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You can feel completely overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices and struggle to find just the right color to match your furnishings (which is why so many of us are stuck in neutral). But there’s hope: In just three simple steps you can learn the best way to pick a paint color, and in the process, find the perfect hue for your home. get inspired: The first step to choosing a paint color is finding your inspiration. What colors bring you joy? What shade is your all-time favorite outfit? Do you prefer the warmer seasons of summer and fall or cooler spring and winter?
Color is an emotional experience as much as a visual one, so turn inward when looking for hues to line your walls. The current decor is also vital to this decision, because buying a few gallons of paint is cheaper than buying a new sofa or rug. For color ideas that already exist in your home, look to collections, artwork, fabrics or rugs, and even garden plants for inspiration. If you’re still stumped, grab a book or magazine and start tabbing pages that spark your interest. pick a color: Next, narrow down your options.
REAL – LIFE DECORAT I N G I 49 3> try it out The plethora of paint choices is slimmed down to a select few. It’s time to test the finalists in the actual room by painting swatches on the wall. Observe the effects light has on your color choices, as well as how they look with your furnishings and artwork. After observing the yellow and red-orange swatches for a couple of days, we decided that we preferred a monochromatic scheme and opted for yellow paint for the walls. blue walls. Or, if you prefer a more harmonious scheme, choose colors next to each other on the color wheel—let your orange sofa sidle up to a yellow or red wall.
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