Nothing says SUMMER like sinking your teeth into a juicy melon on a hot day. Watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe, bring flavor and a splash of color to a summer table. See how to take these fresh and light colors from your table to your walls and bring a little pop of summer into your space year round.

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Sprout .02

Like a ripe slice of cantaloupe, SPROUT .02 is a fresh Melon Hue that just feels good. Orange is a happy hue that evokes excitement and stimulates the brain. This soft shade of orange will brighten a space without being overpowering.

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Leaf .07

LEAF .07 is a restful, cool hue that can expand a room and make it feel larger. This honeydew hue works well in bedrooms, offices and creative spaces. It’s light but colorful and feels refreshing and cool on a hot summer day.

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Clay .07

Watermelon is our favorite summer fruit of all and CLAY .07 captures the essence of watermelon without being too pink. It makes a great gathering space hue and adds romance to a bedroom.

When the temperatures rise, one of our favorite ways to cool down is with a refreshing and delicious Watermelon Cooler. Pure YUM! ?

watermelon cooler Summer Melon Hues

3 large basil leaves
1 slice peeled ginger (1/4” x 2”)
1 chunk watermelon (2”)
1 TBSP simple syrup (1part sugar, 1 part water)
1 TBSP fresh lime juice
2 oz of your favorite vodka (or not)
Ginger ale

In a shaker, muddle the basil, ginger, watermelon and simple syrup. Add the vodka and lime juice, and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Top with ginger ale and garnish with a watermelon chunk and basil leaf.

For more delicious inspirations, visit our Melon Hues Pinterest board!