Fading paint isn't the only kind of future change you should consider. Unless you enjoy redecorating on a regular basis, which some of us do, look into your crystal ball and see what's coming up in the next few years.
Perhaps your guest room will become a nursery, a care center for an aging relative or a second bedroom. That mudroom may become extra storage as your life accumulates around you. Or you may designate and design one room as a home office, only to find you work better outside, from the couch or at the coffee shop down the street. The paint you choose should fit with the mood of a room, so you should know what the future of that room holds.
Buying a home is both a thrilling and intimidating experience. For example, when moving from a smaller apartment or house into a larger home, you're confronted with all kinds of spaces and rooms to fill with color, and it can be tough to decide where to start.
Your house will grow with you, and your family, through all the changes and triumphs that your future holds. Planning for these eventualities is one way to make sure your house always feels like a home.