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Watercolor Blue

A room decorated with this peacock, ivory, and yellow palette can't help but feel happy. Trendy fabric motifs such as trellis and ikat feel timeless in blue and white.

Designer: Elaine Griffin

Getting Started:

Use a ratio formula to help you put together a color scheme. Choose one main color to serve as 40-60 percent of your color palette, then one to two supporting colors to comprise 30-40 percent of your color palette, and fill the remainder with one to two accents. Thinking of color this way can help you determine how much of each color to use. Go to the next slide to see how this scheme breaks out.

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