color scheme

  1. How Light Affects Paint Color

    Window light on dark gray wall and red accent chair

    When starting any paint project, choosing paint colors that work within a cohesive color palette is half the battle. You also have to select a paint type, a paint finish and keep in mind how a room’s natural and artificial light may affect the colors y

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  2. 4 Tips to Make Any Small Space Look Bigger

    Small bright bedroom with curtains to ceiling

    Small can be cozy, but sometimes, having more room—be it real or perceived—is essential. Whether you live in an apartment or condo, or a small house or bungalow, you don’t have to feel like you’re enclosed in a smaller space. You can make any room in

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  3. Why Settle for One Color? Two-Tone Paint Ideas

    Two-toned room painted mustard and white

    Why paint a room’s walls just one color when you can experiment with two-tone painting? Two-tone painting creates visual interest by using two colors on one wall, divided horizontally, for example. This technique allows you to be creative in your rooms’ col

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  4. Easy Room Makeover: Paint a Stunning Accent Wall

    Black accent wall in white office

    An accent wall can add dramatic flair and a touch of elegance to any room by creating a focal point that demands attention. It's an inexpensive do-it-yourself project that will heighten the visual interest of your living space. Before you start working,

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  5. Paint Ideas: Color Palettes from the World

    Blue painted medina in Chefchaouen, Morocco

    If you're bored with the paint colors in your home and are interested in trying something different, don't hesitate to look outside the United States for inspiration. You can find many popular color combinations from other countries. Whether you'd like

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  6. Enlarge Any Room with Color

    Living room painted to look bigger with monochromatic colors

    We've all dreamed of a bigger bedroom or perhaps a larger living room or den. Adding extra space isn't always an option. However, creating the illusion of a larger room is. A clever application of the right paint and the right colors can easily and inexpensively

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  7. How to Connect Rooms with Cohesive Color Flow

    Connected rooms sharing green and white color scheme

    Beautiful interior design calls for harmonious use of color. Adjoining rooms painted in colors that clash can have an undesirable effect. Create flow between rooms by using a color scheme that smoothly brings your rooms together in a unified way.

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  8. Choosing Home Color Schemes

    Open paint cans with variety of colors

    A color scheme brings cohesiveness to your home's appearance. But how do you go about choosing one that reflects your personality and tastes? It's not as simple as choosing your favorite colors and then starting to paint.

    Creating the perfect

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