Warm weather makes me think of the color coral.
I know many people associate yellow with warm weather. After all, yellow is the color of the sizzling sun. But if you’re like me, when summer is on it’s way you’re thinking about a beautiful beach house, the center of a seashell, and even an amazing sunrise or sunset — all in shades of coral.
Coral is a great color choice if you love vibrant, warm hues because you get the benefits of both orange and red. Orange is uplifting and festive, while red is energizing and confident. Coral makes a room feel intimate and cozy without appearing dark or too overwhelming.
Coral makes a unique and welcoming color for the front door…
…And it’s wonderful to use an an accent. Coral looks very chic with gray, turquoise and lime green.
And don’t forget the ceiling! I’m a huge fan of painted ceilings. You’ll be surprised at how marvelous it will make your room look. Below is a living room I did for a client. We pulled two shades of coral from her artwork and used them on the walls and ceiling.
I also love the ceiling in this space. Coral and teal is a very complementary color scheme:
And if you’re having a party or you entertain regularly, coral makes the perfect backdrop for a celebration.