12 Bold Paint Color Trends to Add Spark to Your Dull, Fingerprint-Smeared Walls (PHOTOS)

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If you're tired of looking at those dirty fingerprints on your walls or have noticed some marks and chips that have been driving you crazy all winter, a fresh coat of paint can give any room a facelift without doing permanent damage to your budget. Whether you're looking to bring a little excitement, warmth, or tranquility to your domain this year, we've found some bold color trends for 2015 that will take your living spaces to the next level.


If you're afraid to go all-in with a dramatic shade, don't worry, the color experts we talked to suggested complementary neutral colors that will offset those bold hues. 

For example, the yellowish-green of the kitchen pictured above pairs Benjamin Moore's Timothy Straw with the brand's soothing Créme Fraiche. The paint purveyor suggests adding pops of pink, provided by Royal Flush, to brighten up the place.

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If you're looking to usher in spring by adding a fresh feeling to your home, consider one of these 12 stunning shades that are on trend for 2015.

How often do you update your rooms with a new coat of paint? Do you do it yourself or hire a pro?

Image via Benjamin Moore

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