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How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Every Room in Your House

We asked the experts for their no-fail picks.<p>Committing to a new paint color is scary. We asked a group of pros to share their go-to hues—from soft …


Here’s How the Experts Choose Paint Color

Should the ceiling be darker than the walls? What about window trim? These and other questions plague home decorators when it comes to choosing paint …

How To Choose Paint Colors: Part 2 - Ace Hardware

7 Tips to Picking Paint Colors

Part 1 of 2 Choosing Paint Colors like a Professional

How To Choose Paint Colors: Part 1 - Ace Hardware

How to Choose Paint Colors - Sherwin-Williams & Pottery Barn

Choosing Home Interior Paint Colors - How To Choose Room Colors

How to Choose Paint Colors

Designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, answers a question from a reader about choosing paint colors and finishes.<p><i>Photo: Thomas Loof, Design: Miles Redd; Courtesy of Scot Meacham Wood (headshot)</i><p><b>Q: What are your best tips and methods for</b> …


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The Hottest Paint Colors For Every Room in the House

<i>Thinking about painting your home? You should — it's the easiest and most affordable way to get a fresh new look. Check out One Kings Lane's favorite paint colors for every room!</i>

This Infographic Will Help You Pick the Perfect Paint Color for Every Room

Committing to a new paint color is scary. We asked a group of pros to share their go-to hues—from soft and soothing to rich and splashy—so that you …

How To Choose the Best Paint Colors For Every Room Everytime

Best Farrow & Ball Paint Colors: Not-Boring Neutrals

(Image credit: Nordic Design)<p>When you think of neutral paint colors, it may conjure up images of plain whites or boring beiges. But British paint …

11 Best Neutral Paint Colors for Your Home

01 of 11<p>If you'd like to add yellow to your neutral color scheme it can be a challenge. So many neutral paint colors have cool gray undertones which …

5 Apps That'll Help You Solve Any Color Challenge

Download these to find your perfect palette.<p>In a world where there are countless shades of beige alone, it's no wonder finding a great paint color can take months. Luckily, a new generation of apps for iPhone and Android aim to take some of the guesswork out of the process.<p>Coolors<p><i>Best for: Finding</i> …

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7 Common Mistakes You Make Choosing a Paint Color

Never trust store lighting.<p>Picking the shade that will cover a room can be a daunting task — just where do you begin when staring at wall of dozens of shades? To help you approach the paint aisle with confidence, we asked interior designers to share the biggest missteps they see DIY decoraters make …

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The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

Best Glidden Paint Colors: Pearly Pales

Picking a paint color and not sure where to start? If you have a soothing, but not sleepy pale tone in mind, here are some terrific choices all …

30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

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Try This Genius Trick to Help You Pick a Paint Color

Because squinting at a row of swatches stuck to your wall just doesn't cut it.<p>There's a lot of careful consideration that goes into choosing the right paint color for a space. Sometimes, uncertainty means you end up taking a risk — and the end result isn't always what you wanted. Next time, save …

10 Perfect-For-Fall Real Room Colors (Plus Paint Names!)

(Image credit: Brittany Purlee)<p>We're still in the dog days around here, but in our hearts, we're thinking ahead to our decor plans for fall. These …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

The Best Paint Colors for Your Style

Our new bookazine has colors for every room and style.<p>Whether you want a shade that's sexy, outrageous, or calming, our new bookazine is the ultimate paint guide. Here's a sneak peak of just a few of the hundreds of swatches that designers review in <i>House Beautiful's 500+ Favorite Paint Colors</i>.

How To Choose A Color Palette That Won't Drive You Insane

"Don't use that tone with me."<p>A majority of both men and women in one study said that blue is their favorite color (57% and 35%, respectively). But purple, on the other hand, was more divisive. The women in this study, picked purple as their second favorite color, while <i>none</i> of the men surveyed …

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