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Basement of the Week: Kicky Colors and Patterns Promise Fun
Snag a peek at a basement makeover happily inspired by a fabric swatch and done for less than $10,000
"fabric swatch and done for less than $10,000... light colors to brighten up the space. Basement at a Glance Who lives here: A mom... Great color combinations, as well. Hi All, can anyone tell me where you can purchase... it! The colors are so bright and complimentary. would have never thought to use those... those colors. Under $10k?! That's not believable to me. It would be interesting... materials, colors and style. The best part is that it doesn't even feel like a basement..."
Falling for Color: 9 Ways With Pumpkin Orange
"coordinating colors wisely. Coordinating colors similar to orange — shades of brown, red... on the color wheel) will create a dynamic, high-energy vibe. The more color shy among... intense color is to use it for those items or areas in your home that you wish to call... palette colorful yet harmonious. Shades of blue (the complement, opposite of orange... isolated swatch of the color (no white borders or other colors on the strip) vertically..."
8 Great Color Palettes: Surprising Bedroom Neutrals
Peaceful plum, relaxing black and many shades of gray show an unpredictably neutral nature in the bedroom
"is the color that best masks grimy smudges from people's hands. Yuck! I think I've... sample color and material palettes inspired by each bedroom. Some have a few chunks... chunks of color thrown in, but the neutral hues can definitely stand on their own.... including the colour swatches is a great idea. Thanks. I will never tire of a pallet of greys... there any color it doesn't work with? I do love the colors you picked though. We just..."
How to Give Neutral Paint Colors a Subtle Jolt
"bold color, I like it best when it is used with restraint — and used strategically... little bold color goes a long way, and it’s all too easy to go from “wow!” to “ouch.” For... For the color-shy out there who are looking to spice up their neutral interiors but... Love the color swatches. Best part? The entire article was written with colorful language... little color swatches and your eyes cross. When given actual room settings, which you..."
Color Guide: How to Use Teal
This blue-green color is a versatile classic for walls, furniture and accessories, conjuring everything from the tropics to the Tropicana
"blue-green color is a versatile classic for walls, furniture and accessories, conjuring... and its color wheel match is coral. But it also works with cream, navy, pinks and... taupe color, or even the next darker one on the swatch, Manor Stone which I used... so many color swatches and then get so overwhelmed when its time to make a decision... hundreds of color swatches! But a friend at the local hardware store paints houses on..."
Best Ways to Use the Neutral Green Color of 2015
"Moore’s Color of the Year is soft and natural... announced its color trends for 2015, including a Color of the Year for 2015: Guilford Green... paint colors. Several themes emerged, which led them to select the winning color... team of color experts who traveled through Europe to explore and document things of... at the color swatch... Much nicer in these pucs than on the swatch... Too muddy for... similar color. The swatch looked muddy, especially next to a couple other more minty..."
Benjamin Moore Floats Breath of Fresh Air as Its Color of 2014
Touted as a new neutral, this baby blue can stand on its own or support bolder colors. Here's how to use it
"bolder colors. Here's how to use it... not a color.” Of course, I should mention that he is color blind. Still, I happened... work as a color consultant, I have taken a vow to embrace all colors, since I am asked... Moore’s Color of the Year for 2014, Breath of Fresh Air, my husband looked over my... viewing this color I found it a bit “thin” — too pastel and more than a little underwhelming... not a color I would rush to use in my own home, I can see it working well in certain..."
The Case for In-Between Colors
"on the color wheel. These colors rarely look the same from one time of day to the... — what color are your walls? If you answered with a single word — say, "blue" or... in-between colors — those indescribable shades that fall somewhere between one hue and... mutable the color.) And because these shades are harder to pin down, you're less likely... Scared of color? Or uncertain whether to go wild or mild? These in-between shades can..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Light Gray
The hottest new neutral can be cool or warm, formal or casual, and feminine or masculine. Talk about versatile
"the wall color of choice. (I actually don't know if this is true in a statistical sense... and warm colors like yellows, pinks and natural woods. But, of course, there are no... put the color swatch numbers on them, I cannot wait to do one of my rooms.....much... numerous swatches and researching for that neutral gray, I ended up using Benjamin Moore's... paint colors can exude a desired feel with a change in color depth, tone, or gloss..."
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... put the color swatch against the wall and it looks black. Maybe I should go to BM Shadow... All the swatches I painted on my wall looked like prison gray! My husband says I spent... 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..."
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... sites color swatch but appears cold on the house. I tried so many different colors... just like color in my life. Yellow certainly is our color. We didn't realize until we..."
12 Tried and True Paint Colors for Your Walls
Discover one pro designer's time-tested favorite paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more
"paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more... that the colors you may like may be very different from colors you want to live with... paint color they want but struggle with envisioning the exact shade. Others are just... commit to color because they're not sure what works best with their furniture. One of... paint colors along with their exact name and brand, that I think translate very well... paint swatches so I can colour match here ? I love Houzz btw! To lilauntvic --..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Quit Procrastinating on Color Choice
If you're up to your ears in paint chips but no further to pinning down a hue, our new 3-part series is for you
"paint-color paralysis, get inspired to find color all around you and, finally, pull... sample colors, yet still no closer to finding the right shade, you have come to the... their color swatches run the full range of any color from lightest to dark, If you... of the colors and track down to its darkest hue on the swatch you will be able to... that blue swatch, that could be you! That means color choice is more difficult because..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose homes are featured... gigantic swatch. Also, some paint companies have a virtual "Paint your house" service where... approved colours, and many communities dictate what colours a person can paint their... all one color approach. For me, that house is screaming out for the colors on the... bungalow colors to paint it. The house will soon be the same colors (picture is a Photoshop..."
No Neutral Ground? Why the Color Camps Are So Opinionated
"Pantone Color Institute. "Color doesn't behave," adds James Martin, president of Color... much as color. Photos on both ends of the spectrum — with a lot of neutrals or a lot... lot of color — always seem to get an instant, powerful reaction. But why? In a recent... of bold color and 41 percent said they liked both. As the poll shows, many people do... neutrals and color, but most of us still have strong feelings about the topic. "Neutrals..."