1. MAKING HOMES MEMORABLECOLOR TREND GUIDE 2012 SIMPLY STATED CLARITY ARCHETYPES WIT AND WIMSY
2. THE BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS® REAL ESTATE &PANTONE PARTNERSHIP:COLOR TECHNIQUES FOR STUNNING HOME STAGINGThis presentation outlines the 2012 color trend palettes, and the videos show basicupdates and color combinations, that can be applied throughout the rooms in yourhouse when staging it to sell or decorating after you buy.
3. PANTONE AND BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS®REAL ESTATE COLOR YOUR NESTColor is the single most important design element reﬂecting mood and style. For over 45 years,Pantone, the world’s global provider of professional color standards, has been relied upon bydesigners everywhere.Pantone has made it simple by breaking the 2012 color trends down into 4 categories:o Simply Statedo Clarityo Archetypeso Wit and WhimsyYou will see different identifying color codes under each color swatch. You can take thesecodes and buy the exact color via Pantone’s paint series, or you can bring the color to get acolor match at your local paint supply store. PANTONE® and other Pantone LLC trademarks are the property of Pantone LLC. PANTONE Colors may not match PANTONE-identified standards. Consult current PANTONE Color Publications for accurate color. Pantone LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated. © Pantone LLC, 2010. All rights reserved. Content provided by Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute® .
4. SIMPLY STATEDSimplicity and comfort meet urban rustic. Colors are easy on the eye yet not withoutsurprise in the blend of dusty rose, avocado, antique moss, periwinkle blue, warm taupeand angora white.
5. SIMPLY STATEDSimple and organic, this color palette canbe earthy and soft or a splash of color ina neutral space.
7. CLARITYClarity illustrates a very clean approach to design and color. Uncomplicated,straightforward, with no extraneous details, it is the essence of purity. This well-definedpalette shows a clear definition of striking contrast between the ‘Zen’ of cool blues andgreens, the pristine presence of pure white, sparked by the opposite contrast of a mysticalmauve, violet, and Tibetan red.
8. CLARITYA fresh burst of color makes a room crisp and bright.
10. ARCHETYPESClassics never go out of style – they are the archetypes of design and color that areseemingly ageless. Just as fashion repeatedly illustrates basics such as black, brown, beige,gray and taupe can also be redefined in the home by introducing colorful accents throughthe pulsating rhythm of a bossa nova red.
11. ARCHETYPESThis classic color palette can be traditional ormodern with bold accents of red and warmcreamy browns.
13. WIT AND WIMSYThis fanciful palette invites us to put on a happy face. An energized yellow-green playsagainst a not-too pretentious pink, while carrot and coral call out to be cooled down byultramarine and clematis blue. Bright yellow and bachelor button form a playful duo andall is sweetened by a smattering of brown sugar.
14. WIT AND WIMSYLight and playful, this color trend is great forchildren’s rooms or as an accent to any living space.
16. VIDEOS AVAILABLE:So how can you take these trends and fit them into your space?www.bhgrealestate.com/powerofcolor/http://www.bhgrealestate.com/Video/SherryChrisFeaturedonFoxNews/87624910001/640555059001With a little bit of money, and not a lot of effort, you can take these color trends and apply themto your home to create a look and feel that is all your own. It can be as simple as re-painting aroom, adding accent pillows to brighten a space, or adding fresh cut flowers to tie a roomtogether.These videos will give you a quick overview of how to apply these trends in the right colorcombinations to take the stress out of staging your home.
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