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Sample Bright Color in the Kitchen
Spice up your kitchen with just a dash of bold hues, then you'll know if you're ready for the whole enchilada
Paint Color Ideas: 7 Bright Ways With Yellow and Orange
Go with the glow. These sample palettes and room examples show you how to work with two of the happiest hues around
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Kitchen Workbook: 10 Elements of an Eclectic Kitchen
Eclectic kitchens can come in wildly different flavors, from homespun to far flung. Consider these 10 a sample platter
10 Ways to Give Your Home Italian Flair
Cooking With Color: When to Use Black in the Kitchen
Consider sampling Caviar or Cracked Pepper on your kitchen walls or cabinets for richness and impact
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
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17 Things Color Consultants Want You to Know
Dithering over potential palettes for your home? A color pro might be the way to go. Here's how it works
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Loving Color: 5 Ways to Decorate With Paint Chips
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Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
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9 Ways Grout–Yes, Grout–Can Add to Your Design
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Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration
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13 Inspiring Ways To Style Your Inspiration Board
How to Expand Your Art Collection on a Tight Budget
How to Add Bold Color without Commitment
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
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