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We had a little fun yesterday, but now we’re ready to reveal the color we’re really crushing on for April. This month’s color team meeting was a face-off of delicious proportions. The deliberations came down to two fruity hues: Abbi’s crisp, fresh apple green versus Marianne’s bright raspberry. We were torn: Both colors freshen up your home for spring, and they even look beautiful together:

Jonathan Adler Bedding from HGTV's Design Happens

Bedding by Jonathan Adler

So, what was our pick? Read on to find out.

We couldn’t resist raspberry! This softer, lighter take on fuchsia is deliciously fresh, whether in desserts

…or living room accents, like the striped rug, floral throw pillow and flower arrangements featured in this lovely mustard, white and raspberry living room. And check out that pink cord on the minimalist pendant lighting!

Large-scale floral prints are big this season on the runway and in the home. Get in on the spring trend with a raspberry-embellished print on the windows or the sofa. Isn’t this silver-gray and raspberry print from Romo just perfection?

HGTV Color of the Month - Raspberry and White Living Room Color Palette

Image courtesy Romo

Paired with light blue and pink, raspberry stripes make a cool accent for this staircase designed by Robert and Cortney Novogratz.

HGTV Color of the Month - Raspberry Painted Staircase by Robert and Cortney Novogratz

Design by Robert and Cortney Novogratz

You can even add an unexpected splash of raspberry to your bathroom, like Caldwell Flake Interior Design did with bold wallpaper in this retro-inspired space.

HGTV Color of the Month - Colorful Bathroom Wallpaper

Design by Caldwell Flake Interior Design

What do you think: Did we make the right color choice? Will you use raspberry in your home this month? C’mon, tell us.


Color of the Month

25 Responses

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  2. love the bathroom paper!!

  3. Liz_HGTV says:

    Hi Judi V,
    The curtains are made from a Romo fabric called Marguerite in Cinder.

Liz GrayLiz is a senior editor at HGTV.com and an co-editor-in-chief for Design Happens. She lives in a midcentury tri-level that’s stuck in the ‘70s…for now. When she’s not working on...


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