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Top 5 Beige Shades for the Great Room

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Dec 09, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

Best Paint Colors to use in a Great Room:

Beige and gray are the two most popular paint colors for great rooms in NC new homes.

Here are some examples of popular great room layouts, in recently constructed NC custom homes:



Most Popular Paint Colors for a Great Room:

Great rooms are generally large spaces with open layouts, windows, and a fireplace. These key features will help determine the best paint color schemes.

Get ideas for your new home paint colors from these beige great rooms. And see why beige is not boring!

Beige Paint Color #1: "SW 6106 Kilim Beige"

Beige paint colors are popular for many reasons, including their neutrality and flexibility.

Beige walls will serve as a backdrop, rather than focal point, allowing you to show off architectural features such as columns, fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, and window designs.

SW 6106 Kilim Beige | Best Beige Paint Colors for the Great Room

This great room - photo from a version of the Country Farmhouse - is painted in SW 6106 Kilim Beige by Sherwin Williams.

Beige Paint Color #2: "SW 7036 Accessible Beige"

A neutral beige paint highlights the hand-stained wood, stone archway, and stone fireplace in this custom home great room design.

SW 7036 Accessible Beige  | Best Beige Paint Colors for the Great Room

This great room - photo from a version of the Coquery Cottage - is painted in SW 7036 Accessible Beige by Sherwin Williams.

Beige Paint Color #3: "SW 7527 Nantucket Dune"

Beige tends to work equally well in large, vaulted and small, open great room layouts. In this great room, the beige walls let the black fireplace and fixtures stand out above the hardwood floors.

SW 7527 Nantucket Dune | Best Beige Paint Colors for the Great Room

This great room is painted in SW 7527 Nantucket Dune by Sherwin Williams.

Beige Paint Color #4: "SW 7714 Oak Barrel"

The finishes and features within a room work together with the paint color to create the overall palatte.

For confidence when choosing a paint color, make sure to compare large samples, on-site, with other features within the room.

SW 7714 Oak Barrel | Best Beige Paint Colors for the Great Room

This great room - photo from a version of the Lakehouse - is painted in SW 7714 Oak Barrel by Sherwin Williams.

Beige Paint Color #5: "SW 7687 August Moon"

White trim and wainscoting panels are a great design technique to break up any paint color, including beige.

SW 7687 August Moon | Best Beige Paint Colors for the Great Room

This great room - photo from a version of the Remington - is painted in SW 7687 August Moon by Sherwin Williams.

 



More Popular Great Room Paint Colors

Here are links to other great rooms painted in blue, green, yellow, and other hues:

  1. SW 6207 Retreat - in a version of the Chalet Vert
  2. Benjamin Moore AF-670 Nightingale - in a version of the Shoal Creek
  3. SW 6687 Lantern Light - in a version of the Blackhawk

Contact Stanton Homes at 919-278-8070 or visit www.StantonHomes.com to learn more about building an NC custom home - with the help of an interior design expert throughout the selection process.


 

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Are white kitchen cabinets in style for 2014?

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 11:10 AM

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014?

What cabinet colors will I see in 2014 new homes?

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes?

White kitchen cabinetry is still a big deal in 2014 kitchens - but something interesting is going on in the background.

Espresso is the latest expression! (And similar tones are taking the lead, as well.)

Some kitchens have white perimeter cabinetry and espresso islands. Other kitchens use the color pallet in reverse. 

Either way, a splash of something else adds further character, like the kitchen to right, with Painted Linen cabinets with Absolute Black granite and white subway tile backsplash.

Are white kitchen cabinets in style for 2014?  Definitely!  Here are more ways to mix it up, that will be popular 2014 kitchen designs.

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #1: White and Gray

This open island kitchen layout includes white cabinets on perimeter with a pale Morning Mist grey toned granite with slight lavender/purple vein.

The island features custom Mountain Grey cabinetry with Ibere Maestra Black granite.  The white and grey theme is picked up again with white subway tile backsplash with Blended Ice glass mosaic accent over cooktop area, and just a touch of deep grey on the walls. 

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes? 

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #2: Java and White

The classic layout in the Summerlyn lends itself perfectly to a combination of Cherry Java perimeter cabinets with Painted Linen with Hazelnut Glaze on island.   Each color is accented separately, with a Tahoe granite on perimeter with Suede Brown granite on island.  A beautiful natural tumbled stone backsplash completes the look.

 

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes?

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #3: Espresso and White with Black Glaze

The stone accents and natural beams make the Country Manor a true showpiece, built for entertaining.  Perimeter is Espresso Maple cabinetry, island is painted Celadon with black glaze.  Granite is Bianco Romano.  Decorative stone veneer on floating soffit and framed columns framing kitchen cook top wall cabinetry

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes?

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #4: White on Light

The dual island kitchen in the Cannon is bright, light, and wholly welcoming, thanks to an especially appealing combination of light and white!  The cabinetry is maple with antique painted finish, topped with a pristine Gran Dorado granite. 

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes? 

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #5: White with Warm Cherry

Warmth, home, and family - the rich Cherry tones contrast with the brilliant glazed white cabinetry in the Brogan.  Cabinetry is painted maple with Butterscotch glaze, with Cherry Spice island, accented with a New Venetian Gold granite. 

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes?

2014 Kitchen Designs - White Cabinet Ideas #6: Black and White

Maple - perimeter is Espresso, island is White with Black Glaze.  Island is River White granite.  Backsplash is Fudge Glass in a waterfall mosaic, with a vertical hang. No matter how you put it together, classic hues such as these will make your kitchen comfortable and classic.

Will white cabinets be popular in 2014 homes?

Got more great ideas? Tell us what you'd like in your new kitchen, and we'll show you how to make it happen.

More Raleigh new home resources you may find helpful:

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Dark Cabinets with Light Granite - Best Color Combinations (Photos)

2014 Color Trends - What Colors Will Be Most Popular?

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Types of Kitchen Backsplashes: Guide to Kitchen Backsplash Styles

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