Decorating

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

Decorating

Colors that Go with Light Purple
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Light purple is not a color that you might instantly think of when decorating a room unless that room is a nursery for a baby; however, this is a versatile color that can make any room feel refreshing or soothing, and it works well with a variety of different shades. Here we look at some of the best colors to pair with light purple in home decor.

Colors that go with light gray walls
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Light gray is a color that is achieved in its truest form by blending a small ratio of black with a large ratio of white. When it comes to wall paint, light gray is rarely presented as a true gray, and instead, it will have undertones of other colors. Light gray can be warm or cool, but most commonly, it has cool undertones of blue.

Colors that go with Hot Pink
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Hot pink, when used with black, is synonymous with the punk movement. It has taken on an almost ironic attitude as a shade of pink that refuses to conform with the rest of the dainty pink shades. While hot pink can be seen as rebellious in some contexts, it also has associations with femininity, as it is very close in color to barbie pink.

Colors that Go with Blue and Yellow
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Blue and yellow are a color pairing that was widely used in the 1990s, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. They are also colors that are synonymous with Mediterranean styles. Here we look at other colors to include in a blue and yellow color scheme to provide balance, depth, and style.

Crimson Color
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Crimson is a bright shade of red that has blue undertones, giving it a very subtle purple hue. The name was derived from the word ‘kermes’ because red dye was originally made by crushing the bodies of kermes vermilio insects. Discover what it means and how to pair with crimson in this article.

colors that go with black and gold
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Black and gold can be used as a color scheme by themselves, but adding an extra color to the mix will make things more interesting, adding an extra dimension to a room’s decor.

Celadon Color
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Celadon is a shade of pale blue-green, which is named after the Chinese glazed ceramics of the same name and color. Celadon ceramics originated in China, where they were highly regarded for several centuries by the Imperial Court.

Best Paint Colors for Finished Basements
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Finished basements often get overlooked when it comes to decor. They end up as storage spaces or play areas which aren’t styled in a particular way, and are somewhat neglected.

Best Paint Colors for Selling a House
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When the time comes to list your house for sale, you should consider repainting any rooms that are not decorated in neutral colors. This can help you to sell your property faster and for a higher price. Here we will look at the best paint colors to use when selling your house.

Best Paint Colors for Low Light Rooms
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Dark rooms can be troublesome to decorate. Before leaping in, learn about the best paint colors for low-light rooms here.

Scarlet color
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Scarlet is a bright shade of red that is tinted slightly with orange. On the color wheel, it is in between red and orange but closer to red. This is a color that is warm and vibrant and is not widely chosen as a shade for interior design palettes. In this article, we’ll explore all about the scarlet color.

Best Blue Paint Colors for Bedroom
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In a bedroom, choose a shade of blue that reflects the type of vibe you want to achieve, from casual and relaxing to deep and dramatic. Pale blues tend to offer a fresh or soothing feel, while dark blues can feel cozy or intimate. Here we look at some of the best blue paint colors to use in the bedroom and how you can style them to achieve your dream decor.