The Colors of Emily Henderson’s Portland Flip

Looking for colorful kitchen inspiration? Cozy living room style? Then check out Emily Henderson’s Portland project. From bedrooms to bathrooms and every space in between, this home is a master class in the thoughtful use of color.

Modern kitchen with cabinets painted in Pewter Green SW 6208.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ligorria-Tramp 
Featured colors: Pewter Green SW 6208 (Cabinets), Pure White SW 7005 (Walls), Oyster White SW 7637 (Trim)

The Kitchen

This statement-making kitchen gets its dramatic flair from the cabinet color, Pewter Green, while the white subway tile keeps things fresh and bright. A lot of natural light was another bonus for making this nature-inspired space feel like it brought the outdoors in even more.

Vignette of a media room with built-in bench seating and walls painted in Waterloo SW 9141.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ligorria-Tramp 
Featured Colors: Waterloo SW 9141 (Walls), Pure White SW 7005 (Trim) 

The Media Room

This space proves cozy can be chic. A deep blue like Waterloo gives this room a playful vibe while fresh white hues and warm wood accents make it the perfect place to relax as a family.

Bright bedroom with natural light and walls painted in Pure White SW 7005.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ligorria-Tramp 
Featured Color: Pure White SW 7005 

The Primary Bedroom

Create a hotel-like feel with calming neutrals and modern, yet simple finishes. A bright neutral like Pure White gives walls a blank slate so you can bring in pops of color with accents and artwork that speak to you.

An airy bathroom with a clawfoot tub and wainscotting painted in Cyberspace SW 7076.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ligorria-Tramp 
Featured Colors: Cyberspace SW 7076 (Paneling), Pure White SW 7005 (Walls) 

The Primary Bathroom

Take Emily’s advice and craft the perfect primary bathroom with luxury and relaxation in mind. A dark color like Cyberspace accentuates the classic paneling while adding a modern twist with warm textures softens the space.

Staircase landing storage area with cabinets painted in Gray's Harbor SW 6236.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ligorria-Tramp 
Featured Colors: Grays Harbor SW 6236 (Cabinets), Oyster White SW 7637 (Walls), Pure White SW 7005 (Trim)

Chic Storage

Add visual interest and extra storage in transition spaces, like this staircase landing, with functional cabinets in a bold pop of color that makes staying organized more fun. Grays Harbor is that perfect neutral that can brighten and ground a space.  

See more of the Portland project on Emily’s blog, and try these hues in your own home with color samples that are delivered right to your door. 


  1. Love this paint!

  2. What is the cost of pewter green?

    Dianna Pounder-Tracey
  3. Thank you for your update and also congrats on having Ms.Henderson on board.
    Loving her style.

    Famida / Kayam Panchoo

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