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A rug is the foundation for a room. Draw from colors featured in a pattern rug to create a cohesive look.
Editor's Tip: To add more dimension to your color scheme, incorporate different textures such as the colored wicker chairs in this dining room.
You are sure to love your room if you choose your favorite color to be the base of the scheme as in this bold lime kitchen.
Editor's Tip: Balance bold hues with white, off-white, or one harmonizing shade through the accents and secondary elements.
Blue and yellow, green and blue, red and brown -- you can't go wrong when you stick to classic combos like this country French inspired bedroom.
Editor's Tip: To jazz up a classic combo accessorize with punchy accents.
Editor's Tip: Try to incorporate similar colors through your furniture. For example, the blue that is in the sofa is also featured in the pillow on the green armchair.
Pick shades from a color-filled pillow just like this one. To make the pillow the feature piece in the room, choose a light tone for the wall color, such as soft blue or pink in this case.
Love the look of your favorite outfit? Translate it into a room. Start with the color scheme, then accessorize with items that radiate the style of the look as seen in this preppy room.
Editor's Tip: Bring pieces of the outfit with you as you shop for the accessories in the room. You never know what you might find; for example, the houndstooth pillow in this living room matches the houndstooth coat.
Charming vases, frames, and other accessories offer inspiration in their lively hues -- such as this sunny vase.
Editor's Tip: Be sure your accessories are showcased prominently in the room to support the scheme.
Start with your favorite color or colors. Turn these colors into a color scheme you'll love by sprinkling them throughout the room. In this room, fiery oranges, soft blues, and classic neutrals create a magnificent scheme.
Editor's Tip: Find accessories, such as an accent pillow, lampshade, or throw, that feature the dominate colors. Sprinkle these pieces throughout the room to make the scheme feel cohesive.
Serene, cozy, vibrant ... Pick hues based on the way you want to feel when you walk into the room. For example, the relaxing off-white and light blue tones used in this elegant bedroom present a calming atmosphere.
Editor's Tip: Make a list of the words you want associated with this room, then pair those words with colors that come to mind to create the perfect scheme.
Editor's Tip: If your feature piece of furniture is bold, such as this armchair, keep the rest of the furniture in the room neutral. Then accessorize with pops of color.
Editor's Tip: If your wallpaper is very bold, use it to dress up one wall, then paint the other walls in a coordinating color.
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