Decorating

Home design & decorating tips about architecture, color schemes, paint colors, interior styles, and so on.

Decorating

Sand Dollar Color
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Sand dollar is a shade of paint available from a number of prominent paint manufacturers, including Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams, and Dunn Edwards. Sand dollars that are not heavily bleached will have a light beige color, while those that have been in the sun for longer can have a color that is closer to white. For this reason, the color of sand dollars can be disputed as anywhere from off-white through to medium beige.

Best Paint Colors for Front Doors
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If you are looking for a new paint color for the front door of your home, then you won’t be short of options. The range of colors available for exterior wood and metal paints over the last decade has exploded, and you can now even have paint customized to create the exact color you want to achieve.

Best Paint Colors for Dark Floors
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If you want to paint the walls in a room with dark floors, then you may be thinking about ways you can complement the floor color or ways to decorate that will lighten up the feel in the room. Before you can learn about that colors work best with dark floors, you’ll need to identify the undertones in the floor. Here we look at some of the best paint colors for warm, cool, and neutral-toned dark floors.

Best Paint Colors for a Red Brick House
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Red brick houses are popular in ranch-style properties or in historical cities. It can initially be a challenge to find a good paint color for trim, front doors, and window frames on red brick houses, but if you can get to grips with the tones and complimentary colors for your shade of red brick, then you’ll find there are various different colors of paint that can look beautiful on a red brick house.

What Color is Cornflower
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Blue is such a popular color that is used in many aspects of our life from business, marketing to home decor. And one of their most beautiful variations is cornflower. In this article, we’ll learn what cornflower color is, and how to use it in home decor and interior design.

Cool gray color
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Cool gray is a medium gray shade that is made from an equal amount of black and white mixed together with a generous splash of blue. Cool gray is grayer than it is blue, but the blue undertones in it are clear to see, giving the color an obviously cool temperature.

Jet Black
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Jet black is a deep and dark shade of black. It is used to describe the darkest color of black hair, and it is considered to be the most intense shade of black you can get before you get to total black. Black is a neutral color that, by its very definition, lacks any color at all, whereas jet black will have a slight but typically imperceptible undertone.

Colors that Go with Honey
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Honey is a golden orange color that is mostly seen in home decor as a finish for wood. Honey oak was very popular in the 1980s and 1990s, and as a result, many homes which have not been renovated still have honey oak flooring, cabinetry, and trim. Other types of wood might also have a honey-colored finish if they have had a honey oak stain applied.

Best Green Paint Colors for Bedroom
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Green is a very trendy color in interior design right now, predominantly because of its links to nature, growth, and new beginnings. The onset of the global pandemic, which meant that many people were stuck to the confines of their homes for long periods of time, has resulted in a need to invite the outdoors in, making us feel closer to nature. One of the best ways to link the outdoor world with the interior of your home is to use color, and since green is the color of nature’s backdrop, this is the perfect color to use.

Best Yellow Paint Colors for Living Room
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Yellow is a versatile color that often gets overlooked when it comes to paint choices in the home. In recent years, most people have favored cooler shades of gray, green, and blue or more neutral colors without too much obvious warmth. However, yellow is unique in that it is a warm color that rarely offends or inspires feelings of outdatedness.

Best Yellow Paint Colors for Bedroom
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Yellow was once a popular color choice for bedrooms, but it has fallen out of favor over the last two decades. However, if you discount yellow as a paint color for the bedroom, then you’re missing out because this cheerful color has so much to offer.

Best Paint Colors for Gaming Room
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Decorating your gaming room can be a really fun experience. This is a room where the usual interior design rules may not apply, so you can think outside of the box and create a space where you can let your personality run free. While most spaces in a home are designed to feel relaxing or easy to live in, a gaming room can be more energizing, playful, or dramatic.