Picking Colors When Decorating

When you are decorating a room, paint it white or cream then pick one of your favourite dark colours. Use this color for the curtains, light shade, bedding and throw. Add a light colour that you like (any colour, not too dark ) for the accessories; like flowers, cushions, rugs, etc.

Try these combinations:

  • blue and black
  • pink and brown
  • purple and brown
  • green and blue
  • green and purple
  • red and black
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By Niamh from England

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February 27, 20090 found this helpful

I love the pink and brown color combination! I've also gotten into the faux finishes. You can really do a lot with it. Here's a good starter on that topic:

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/stories/Detailed/12228.shtml

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