Using Color: Tips & Tricks

Watch and learn how to decorate with color. Our helpful tips will help you design the perfect color scheme starring your favorite hue.

The Color Wheel

Before you start putting together a color scheme, learn the basics of the color wheel.

Learn how to use purple when decorating a room. With variations ranging from lavender to plum, purple can create a variety of looks and work in plenty of different color schemes.

Decorating in Purple

Create varied decorating looks using different shades of purple - from lavender to plum. 

A yellow room can project a sunny look or a rich decadent vibe. See how to decorate in yellow and how to incorporate yellow into a room's color scheme and get inspired to use this versatile hue in your home's decor.

Decorating in Yellow

From sunshine to gold, yellow offers a wide array of decorating looks.

Give a room a new look by decorating in blue. A blue room can take on different styles and looks, depending on what hues you use. See how to create a blue color scheme and start crafting a blue look for your own space.

Decorating in Blue

See how to update classic blue with its complementary color for a fresh new look.

Learn how decorating in green can bring a fresh look to your home. A green room can include various shades of green alongside several other colors. Create your own green color scheme with these helpful tips.

Decorating in Green

Express yourself using green. See how to use this sometimes earthy, sometimes vibrant hue alongside other colors.

Discover Color!

Try out our free color tools to explore color palettes, choosing paint colors and more!

Choose paint colors with My Color Finder

Find your color personality with our fun quiz!

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