Paints That Pop
Like a setting sun, orange exudes warmth, so it’s great for making a space with minimal natural light feel cozier. If the room gets bright light, stick to a cooler shade, like apricot. Ayres offers her top picks here.*
Carrot Stick 2016-30
“Sporty and young, it works in a playroom with turquoise accents,” says Ayres.
To buy: $36 a gallon, benjaminmoore.com for stores.
*Quick reminder: Test colors on walls before you commit.