Using Color

Refresh your home with color. Discover how using color -- from neutrals to the brightest hues -- can transform your decor, whether you are redoing an entire room or simply updating your accessories or wall color. Our photos of rooms and helpful tips will help you use color like a pro. Try our do-it-yourself projects, which will bring both color and personality to your home. Learn how to put together the perfect color scheme using inspiration from our favorite rooms and homes and tips from interior designers and color experts. Get our best tips for incorporating your favorite colors into your decor for a home that is truly a reflection of your personality and tastes. You'll be amazed by what color can do for every room in your home, including your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living room, and more. If you're looking for a starting point, take our color personality quiz. Answer a few questions about your taste, style, and preferences, and you'll get a customized color palette, complete with tips and paint-color recommendations that will work best for you.

Whether you crave a palette of bright colors or prefer a soothing scheme of...

Warm colors -- including fiery reds and oranges, sunny yellows, and toasty...

When Better Homes and Gardens made over this New York state living room,...

Create an inviting atmosphere in any room of your home with one of these warm...

Bring the great outdoors inside! Take your hue cues from Mother Nature and...

A color scheme can set the tone for your living room. Find a fresh look for...

Whether you want a bright, cheery bedroom or a simple, calm escape, these...

Each year, paint companies release forecasts to predict paint color trends for...

Warm colors convey a cozy, welcoming vibe. Decorating in warm colors can...

Using color in decorating can be tricky. Make choosing a color scheme easier b...

Do you want to add color to your bedroom, but aren't sure how much? Take a cue...

Stuck in a color rut? Infuse your spaces with a color that's hot now but will...

Hi everyone! It's Lauren Liess of Pure Style Home. I'm a DC-based decorator wh...

With November officially here, the countdown to the holidays is upon us. But...

Want to liven up a dull room with color but not sure where to start? Use these...

Love the paint colors you saw in the Better Homes and Gardens color story? Get...

Staring down a fistful of paint chips and wishing one of the colors would just...

Watch and learn how to decorate any room with color. Our helpful tips will hel...

Indigo is rich, bold, and on trend in fashion, home decor, and more. Use these...

Choosing a color combination for your home interior can be a challenge, but...

Our designers and editors dish out their decorating with color tips, including...

What's the secret to choosing the right color? Sure, there are principles and...

Whether you're a night owl, a glam girl, an urban sophisticate, a little bit o...

Just like their namesake drink, wine colors can evoke elegance, relaxation, or...

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px.
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
No one has shared their photo yet.
close

Add My Photo close