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Get a Jump Start on the Season – Popular Paint Trends for 2017 and Beyond

If you are looking for a small change that will make a big difference, just pick up your paintbrush. Putting on a fresh coat of paint is one of the surest, and least expensive, ways to give your tired old rooms new life.

Whether you plan to paint a single room or the whole house, you need to know the latest trends in painting. Paint may seem like a timeless home improvement, but as of 2017, it is clear that there are some emerging trends. Here are some of the hottest painting trends for the spring season and beyond.

White and Light

White paint never goes out of style, and you cannot go wrong with this classic shade. The great thing about white is that it is not a single color but a range of stunning shades. From the living room to the bedroom to the whole house, it is hard to beat the beauty, and the clean lines, of stunning white.

Contrasting Shades

White is in, but it does not have to stand on its own. More and more homeowners are incorporating contrasting shades into their painting projects, using dark shades to make the trim stand out, adding a beautiful border to the top of the room and even painting the ceiling in a contrasting shade.

Modem software allows homeowners to experiment with these contrasting shades without every picking up a paintbrush. If you want to see what hunter green trim will look like in your stark white living room, you can see the results with the click of a mouse. If you like what you see, you can head to the paint store to make it real. If not, you can start over and keep trying new contrasting shades.

Perfect Pastels

Pastel is in for 2017, but for many homeowners it never went out of style. Pastel shades are perfect for the bathroom and kitchen, but light shades of blues, reds and pinks can also look great in the bedroom and the living room.

Pastel shades are soothing and beautiful in almost any setting, and those newly painted walls will look spectacular when paired with LED lamps and other modern lighting options. Before you know it, your room will have a whole new look, and you will have a home you can be proud of.

Painting is the perfect spring home improvement. A single coat of paint can transform the entire look and feel of your home, and when the job is done, you can step back and admire your work.