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Color Basics

Gain color confidence with our tips and tricks for choosing colors for your walls, home accents, furniture, and more. Learn about color theory, the color wheel, and more, plus get inspiration for choosing colors for your own rooms. These basics, such as complementary, analogous, and tertiary color schemes are must-knows for decorating with color and make the process of choosing colors for your home so much easier. Plus, read what color experts and interior designers have to say about choosing colors. Browse hundreds of photos of living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms that all have gorgeous color schemes. Whether you want a classic, chic brown living room, or a bedroom filled with bright colors, or a pretty blue kitchen, you'll find the tips and tricks you need to get your color palette right. If you need a starting point for choosing the colors that are right for you, first take our color personality quiz and get a custom color palette that has tips and tricks for using your ideal color. Or if you want to see what a paint color would look like on your walls before picking up a paintbrush, try My Color Finder.

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