Are you ready to add some color to your home? Painting an accent wall is one way to add a bold color on a wall without committing to repainting the entire room. Choosing the accent wall colors is one part of the process, but choosing which wall should be the accent wall is just as important.
If winter weather is keeping you home more than usual, you may find yourself looking around your house and mentally remodeling or repainting. Before you do anything drastic (and expensive), began with clearing the clutter in closets, cupboards and storage spaces.
Creating a paint color scheme blending good color design with the architecture of your home is like putting together a 3-D puzzle. One part of that puzzle changes and everything changes. And change can be complicated. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by color, you're not alone. Putting together entire interior design color schemes can be a lot to think about. But, mixing colors around your home gets a little simpler if you think about those color combinations as a master color plan.
Have you seen the TV ads of homeowners bringing their lamps and teddy bears (or whatever) to the paint counter of a big box retailer? They look so relieved when the friendly paint store employee informs them that, "Yes, we can match this color!" They may be relieved at the paint counter, but that doesn't always mean they're going to love the paint color on the walls of their home. Matching paint colors to fabric and favorite object colors isn't a fail-safe way to choose colors. Though looking for paint colors that exactly match a favorite object may seem like the best solution to finding the proper hue, the wall color may not look as good as you imagined when the paint is on the walls in the three dimensional space of your home.
Remodeling advice can be confusing. Cristina Acosta gives you a tool to cut through advice overload to get what you want.