Design Trends

Color Palette of the Year Combos to Inspire Your Exterior Style

When it comes to playing and experimenting with color, why should interior designers have all the fun? We love to explore all the ways compelling color combinations can highlight the unique elements of your home—from siding and trim to windows and doors.

Creative Ways to Add Slatescape to Your Exterior

Earlier this year, we named Slatescape, a midtone blue-gray as our color trend of the year — and this hot new neutral has applications that go far beyond siding.

If you have fallen in love with this versatile shade as much as we have, but aren’t ready to replace your siding just yet, here are some other ways to incorporate it into your outdoor space.

APRIL FOOLS! Unveiling the Unicorn Exterior Palette

Our glittering new palette is our most fearlessly extroverted collection of colors by leaps and bounds. As hopeful as a waterfall and as cheerful as a rainbow, it compels contractors, exterior designers and homeowners to take curb appeal to a more playful level. We call it Unicorn, and it’s absolutely magical.

Three Trending Color Palettes for Spring 2019

In case you missed it, Royal Building Products named the exterior color trend of the year as Slatescape, a mid-tone blue-gray, inspired by nature. But gray does not mean boring! We have been having so much fun playing with new color combinations inspired by this trend.

Trendspotting at the NAHB 2019 International Builders’ Show

The LiveAbode team has returned from another successful trip to the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the NKBA 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas—and we are excited to share the latest design trends spotted at the show.

Introducing Slatescape – the 2019 Exterior Color Trend of the Year

We are thrilled to be kicking off 2019 with new inspirational exterior color trends for homeowners. This year, Royal Building Products has named Slatescape, a mid-tone, blue-gray, as its Exterior Color Trend of the Year.

Looking Back at the Best of LiveAbode 2018

We are so excited to be wrapping up another wonderful year at LiveAbode! In 2018, we built up our followership on Instagram to over 1,300 (thank you for following!), worked with some amazing new contributors, such as Damask Love and Kindred Vintage, and continued to provide insightful thought leadership on the latest trends in color and exterior design.

Let the home style tips come to you.