Colors
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Light blue is a color that induces peace and serenity, making it a nice choice for home decor to help us feel calm and at ease. Light blue is synonymous with clear blue skies and shallow placid ocean waters, which are both linked to feelings of happiness and relaxation, which again make this shade a popular option in interior design because most people want to enjoy tranquility in their own homes. Here we look at colors that go well with light blue for a range of color scheme options which include this soothing shade.

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Navy is one of the darkest shades of blue, and as such, is a primary color. Blue is known to have a calming effect on the mind and body, which can make navy a good color choice in the bedroom; however, navy is also a color that is associated with law enforcement and the Navy, which means it is also associated with authority and power and can be used to convey dominance or superiority. Navy is also a color that is heavily tied to nautical and beach themes, so it is commonly used in coastal-style interior decor.

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Gray has become a staple color in interior design over the last decade. This color which was once thought of as dull and drab, has been transformed into a shade that signifies all that is modern and stylish. Gray is a neutral shade that works well as a base color in a room, or it can alternatively be used as the focus in a color scheme.

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Rose gold is a relatively new color that first appeared in the late 1800s. It is a shade of pink with golden tones, and despite pink being ordinarily linked with femininity, rose gold is a popular shade across the board and is considered to be a gender-neutral color. Rose gold has seen a huge rise in popularity in both fashion and interior design over the last few years. Here we look at the best colors that go with rose gold.

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Red is an exciting and striking color that is often seen in stately homes. This color of passion can instantly transform any interior with its bold appearance. If you love the richness of this shade, then consider decorating your living room in burgundy.

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Neutral colors are important in interior design and feature heavily in most people’s homes. Understanding neutral colors, how they work, and how to use them can help you achieve a style in your home that looks as though it was designed by a professional.

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White can sometimes be seen as a stark and clinical color, which may seem at odds with neutral shades, which are typically subtle and easy on the eye. However, white is actually considered to be a true neutral shade because it lacks the presence of any other color at all.

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Brown is actually considered to be a pure neutral, which is the name of a group of colors that are completely void of undertones. However, not all shades of brown are pure neutrals because, in the case of interior paints, brown will often be mixed with a color to give it a different feel or depth.

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Black is not a color that immediately springs to mind when you think of neutrals; however, you may be surprised to find that black is a neutral color and actually is one of the pure neutral shades.

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Olive green is a shade of green that sits between yellow and green on the color wheel. It is a dark shade of green which is achieved by adding a splash of red to green, though not too much as this will result in brown. The color is made up of blue, yellow, and red, which gives it a complex energy.

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Turquoise is a blue-green color that sits right in between true blue and true green on the color wheel. It also contains yellow hues, which affect the way turquoise makes a room feel.

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Looking for a tranquil, soft color that injects personality into your home without overpowering it? Do you think neutrals are just too bland and bold colors are too bright? For a subtle shade in between, how about periwinkle?