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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Selecting Trim Color

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

Select paint colors by using a color wheel as your guide. This tool, favored by interior designers and pros, is a no-fail way to select the perfect color combinations.
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Get It Right: Pick Colors That Go Together

You're ready to decorate with color. Good! But you aren't sure where to start? No problem. Follow these tips as a springboard for creating the perfect color palette for your home's decor.