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Ok, this article was written a while ago, but here is a request for some updates: a quick google search for 'whole house colour palette' will bring up a handful of slightly more scientific articles, bringing in the colour wheel, etc. Would be good to see this combined with your more practical recommendations around adjacent rooms and sightlines, etc (fab, btw!). I'd also really like some suggested palettes not F&B or American brands we don't have in the UK (google no help here at all, which suggests. Brits perhaps not thinking while house...? Could this be the topic of my first ever blog?
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Any particular reason you would use satin paint in the living room? Satin is great for bathrooms, where things can get a bit steamy, but a too shiny paint in the living areas can cheapen the look of your home.

Apartments and rental homes are normally painted with the higher gloss paints due to their durability. However, assuming this is you own home, I would stick with a flat paint, or perhaps eggshell if you have children.

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Egg shell and satin are the same. Just ask a pro.


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