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Color – Biggest Bang For Your Buck

May 16th, 2012

Color is one of the most effective and least expensive ways to give a room or a whole house¬†new life. Color is a tool that demands thoughtful consideration, so keep in mind….

traditional living room by Julia Ryan*Cool and pastel colors make rooms feel larger and reflect more light.


*Warm and bright colors are visually heavier than cool hues.

Here some things to think about
Choose a dominant color first then add accent colors.  Limit yourself
to 2 or 3 hues in each room.

Lighting used in a room plays a huge roll in how color is perceived.
So be sure to check color choices under all lighting conditions.
A good technique to use is to paint your sample color on foam core
check throughout the day to see how the color changes with the light.

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