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2417 Color Stories Ideabooks
How to Choose a Front Door Color
"Use our color guides to each color to learn which hue, from unexpected purple to bright... exterior color scheme, a new coat of paint on your front door could be just the makeover... bold color, what is done about the garage door color? Any thoughts On color for... article on color - wish I could make more of my clients select bold colors like these... use of color. Please help me in suggesting color for a bathroom. We love on the tropics..."
Houzz Quiz: What Color Should Your Front Door Be?
Think you’re hip enough for orange? Or optimistic enough for yellow? Take our front-door personality quiz and find out
"yourself with color. But which color truly reflects you? This handy quiz is here to help... complimentary color to your primary color. My primary color is blue/violet and the complimentary... accent color. My house is painted white brick with grey as a trim color, the black... bright colour wil do. I hate brown, so much so that when I was 5yo I coloured a kangaroo... suggestion color was green-my fav color! But, my front door is a dark plum!!!:) A blue..."
Color Feast: When to Use Gray in the Dining Room
"intimidated by color and fall back on white or beige for their dining rooms. That's not to... your wall color!! Can you share what color it is? My wall color is Benjamin Moore San... a good color for me is silver and metallic colors. I figure if I pick a silvery gray... so many colors! Wendy Stout, I have bold primary colors, oranges & reds, and it looks... neutral color and a dramatic color depending on how you use it. Here are a few of Dura’s..."
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"with this color that captures the sun and radiates a warm welcome... exterior color evoke summertime and sunshine? Then consider yellow. Ranging from soft... that the color yellow is best used for traditional-style homes. From the more ocher... just like color in my life. Yellow certainly is our color. We didn't realize until we... these colors work together? We cannot change the roof color and as the picture shows..."
Cool Color Palettes: Enviable Green and Blue Spaces
Freshen up tired interiors with dewy to inky hues that harmonize even as they help each other stand out
"inject color into a space without going too chroma crazy. This is because blue and... on the color wheel. They blend and harmonize well due to their similarity to each... these colors is that you can bring in superpale shades of them without resorting... where this color combination works beautifully, along with paint palettes inspired by... palette stories in the Houzz archive! http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/Color-Palettes..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Pink in the Bath
Even a sophisticated master bath deserves a rosy outlook. Here's how to do pink with a grown-up edge
"of the color in bathrooms, and they've given me a new appreciation for the striking... raspberry color can look supersophisticated in a master or guest bathroom. If you pair... looking for color inspiration, I suggest the Color911 app (at Color911.com) which will... great color themes using pink. By using a color theme as your guide you can find... of the colors of your room, from walls to accent colors to furniture. You can choose..."
Bathed in Color: When to Use Green in the Bath
Splash some spring-conjuring green paint, tiles or accessories around your bathroom for natural appeal
"popular colors for home interiors for years now, but along with watery blue-greens... relaxing color — unless you opt to use a jolting shade of shocking chartreuse, in which... paint colors for bathrooms, along with some gorgeous green baths to inspire you.... paint color info. If your bathroom is neutral colored and you’re not ready to make... Great color choices! How timely is this story! I have new green/gray/white backsplash..."
8 Bold Paint Colors for Your Powder Room
Turn your powder room into a exclamation point with a bold shot of red, raspberry, hyacinth, rich brown or stormy blue
"chance with color. When you have a room that is so small in size, choose to make it a... Such color can provice a real wow moment for guests, especially if the rest of your... paint color samples that catch your eye. Then decide on one of them and smile at... the wall color What contrasting color towels would go with this color in my half bath... the wall colors Grey walls Good color for,powder room Cabinet and color I am cc cc..."
How to Accent a Neutral Space With Color
"accent colors. Accent color is to a room what jewelry is to an outfit. Whether it... different color combinations and allow you to bring in those bold tones you’ve been dying... knack for color. I would do the orange and green room in my home in a heart beat! LOVE... it's my story too, buying things which look good but frunction-wise I ended up very... accented with color: what are your thoughts on a neutral living room with the accent color..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"is: What colors should you use?... the colors as paint, some of the colors are used in accessories. If one color is too... called 'colors' and I save pictures in it whenever I like a color scheme in a picture... colors. I'd need a house with dozens of rooms to do every color scheme I've ever... paint color with the complementary colors on it so I can use that when I'm tempted... neutral colors, gray, cream, black, brown, etc to fit the color scheme. Isn't it easier..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Blue in the Kitchen
Keep your cool. We show you when to nosh around navy or try a taste of turquoise so you can stay relaxed while finishing your kitchen
"ucing color. One caveat about using blue in the kitchen: We humans have evolved... e the color into your own kitchen.... afraid of color. If your cabinets are wood and you grow tired of the color, you can always... Moore color #1474 Rushing River with walnut glaze.) The color works great with the... another color I couldn't stand in a kitchen...strange how color can really affect people... minus the color blue... Indigo blue was the color I dreamed of when we designed our new..."
10 Great Places for Rich Fall Colors Year-Round
Use nature’s burgundies, golds and oranges in these select spots for a comforting feel no matter what the season
"warmer colors. Which I’m all for. But while rich fall hues will sure feel right at... embracing fall colors this season, consider one of these 10 areas of your home where moody... beautiful colors, including the autumn colors, which has the warm joyful colors of the... see that color again in my lifetime. Add a hot mosaic mural for a pop of color..... of fall colors-some intense, others less. Or add a splash of color and a personalized..."
My Houzz: Craftiness and Color in 3 Charming Virginia Spaces
See how a sewing maven with a passion for thrift put her exuberant creativity to work in her cottage, shed and studio
"home of a color- and pattern-loving Virginia resident who teaches girls to sew and loves... Ruby's colorful and unique name! I love it when I see colorful homes like this! As... things and colors which is delightful. I love your home, studio, and the fact that you... inspiration, colour and valuable skill in our lives xx Love it :) Need that espresso machine... use of color and your wonderful thrift store paintings. So wonderful to be bringing..."
How to Research Your Home's History
"perfect colors or seeking the right newel post, the more you know about where your... different colors to paint your house. Bungalow Colors is a great reference as well, even... that trim color! I own a kitchen remodeling showroom and I did a vintage remodel for... paint colors were the originals! I love all that gingerbread wood trim, but would... hearing stories about many of the houses on the street and have many pictures that..."
White Delights on Home Exteriors of All Styles
You can't go wrong looking on the bright side for a home's exterior — white exteriors like these have been succeeding for hundreds of years
", the color white has been used with great success on home exteriors. What is remarkable... is the color we associate with purity and innocence. But beyond this symbolism, it... to the colors found in nature, whether it's the blue sky or the greens, browns and... cream color, but I may be just trying to simplify. Other colors I've considered are... -- This story on painting brick has some good tips for exteriors as well as interiors..."