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5 Cheerful Color Schemes…

…from five up-and-coming interior designers.

5 cheerful color schemes

Feeling like your house is a little dull? Bored of the colors in your bedroom? We’ve got five up-and-coming interior designers, from East Coast to West Coast, to shoot sparks of inspiration your way. If we’ve officially put the bee in your bonnet, call 360° Painting to bring any of these ideas to life in your home.

April Showers color palette

(Photo Credit: Ashley Whittaker Design)

  1. New York-based Ashley Whittaker describes her style as “neo-traditionalist”. This dining room conveys that style perfectly; traditional colors in an untraditional combination create a bright, lively dining room filled with the best of spring colors.

 Silver Leaf color palette

(Photo Credit: Lori Dennis)

  1. Based out of Los Angeles, Lori Dennis stars on HGTV’s “The Real Designing Women”. Her spa-like bathroom inspires not just a cheerful color scheme, but one that is filled with zen and relaxation.

Perfectly Purple color palette

(Photo Credit: Patrick Mele)

  1. This fun, unabashedly purple color scheme comes from the mind of young interior designer, Patrick Mele. This room, a lady’s boudoir, doesn’t hesitate to boldly use a jewel-tone color scheme. If there had been hesitation it may not have ended well; but because he fully commits to this scheme, from ceiling to floor and every space in between, the room is sassy, cheerful and fun.

Emerald pool color palette

(Photo Credit: Young Huh)

  1. Young Huh didn’t always know that interior design was her calling; she graduated with a law degree from Fordham. Even though she had a slow start, her designs have a devoted following and in 2011 she won the Innovation in Design Award for Interior Design by Connecticut Cottages & Gardens. Huh also uses jewel tones, like Patrick Mele, but combines hers with artistic patterns for depth.

Briquette color palette

(Photo Credit: Jessica Helgerson Interior Design)

  1. Our final designer is from rainy Portland, Oregon, though you wouldn’t guess based on her choice of colors! She worked on this home in Brooklyn, and wanted to incorporate a “pop art” theme. She uses colors that are from the same family (again, jewel tones), and uses them in unconventional ways. By painting the backs of the bookshelves and just the dining table chairs (with dainty blue strips on the table itself), Helgerson balances the bright to make the room cheerful and not overwhelming.

Are there other designers that inspire your dreams for your home? PPG’s The Voice of Color Visualize Color is the perfect tool to help you match colors. You can even send your color palette straight to 360° Painting to get a quick start on making your design dreams a reality.