The use of color can really transform a space. Bright colors like red and orange create an energetic environment, while cool colors like blue and green create a calming one.
Pantone’s spring color palette is a great inspiration. It builds on the two colors or the year — rose quartz and serenity — to create a spring 2016 color palette including ten hues, both subtle and vibrant.
According to Pantone, the palette aims to transcend cultural and gender norms through the mixture of brights, which signify excitement and optimism, and softer colors that signify stability.
If you’re a fan or rose quartz, decorate with peonies, dogwood, or camelias. If you prefer buttercup try forsythia, freesias, or daffodils. Whatever you choose, they’re sure to brighten up your home and make it smell great!
Photo collage of rose quarts (pink) Spring flowers including peony, cherry blossom, camelia, mountain laurel, deutzia and dogwood.
Peach Spring flowers including peach tulip, garden rose, daylily and geranium.
Blue Spring flowers including bluestar, bellflower, seet pea, muscari and forget-me-not.
Snorkel blue Spring flowers: gentiana verna, morning glory, delphinium and primrose.
Yellow Spring flowers: forsythia, golden columbine, yellow trillium, freesia, pansy and of course the daffodil.
Limpet shell Spring flowers: calla lily, hydrangea and scilla.
Lilac gray Spring flowers: dusty miller and echeveria. Subdued color scheme great for a cooling look to offset bright flowers or go for that ultra subdued garden effect.
Fiesta red Spring flowers: beardtongue, mandevilla, butterfly pentas and amryllis. Fire up your Spring garden with these fiesta red flowers.
Coffee color Spring flowers: curly willow, pussy willow and baby’s breath. A slice of light autumn brown in the Spring.
Green Spring flowers: hellebore, snowball viburnum, fritillaria and lycaste orchid.