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The Case for the Anti-Accent Wall
"the same color (even the trim)... designers and home owners have praised and practiced the single color look for years, but... in my home. Individuality is getting thrown out with 2010 to be replaced with homogeny... different colors. In one home, we did different shades of the same color in a living... 1860's row home in Baltimore and painted over the oatmeal walls and colored accent walls... high end homes these days dont do the trim in contrasting color. Everything including..."
Quick Fix: Update Bookshelves With a Coat of Color
"quick color? Turn your shelves into a mini accent wall... of your home. If you find yourself looking around the place with those wild eyes of... — pick colors that work with those you already used in your home. I just rearranged... change the color since there is enough paper on the roll to cut additional sections. It... style home? www.thislinworthfarmhouse.blogspot.com @signorinalia You could go for... recommend what color, need to see the room. Good luck ! Our built-ins used to be knotty pine..."
9 Fashionably Cool Living Room Color Palettes
"housewares and home interiors — colors on the cool side of the spectrum, like vibrant greens... passing color trend. I always encourage clients to go for low-intensity neutrals for... stick to colors you love, you'll want them around for a good long while. Check out... sample color palettes inspired by each space.... warmer colors - they are more inviting. I'd love to see some color pallettes for... dozens of homes every week, and honestly the majority of real world homes still use white..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Neon Brights
"Neon colors are so called because they seem to cast their own light, to glow from... are the colors of psychedelics and black light posters. We don't see a lot of true... ts in home decor (although we do see some). Much more common are approximations of... fluorescent colors, bright brights that don't quite achieve that highlighter glow. Despite... neon colors can be stylish and beautiful. They look great with neutrals in the ivory..."
Dreaming in Color: 5 Fab Not-Beige Bedroom Neutrals
Go soothing without slipping into yawn territory, with purples, blue-grays and more on bedroom walls
"and on homes. But when I am hired to do a paint color consultation, I often avoid... intense color but want to move beyond white and beige, I’ve pulled together some of... other colors, materials and styles of decor. Yet they still look fresh and current... definite colors. Another one of those change-with-the-light colors is "Light Copper... Subtle color is so interesting. Having studied color theory in art school, I would..."
Hit a Bold Color Balance
A slap-happy approach to vivid hues equals a surefire dizzy spell. Keep your rooms in a happy state of equilibrium instead with these tips
"your own home, your color harmony will speak for itself.... bold color to a space is no haphazard process. Here’s the thing: When the eye notices... a bold color, it immediately begins searching for it elsewhere in a room. Therefore... bbing colors be carried throughout. This may sound harder than it is really is... to love Colors!!, Now I'm opting for neutrals, what is wrong with me!! Hi Shawn. I... to add color to a neutral room and ensure balance is to incorporate it in small, medium..."
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... your home is calm and neutral. Head to your favorite paint store and pick up some... paint color samples that catch your eye. Then decide on one of them and smile at... in how colors look. My favorite bright color for powder rooms is Benjamin Moore spanish..."
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... in your home; but if you are looking to step outside your beige-clad comfort zone,... 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..."
How to Ease Your Way into Bold Color
"adding bold color to their homes. There are some ways to ease your way in without making... renewed home white beige- It sure needs color!. I think I am going to have to paint... neutral home, but adding a pop of hot pink or purple with a bouquet of flowers always... as much color as possible through other means. I recently sewn some gauze curtains... casts that color onto the walls. I was so tickled!... contemplate color while you admire them at home! Next: More color for commitment-phobes..."
Pretty Color Combo: Pink and Blue
"selecting colors for a home, most people do not think about using pink and blue together... girls' room color and blue was considered a boys' room color. This trend tricked the mind... the two colors didn't belong together. However, these colors can be really great together... or both color when using them together, though. Pink and blue as a combination works... furniture. The colors can be combined in a single piece or in two adjacent pieces. Play around..."
Going Green (In Color)
"green as a color can do much to enliven a home. As with any color, the shade must be... is the color of awakening." I began thinking about green. The color found abundantly... another color. Green, for not being a neutral, goes well with just about any color... e the color, and 3. what textures and details (plants, patterns, chair shapes,... awakening) the color green can be.... in this color. my room is green also the shade is called cornish clay here is how..."
The Logic of Brights: Jazzing Up Neutrals With Shots of Color
"Vanquish color-phobia with a small dose of brights that’s enough to grant your casa... Bold color fusions of sunny yellows, cool aquamarines, grassy greens and mango reds... for this color splashing project since brights are filtering down even into tea kettles... injecting color directly inside. If you find yourself overwhelmed by options, consider... consider colors you are genuinely drawn to and that enrich what you already own. You may..."
"primary colors. Interested in working in some primary color into your home? Begin... three colors, you can make any other color. After looking at these pictures, I am... and add color to taste. Perhaps think of Alexander Calder and Piet Mondrian and add... Primary colors are perfect for a child's room, a living room, a kitchen, and even exteriors... primary colors. One is on stair risers. The motifs were taken from a Japanese Imari..."
How to Use Color With an Open Floor Plan
Large, open spaces can be tricky when it comes to painting walls and trim and adding accessories. These strategies can help
"to use color with an open floor plan. These days, many homes are built where the rooms... stop each color. Some people decide to use one color throughout the entire area, but... I'm a color consultant, and one of the biggest concerns my clients have is how to... accent colors to unify the space and make it feel more intimate. If this is your dilemma... transitioned colors from one room to the next. How do you transition paint color when one..."
2012 Color Trends: Blues for the Kitchen and Bath
"2012 Color Trends series is about five hot color trends projected for the year.... and your home. Blue will be a strong color in 2012. Sherwin-Williams envisions indigo... Moore's color of the year is a watery blue-green. Behr and Yolo are trending aqua tones... More 2012 Color Trend Ideas: Orange | Red | Green | Purple... ranch home. Funny I would pick a blue and white color scheme!!! We love how the... ocean colors I just painted my kitchen Benjamin Moore's 2012 Color of the Year,..."