Color of the Month, June 2014: Cayenne
Add zest to your rooms with inspiration from these 28 examples of this year's sensational red
Few colors add excitement to neutrals and fatigued decor this season like Pantone's refreshing red, Cayenne. The color authority's Spring 2014 Color Report included the high-impact red as a counter to paler and lighter shades. This vibrant dose pairs nicely with a variety of our favorite colors. It brings a lively shock of color to entertaining porches, cook spaces, and other corners of the home. Get inspired by these 28 invigorating examples.
Coordinating paint and wall art make for a cohesive statement fireplace area.
For a similar look, try: Amber Rose (upper wall), Lincoln Cottage Black (mantel), and Amazon Silt (wainscoting and casing), Valspar
A floral stencil adds a colorful focal point to a neutral bathroom.
Daring red makes a smooth transition from the walls of one room to the wainscoting of the next.
The lighter end of the cayenne spectrum highlights double-hung windows, Italianate columns, and decorative eaves on a restored 1840s Italianate.
Saffron walls lend a traditional cohesion to eclectic furnishings.
Cochineal Red CW-330 (walls), Capitol White CW-10 (trim), Timson Sand CW-140 (ceiling), Benjamin Moore Colonial Williamsburg collection
An unadorned birdcage transforms into an outdoor room centerpiece with a coat of cayenne paint and a petite flower arrangement.
Charlotte's Locks No.268 (birdcage), Dix BlueTM No.82 (window frame), Farrow & Ball