Color Trends Color Tips from Kristan Cunningham - Host of HGTV's Design on a Dime

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Kristan Cunningham is an interior designer who's regularly featured on The Rachel Ray Show and is the host of HGTV's hit show, Design on a Dime. Because she is known for bringing affordable trends and inspiration to her viewers -- as well as using color in her work-- CertaPro Painters (http://www.certapro.com) has partnered with Kristan to choose her top color choices from CertaPro's new color guide.

Kristan Cunningham is an interior designer who's regularly featured on The Rachael Ray Show and is the host of HGTV's hit show, Design on a Dime. Because she is known for bringing affordable trends and inspiration to her viewers -- as well as using color in her work-- CertaPro Painters (http://www.certapro.com) has partnered with Kristan to choose her top color choices from CertaPro's new color guide.

1.AUBERGINE- If you're looking to add some zip to an earthy palette without going overboard, this is the perfect shade to warm up your family room. A great example of the color is Mesmerize (Sherwin-Williams #6544).

2.NAVY- It doesn't get any more timeless than navy - in fashion and in home decor. An evergreen of a color, summer pairs it with crisp white and fall begs for it to be partnered with yummy gray wools and lots of dark wood. Sherwin-William's Naval (#6244) is a perfect example of this iconic color.

3. CHARCOAL-Charcoal, like Software (Sherwin-Williams #7074), has proven to have legs as an all around great neutral. It's a terrific way to get the weight that black can provide, while still acting as a color.

4. PEACOCK BLUE- I can't think of a single color that excites me the way peacock blue does. Pair a perfect peacock like Dignity Blue (Sherwin-Williams #6804) with charcoal and ochre for a color scheme with sophisticated personality.

5. OCHRE-While lemon and canary yellows can overwhelm and sometimes flatten the look of a room, the caramel undertones of a good ochre create a warmth that
candlelight and cognac wish they could! I like Anjou Pear (Sherwin-Williams #6381).

About CertaPro Painters:
CertaPro Painters, the largest North American residential painting company, was founded in 1992. Specializing in servicing both high-end residential and commercial customers, its success is based on exceeding customer expectations by delivering certainty at every juncture of a painting job from start to finish. CertaPro Painters now operates across America and internationally. For further information, contact 1-800-462-3782 or visit http://www.certapro.com

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