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WHOLE HOME COLOR PALETTES

I often get asked for my input on choosing the "right" colors for a home.  Most people have a clear idea of what they like and don't like, but putting it all together and carrying a color story successfully throughout the space can be a challenge.  For me, it's not the colors themselves that are important (everyone has their own tastes and preferences!) but the relationship between the colors that really brings a home together, giving it a sense of balance and harmony.  With this in mind, I've developed some color palettes to be used throughout your entire space, that can be easily downloaded to your device or printed out.  Browse the palettes below and download as many as you'd like! 

WHAT YOU'LL GET:

  1. Color palette Introduction, with 3 or 4 "base colors" from the color wheel that I've chosen as the foundation for the palette.  I'll explain why these hues work together.

  2. A Color List, with 12 refined, real-life versions of the base colors.  I've chosen Benjamin Moore paint colors, but these colors aren't just for paint--they are meant to be used when choosing your furnishings, window treatments, and accessories as well.  

  3. A Color Map, with suggestions on how to mix and match these colors in the spaces of your home.

  4. Tips and Tricks for implementing the palette in your real space. 

Questions? Email me: mara[at]homewardnow.com

FIRST DAY OF SPRING COLOR PALETTE

Ah, spring.  The days are getting longer, and the first crocuses are poking through the snow.  This palette is inspired by those early days of spring--earthy, peaceful, and clean.  We’ve got neutral hues--beige, brown, and taupe--mixed with snow white, soft yellow, a pale sky blue, and petal purple.  The result is a quiet, refined color scheme that will serve as a soothing backdrop for your home.  

ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW AND CLICK 'DOWNLOAD' TO GET THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING PALETTE!

JEWEL TONES COLOR PALETTE

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Ruby, sapphire, topaz, emerald. Elegant, luminous hues that conjour up Old World opulence.  We’ve given these colors a fresh, modern update with neutral grays, whites, and pastels. Twelve gorgeous colors in all, with each space in your home transformed into a special jewel box. 

SOFT NEUTRALS COLOR PALETTE

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For those who prefer timeless to trendy, the Soft Neutrals Palette is just the ticket. Shades of khaki, olive, limestone, and pale blue, mixed with warm grays and white offer a vibe that is both simple and luxurious.  With these polished, graceful hues, your space will be a soothing oasis of soft color. 

PRIMARY COLORS PALETTE

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Red, Yellow, & Blue.  We start with these three bold, saturated primary hues and from there we play with tints and shades of each to give you 12 vibrant, beautiful, coordinating colors in all.  The palette includes plenty of neutrals to balance out the richness, resulting in a striking combination that will bring life to any space. 

SUNNY DAY COLOR PALETTE

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Brilliant blue skies.  Golden leaves. Sunshine.  Sparkling ocean waves.  Bring the warmth of a sunny day to your home with the Sunny Day Palette.  Crisp blues are combined with golden oranges and yellows to yield a vivid, fun, and refreshing palette for your entire home. 

BERRY TONES COLOR PALETTE

Lucious purples, pinks, and complementary shades of green are the stars of the show in this scheme.  The palette includes plenty of neutrals, including black, white, and a variety of beiges and warm grays.  The result is an inviting, sophisticated palette of delicious color.