Tips for Using and Choosing Bold and Bright Paint Colors

Spring has sprung and I know many of us are looking for ways to bring in color and today I wanted to show you how you can add subtle pops of color in areas throughout a home.

One of the best spots in a home to dip your toes in the bold and bright waters is to paint the front door. The front door is such a great spot to try a bold color because its not a big commitment and it does so much for curb appeal (it can also be easily changed):

A great way to test out a color is to paint two poster boards using a small sample pot of color and tape them to your front door. Whenever you are test sampling a higher pigmented color, be sure and paint at least three coats on your sample board to see the true color. Once you tape your poster boards to your door, head out to your curb and see what you think.

Another easy way to add a subtle pop of color is on an accent wall somewhere in your home:

Again, a small accent wall is not a big commitment and you can change it any time. I also suggest testing out colors using poster boards to make sure you will like color. Read the full article at