Room Color Ideas

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

Using color in decorating can be tricky. Make choosing a color scheme easier by using the color wheel, a tool favored by designers and decorators.

The Color Wheel

Before you choose a single paint color or begin designing a color scheme, learn the basics of color from the color wheel. These foundational principles will help you be successful in choosing colors for your home.

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 -- in a room. See how a monochromatic color scheme in purple brings this space to life.

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. See how to use yellow in a color scheme from this cheery living room.

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 color palette that can be used in any room.

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 in a room.

Create a cheerful look in any room by decorating in bright colors. Learn how to create a bright color scheme that can be used in any room by taking a cue from the color wheel.

Decorating in Bright Colors

Bring a little life to your rooms with bright colors. Watch this video and see how to pull off a vivacious color scheme that isn't overwhelming.

Set the mood in any room by decorating in dark colors. Create your own rich color scheme with dark paint colors and plenty of luxurious accent colors. See how it's done with our helpful tips!

Decorating in Dark Colors

Introduce a dark palette of colors to a room for a rich look. See how to use dark colors in a way that brings a room to life, rather than making it cavelike.

Warm colors convey a cozy, welcoming vibe. Decorating in warm colors can enliven a dull room or bring comfort to a stark space. Warm paint colors are only the beginning. See how to create a warm color scheme that can be applied to all aspects of a room.

Decorating in Warm Colors

Enliven a room with warm colors -- ranging from yellow to red. Watch and learn how to use these welcoming hues in a color scheme that works for any room.

Cool colors - ranging from blue to green - offer a crisp calm to a space. Decorating in cool colors can bring serenity or richness to a space, depending on the depth of the hues you choose. Learn how to use a cool color scheme and create a tranquil look you'll love.

Decorating in Cool Colors

Bring calm to a room by decorating with cool colors. See how a color palette of green, blue, and purple can create a serene vibe while still welcoming color into a space.

Neutral colors range from the lightest of beiges to the richest of grays. See how to use neutral colors in your home decorating. Plus, learn how a neutral color scheme can be brought to life in any room.

Decorating in Neutrals

From gray to taupe to cream, neutrals offer just as much variety as other colors. See how a neutral color scheme can be applied to any room, and get tips for pairing neutrals together.

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