Color & Inspiration

Inspiration Gallery

Does your home reflect your personal style? Use our inspiration gallery to help define that style. Posts on color trends, new ideas, paint, wallcovering, and window treatments will point you in the right direction.

White paint colors from Hirshfield's

Summer Undertones for Your Walls

An easy way to brighten up your home is to use light and refreshing colors — white or tinted whites can be a great way to achieve this. With a soft touch this palette has a delicate feel perfect for creating a calming atmosphere. Discover the ultimate sanctuary within your home with these yellow, blue...
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Scene Stealer 0833 Hirshfield's Color of the Month

August Color of the Month: Scene Stealer 0833

Hip and arty, yellow is the signature color of Generation Z.  It first emerged as part of a youthful art movement and is poised to brighten all of our lives just like a beam of sunshine.  Use this joyful color to add freshness and light as the main color or as a happy accent to...
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July Color of the Month Thistle Gray from Hirshfield's

July Color of the Month: Thistle Gray 0197

    Balanced and adaptable, this organic, stone color complements many other hues. Try tinted whites and soft neutrals to earthy colors and bright jewel tones. Keep it natural with casual fabrics and furnishings. Dress it up with glass, metal and mirrors. Keep in mind this warm and inviting neutral has a pink undertone. Harmonizing...
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Blue floral wallpaper from Eijffinger

Summer Wallpaper Sale

  It’s a WALLPAPER SALE!  We’re excited to announce Brewster Home Fashions and York Wallcoverings are extending an additional 10% off for the month of July! Hirshfield’s everyday pricing is already 25% off—now you’ll receive an additional 10% on hundreds of books and thousands of patterns. Brewster and York wallpaper lines offer numerous options in design,...
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Daylight coming in a kitchen window

The Effects of Light on Color

You may think once you’ve selected your paint color that your work is done. Not quite! Light has the power to literally change a color’s intensity and tone from room to room. The light source, quality, and direction can combine to make your paint color look different from one room to the next. But don’t...
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Hunter Douglas Product of the Year

Window Treatment Wednesday: Winning Awards with Hunter Douglas

For the past 27 years, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has recognized “the best” in product innovations, fresh designs, and merchandising programs throughout the window covering industry. Originally organized in the 1950s as the Venetian Blind Council, the WCMA represents the interests of the window covering industry manufacturers, fabricators, and assemblers. It was announced in...
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Nursery painted in Pale Powder by Farrow & Ball

Beyond Pink And Blue: Tips For Using Color In Kids’ Bedrooms

  A child’s bedroom can be a refuge. It can be a wild rumpus playroom. It can stoke the imagination, and it can be a sweet spot for storytime and snuggles with parents. In fact, your child’s bedroom may be one of the most important and functional rooms in the house. Why not invest a...
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Hirshfield's color of the month

June Color of the Month: Odyssey Lilac 1218

If you think you would never use lilac in your home, this is the color that could change your mind.  Its understated sophistication is perfect for making a quiet statement or adding a touch of color to a neutral scheme. Accent with warm woods, pottery, and items in matte silver, bronze, or burnished copper. Odyssey...
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