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Bright New Colors Leap into Spring!

Spring is finally here, and I feel a resurgence of energy in anticipation of beautiful weather ahead!
In decorating this spring, the color palette is filled with bright, vivid hues that reflect bright, luminous tones. Hot colors such as vivid orange, peppy yellow and brilliant red are popular this spring in decorating. Also included in the spring color selection are verdant green, bright pink, zingy turquoise and teal, and rich plums and indigo. Wow – what a selection!
I love these colors when used as accents against neutral backgrounds - such as white, black, grey and beige. They make a bold statement in decorating, especially when used with contemporary or mid-century furniture. I feel like I’m back in the '70s!
On my blog last November, I had predicted that Hot Pink would be hot in 2012 – but I may have to retract that prediction. My crystal ball was off a little - I now believe that Vibrant Orange is the HOT color for decorating in 2012 (but of course, you can always pair Hot Pink with Vibrant Orange for an electrifying color combination!)
If you’re ready to add some punch to your color scheme this spring – consider one of the dazzling colors I mentioned above. If you’re not ready to make a huge decorating change, try adding these beautiful colors in accessorizing your home, maybe your bathroom or kitchen; or add a couple of pillows to your sofa (as long as it doesn’t clash with your d├ęcor). They’ll give you a LIFT for spring!
As always, Happy Decorating everyone!

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