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Do You Have a Signature Color? Here's How to Find and Use It
You don't need a TV show or legendary brand to play style maven at home — you just need a color of your own
"need a color of your own... personal color. Here we'll explore what defines a signature color, how to find yours... signature colors exists. A signature hue can make a brand more memorable, but marketing... love of colour. I'm a colour lover too. I'd say I'm around 17 or so in colour years... with color! Is white a color? That's my first choice. If not, I'm really starting... matches the color of a certain wall. My signature clothing color is purple but I have..."
Take a Slice From Psychology to Use Orange Better
Get the scoop on this attention-seeking hue and learn how it can bring a refreshing zing to your interiors — and your spirit
"controversial colors on the color wheel. Its stronger tones tend to provoke a love-it or... is the color of fire and the sun, and its warmth is said to promote feelings of energy... else the color experts say about this warmest of hues and how to use it around the home... company's colors and my business card! Orange is my favorite color for design! I really... warm nice color. If it is the color on the fruit it can stay there. I thought the sun..."
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... favorite color. My wedding colors were teal and aged gold... I LOVE the kitchen with... "go to color"....,it really does "work" with every color. franki You certainly have... front door color a strong brown red, and I love the pop against the wall color when the..."
Best Ways to Use Exclusive Plum, Sherwin-Williams’ Color of 2014
Pretty, moody, maybe even a neutral, this toned-down grayish purple can work in any room. Here's how
"dislike both colors as like either one of them. But Pantone is not the only color forecaster... various Color of the Year pronouncements made around this time. Last week we looked... Houzz, the color is only slightly more popular than Pantone’s 2013 selection, Emerald... Plum as Color of the Year for 2014. While Exclusive Plum and Radiant Orchid are both... because the color is so toned down — very close to gray — it’s not as bold and loud as..."
Choosing Hues: Roll With the Color Wheel
"use a color wheel to illustrate the colors of the visible spectrum. It's a simplified... using the color wheel can take some of the mystery out of selecting a color scheme for... primary colors. It's from those three colors that all other colors are derived. I just... lot of color schemes use a preponderance of one color and accent with the split triad... triad colors. Oh my gosh, thank you so much for this ideabook. I stink at color theory..."
Trim Color Tips: Get Your White Trim Right
Set off wood tones, highlight architectural features, go minimalist ... white trim is anything but standard when you know how to use it
"a trim color; it's a relatively small detail, but I've seen many homeowners stress... 'cool colors' photo. It really brings the beauty of these colors out. Great Ideabook... softened the color. I highly recommend the SW historical colors collection--maddening they... complimentary color. I added a light pinkish/brown color to the inside of the frames of... the colors in our home pop. My understanding is that it is the color that Pottery..."
9 Fashionably Cool Living Room Color Palettes
"interiors — colors on the cool side of the spectrum, like vibrant greens, bold blues, lush... 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... The color scheme is gorgeous. I love the idea of cool colors but I find that blues..."
Ready to Try Something New? Houzz Guides to Color for Your Kitchen
If only mixing up a kitchen color palette were as easy as mixing batter. Here’s help for choosing wall, cabinet, island and backsplash hues
"kitchen color palette were as easy as mixing batter. Here’s help for choosing wall... cooking with color? Take a look at some of Houzz’s best kitchen color guides, complete with... picks and color palettes, and start sampling some fresh new hues on your kitchen cabinets... these colourful kitchens demonstrate that juxtaposing different colours works well... link for "Color Picks: Stain Colors for Kitchen Cabinets", however, takes me to a page..."
Runway to Room: Pink-Kissed Beiges and Golds
"neutral colors from the spring 2012 fashion runways may just make your rooms blush... these two colors pairs relaxation with a glint of glam, and they work nicely with a variety... hint of color in this neutral palette? If so, Bailey advises pink as the on-trend choice... Like most color trends seen on the runways, this look can easily be re-created in the..."
My Houzz: Saturated Colors Help a 1920s Fixer-Upper Flourish
Bright paint and cheerful patterns give this Spanish-style Los Angeles home a thriving new personality
"of the color spectrum to update her 1927 Spanish-style fixer-upper. Eye-popping blue... bright colors," she says. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Maggie Bohlman, son... Gorgeous colors, such a treat for the eyes! Color, color and more color. Loved every... inspired colour choices, thank you - I'm not shying away from my colour choices anymore... loves color and has created so many beautiful things full of color - we have color..."
Why My Son’s Room Will Be Red: An Expert Weighs In on Colors for Baby
Historical facts, trend recaps and enthusiastic support for painting your nursery any darn color you like
"design, color and visual culture. Her first book, ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising... About Color, will be released September 17, 2013. She lives in Chicago. Every expectant... about color to hit bookstores at the same time as your son will enter the world —... What color will your son’s room be?... primary colors before pastels, so a mobile above the crib in these colors, for example... these colors as well. I have also read that high contrasting colors stimulate infants..."
12 Fresh Palettes for Color Lovers
These unexpected color pairings create compelling displays in everything from powder rooms to great rooms
"unexpected color pairings create compelling displays in everything from powder rooms to... right colors can reveal something fresh and new. I prefer color combinations that... Playing with color is a daily exercise. Like the mixing of flavors in cooking, combining... about wall color, has me second-guessing my & my husband's color selection for master... turquoise color scheme. Hi Suellen. There is a color called turquoise mist #695 by..."
Color Feast: Yes, You Can Use Blue in the Dining Room
"picking a color palette for a dining room. These colors tend to feel cozy and inviting... dining room color palette — it's thought to be an appetite suppressant and it can also... deep blue color would blend well with our living room colors but also set it apart.... cabinet color is espresso. I wouldn't want the color to clash with that either. I've... whatever color YOU like and are comfortable with. I like the idea that the color would..."
Get Outrageous with Wall Color
"glorious color? Not afraid of bucking the trends or creating a little fuss, I propose... favor for color. My plea is probably as dramatic as the rooms featured in this ideabook... and get colorful. It is quite liberating. If you aren't afraid to be a bit rebellious... I need color! COLOR, COLOR, COLOR!!!! Erika, I'm with you 100%! I had suuuch a tough... right colors for their homes. Colors create a certain mood, and furniture, floors..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Charcoal Gray
The most modern neutral, charcoal gray looks great in dining rooms, living rooms and even nurseries. Here's how to use it best
"go-to color." True gray (or achromatic gray) is a mixture of black and white. It... for most colors, especially bright whites, warm citrus hues and pinks. Because it... lemon-colored accessories! It's a dramatic neutral color. Here's my charcoal dining... Love the color. Well...I love color. No beige or white walls for me. I love grey and... - gray color above but would be using an aqua as the accent color in both my dining..."