Pantone surprised us all when they selected not one but two colors for their 2016 Color of the Year. The pink and blue are a softer approach, in great contrast with the deep Marsala red that was chosen last year. The aim is to bring feelings of calm and tranquility and I think most homeowners would love to introduce those sentiments throughout their home. Simple pieces or an accent wall can have a big impact. Today we will take a look at ways to incorporate Rose Quartz pink and Serenity blue into your home decor for 2016.
In the past two decades, kitchens have become one of the most important and versatile rooms in the house. They serve multiple functions for today’s homeowners and are a popular gathering space for friends, family, and guests. You might say the kitchen is the social hub of the house. With its rise in stature, the kitchen has become a focal point for interior design and custom woodwork. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the options available for custom cabinetry. More than a product of mere functionality—as it was in years past—kitchen cabinets today give homeowners an opportunity for self-expression and have a significant impact on the overall feel and ambiance of a home. Let’s look at some of the latest cabinet trends for 2015 as surveyed by HGTV and Better Homes and Gardens.