Color Basics

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. Here, you'll find the tips and tricks you need to get your color palette right.

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Look up and take notice. Your ceiling is in need of some attention.

Choose a color that will set off the walls and make you say "wow."

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Light, medium, dark, and everything in between -- colors come in almost endles...

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No matter how you want to feel in your home -- comfortable or creative, serene...

Why do blue and yellow look good together? What makes green and orange an...

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