How To Choose a Color Palatte For Your New Home

Building a new home is a very exciting time! However some new homeowners can become overwhelmed with all the choices they need to make. Today we are going to tackle the color palate of your home and how to make choices you will love for many years to come.

  1. Stick to 3-5 colors through out the home
  2. Use colors you love
  3. Decide if you want your home to be a place that energizes you or a place of relaxation
  4. Choose one color for doors and trim and carry it throughout the house. (standard shades of whites and creams are most common however if you are looking for a dramatic look think black, dark grey or chocolate brown)
  5. Build your homes palette around things you love. (Nature, travel, the beach, etc. ) For instance if you are a nature lover choose neutral colors you find in nature, tans, creams, beige with pops of greens, orange and yellow.
  6. Pay attention to lighting in the different rooms with in your home, how many windows and what type of artificial lighting you have. Paint colors will look different depending on whether there is a lot of natural light or limited natural light in a particulate room.
  7. When in doubt stick to neutral colors. You can always add color with throw pillows, art work, area rugs and other decor.

What to do in Flagler – Parks

Owning a home in Palm Coast Gives you easy access to wonderful outdoor amenities.

Walking, running, boating, racquetball, tennis, fishing, dog parks – all are easily accessible at Flagler County parks.

Like to play sports? Visit Wadsworth Park on Moody Blvd. in Flagler Beach. There you will find facilities for racquetball, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Taking kids or pets? There’s a skate park and a 60,000 square foot dog park! Learn more here.

Want to fish the intracoastal? Check out Bing’s Landing in Palm Coast.

Prefer beachfront activities? Old Salt Road Beach Park in Palm Coast offers fishing and wildlife viewing, along with restroom and shower facilities.

Use this resource to browse the great variety of parks in Flagler!

What’s to do in Flagler – Hiking

Owning a home in Palm Coast provides a ton of convenience with its diverse selection of retail, restaurants, and healthcare providers. However Palm Coast also gives you easy access to many outdoor activities, including 20+ hiking trails.

There are trails that will lead you to excellent wildlife viewing, including deer, otter, and a great variety of birds. Others provide comfortable tours of town and include rest stops along the way.

Check out the map here:


What is there to do around Flagler?

You don’t have to travel to Orlando to for great entertainment in Florida!

Living in Flagler County gives puts you about a half hour from world-class vacation destinations St. Augustine, to the north, and Daytona Beach, to the south. You get easy access to unforgettable activities and premium experiences, without the hassle of living next-door to them!

St. Augustine

History buffs can take in some of the oldest standing structures in the United States at St. Augustine, a city that has been continuously occupied since 1565! The Castillo de San Marcos, completed in 1695, was designated a national monument in 1924. It is a living link to America’s past and a must-see for anyone interested in early American history or Florida history.

Click here for the location and operating hours.

History isn’t the only item on the menu in St. Augustine! There is a great diversity of dining, pubs, and art!

Daytona Beach

It’s famous for its beaches, some of which permit you to take a leisurely drive right on the beach!

But did you know you can also take not-so-leisurly drive in a race car?

The Daytona International Speedway hosts several high-profile motorsports events throughout the year. During the off-times you can take a ride-along in, or get behind the wheel of a real race car!

Click here for all the details!

Flagler Map

Storm Preparedness

Tropical storms are a reality of life in Florida.

The hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, peaking in September.

Check out federal resources at for information on preparing for a hurricane.

The City of Palm Coast also maintains some resources for you, including a disaster preparedness guide focused on the local area:

Fishing in Flagler

Get started fishing in Flagler with this wonderful resource from! You can easily browse all the great local boat ramps and fishing spots!

Of all the reasons to live in Palm Coast, and surrounding areas, access to great fishing and boating is number one.

Open this link and type ‘Palm Coast’ into the search bar!

Fishing opportunities abound in Florida and Flagler County! If you love boating and fishing, Florida may be the place for you.