Houzz "ideabook" lets you build a visual collection of your favorite colors, projects, and products on Houzz.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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Sherwin-Williams | Paint Color and Project Inspiration
Paint Color Inspiration From Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams.com is more than just a site for paint color selection. On Sherwin-Williams' site, you'll find gorgeous color inspiration photos, and their ColorSnap® paint color visualizer tool. HGTV Home has partnered with Sherwin-Williams to offer paint and wallpaper collections in the top interior colors.
If you're looking for more than just color inspiration, the Sherwin-Williams site also offers lots of DIY help and tutorials for your next home decorating project. Be sure to check out their ColorSnap app for your mobile phone or tablet, to take paint color matching on the road.Continue to 3 of 14 below.
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House of Turquoise | More Than Just Turquoise
See How a Passion for Color Created an Interior Design Sensation
Yes, Houseofturquoise.com was created around the love of the color turquoise, but it's so much more. Finding color inspiration can often start with one favorite color, and the House of Turquoise shows you how to start with that color and create an entire room around it without overdoing it.
Of course, if you happen to love turquoise or aqua, this site is a dream come true. You'll find gorgeous room photos, products, and lots of color inspiration. House of Turquoise is also a perfect design site find if beach-inspired decorating is your style.
Erin Moser started the House of Turquoise blog in 2007 as a way to share her "obsession" with the color turquoise. Her blog has grown and evolved but has always stayed true to its turquoise roots.Continue to 4 of 14 below.
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DesignSeeds.com | For All Who Love Color
Find Inspiration in Nature With Design Seeds Color Palettes
If you're a lover of color palettes and combinations, DesignSeeds.com is a must-visit site. In this uniquely creative community, hundreds of hand-curated color palettes are created using natural settings as inspiration. DesignSeeds.com should be your first stop when you're looking for color inspiration for your home. On the easily navigated site, you will find color combinations you may have never considered before.
Jessica Colaluca created Design Seeds in 2009 when she took the leap from her successful and creative corporate art career, to create an online color blog. Design Seeds started as a visual blog and has evolved into an international community of creatives who love the beauty and color of nature.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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BenjaminMoore.com | Paint Color Inspiration and Tips
Benjamin Moore Inspires With Gorgeous Colors and Room Photos
BenjaminMoore.com is filled with paint color choices. The lush website features Benjamin Moore's rich paint color collections in an easy to navigate space. Beyond the paint colors in their classic collections, Benjamin Moore's Affinity and Historical Collections give you a more curated approach to choosing a color. Looking at hundreds of paint colors online can be overwhelming, starting your search with smaller collections can make color selection much easier.
Benjamin Moore's Color Capture® App can help you match a paint color to your favorite fabrics, flowers, or anything that can be scanned with your smartphone. The colors may vary slightly from the original color, but the app is a great tool for finding color inspiration.Continue to 6 of 14 below.
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David Bromstad | A Color Splash
David Bromstad, the Original Design Star
David Bromstad was the first HGTV Design Star winner, earning him his own show on the network. His fun and energetic personality coupled with his unequaled vision for color and interior design earned him repeat seasons and new show opportunities. David's Color Splash on HGTV is a visual treat for color-lovers, with every project centering on a fresh color palette.
Bromstad.com is just as inspiring as you would expect, with vibrant colors and beautiful photos of design projects. David has also launched a line of decor with Grandin Road featuring stylish and trendsetting products in his lively color palettes.Continue to 7 of 14 below.
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Spoonflower | Create Your Own Fabric and Wallpaper
Yes! You Can Design Your Own Decor Fabric and Wallpaper
Sometimes, the color inspiration is an inside job. You can tap into your own color inspiration with Spoonflower.com. This unique site gives you unlimited options to create your own fabric or wallpaper. Creating your textiles based on the exact color and style you love, is pure genius. There is no need to search for the perfect fabric or wallpaper if you can design and order your own.
If you're not ready to design your own fabric and wallpaper, you can also search and buy the perfect designs by artists and creative users of the site. Spoonflower is more than just color inspiration eye candy, this site can ignite your decorating creativity.Continue to 8 of 14 below.
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Bright.Bazaar Blog | Color Takes Center Stage Here
"Beige Is Boring!" - Will of Bright.Bazaar
Will, who founded Bright.Bazaar in 2009, has the perfect tagline for his site: "Make you smile style." Will describes his site as "one of the world’s best-known blogs for both color ideas, and make-you-smile style inspiration across the home, travel and fashion categories." Spending even a few minutes at Bright.Bazaar and you'll agree, this a site where color inspiration lives. Will has an eye for color, and for design. On the blog, you'll find the color and decorating ideas, but be sure to check out his travel and fashion photographs for inspiration, too.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Inspired by Charm | an Inspiring Life
A Lifestyle Blog That Delivers Style and Charm With Total Authenticity
Inspired by Charm is a creative gift from Michael Wurm, Jr., to anyone lucky enough to visit his blog. This lifestyle blog has plenty of colorful interior photos for inspiration, and fresh entertaining idea, in an authentic and engaging style.
When you visit Inspired by Charm, be sure to check out the DIY page for stylish projects for your home. You'll find his easy home DIY projects like the "beachbum terrarium," and the 10-Minute DIY Artwork.Continue to 10 of 14 below.
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Pinterest | All About Color Inspiration
Pinterest is the Perfect Social Media Site for Finding Color Inspiration
If you could choose only one social media site or app for color inspiration, Pinterest would be the top choice every time. If you're looking for color inspiration or maybe kitchen ideas on Pinterest, you have access to over 100 million users who are sharing images.
On Pinterest, you can follow your favorite decor brands, retailers, and paint companies, to follow the latest decorating and color trends. Pinterest is also the best design site for discovering new designers and trends by using the search tool.
You can use Pinterest as a clipboard for your own projects, or wishlists, by pinning the color and decor you love on your own boards. Collaborating with others on a shared Pinterest board is an easy way to get instant feedback on your decorating ideas.Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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Graham & Brown | Wallpaper is Hotter and More Colorful Than Ever
Find Color Inspiration With Contemporary Wallpaper
Wallpaper has made a huge comeback in the interior design world. Browsing the wallpaper of Graham & Brown can inspire you to create a new color scheme or redecorate a space with wallpaper. The glamorous wallpaper styles are perfect for an accent wall, foyer, or behind a headboard, to create visual interest. Your new color scheme can be inspired by the wallpaper you choose.
You'll want to visit the site's Inspiration and Advice blog for ideas and help with choosing wallpaper for your space. Graham & Brown's blog post, "Using Metallics for a Cosy Home," is filled with gorgeous metallic color inspiration for traditional or contemporary decorating styles.Continue to 12 of 14 below.
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Gardenista | Bringing Color Inspiration Inside
Outdoor Color Inspiration, Indoors
Gardenista is the inspiring outdoor decorating and DIY site brought to you by the creators of the always stylish Remodelista, "the Sourcebook for Considered Living." The Gardenista site is filled with color inspiration from flowers, plants, and outdoor decor. The lush Photo Gallery is a rich collection of colorful gardens and outdoor spaces that can be the basis for an indoor or outdoor decorating project at home.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Farrow & Ball | Innovative and Inspiring Paint Colors
Farrow & Ball Does Color Differently, and it's Totally Inspiring
Farrow & Ball is a unique paint retailer that offers a small paint color palette. With saturated and natural colors, Farrow & Ball doesn't need to have eighty shades of beige or every possible paint color. The luscious hues on the site are presented as color inspiration. The blue and green colors of Farrow & Ball are natural and dreamy and can give you a break from the color overload that you can experience while choosing paint colors.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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Kaffe Fassett Studio | These Fabrics Will Inspire You
Colorful Fabrics Provide Unlimited Color Inspiration
Fabric is an amazing source of decorating color inspiration. The artists who create fabric designs put together their own color palettes for each design. You can use their color expertise to create your own palette in your home. The fabrics of Kaffe Fassett use color in bold and unexpected ways.
The Kaffee Fassett Studio fabrics are perfect for adding a pop of color to a room or creating a focal point through drapes or bedding. Take time to browse through the gallery on the Kaffe Fassett site if you're feeling stuck with neutral colors and would like to explore new ideas.