9 Home Decor Color Trends to Look for in 2016

Posted by Laine Smith on 10/10/15 12:13 PM

Topics: Home Ownership

Pantone, the world-renowned color authority, recently released their forecast of home and interior color trends for 2016. Here's how to incorporate each trendy color palette into your home design and home decor.

2016 Home Color Palette Trends

Natural Forms

Natural Forms Color Palette

Natural Forms

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These shades are inspired by natural resources. Unambiguous colors like Cocoon, Moss, Rust, and Copper provide unending decor options for the minimalist and "green"-inspired homeowner.

Bijoux

Bijoux Color Palette

Bijoux

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The English translation of Bijoux is "jewelry". This color palette encompasses the drama and intensity of deep jewel tones while taupe shades and lighter jewel tones keep this palette grounded.

Dichotomy

Dichotomy Color Palette

Dichotomy

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Moody blues, vibrant greens and contrasting yellows showcase a peacock-like color scheme in a very contemporary and refreshingly modern way.

Epherema

Epherema Color Palette

Epherema

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Epherema is the delicate, pastel palette of 2016. These soft tones mesh effortlessly into various home decor items.

Merriment

Merriment Color Palette

Merriment

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This color palette is for the kid-at-heart decorator. Color names like Cantaloupe, Super Pink and Orangeade are reminiscent of childhood yet translate beautifully into grown-up home decor.

Mixed Bag

Mixed Bag Color Palette

Mixed Bag

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This palette is exactly how it sounds. Exciting colors like Mandarin Red, Hot Pink, Pirate Black and Marsala, the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year, pair well with fun animal print, houndstooth, and floral patterns.

Footloose

Footloose Color Palette

Footloose

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The Footloose palette color combo is meant to invoke memories of vacation destinations with colors like Capri, Meadow Green and Vallarta Blue.

Lineage

Lineage Color Palette

Lineage

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This color palette combines conventional tones of navy, black and beige with eccentric touches of rich red, violet and blue.

Soft Focus

Soft Focus Palette

Soft Focus

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Subtle, mute and smokey hues paired with versatile browns make this pastel palette surprisingly grown-up and modern.

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