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Picking Colors When Decorating

If you do some research you will find numerous suggestions for how to pick colors when decorating. All will ultimately take into consideration the color of existing furnishings, drapes, carpets, and walls. Then the new wall or furniture colors, etc. can be chosen to complement or contrast based on your desired color scheme. This is a guide about picking colors when decorating.
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February 26, 2009

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:

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February 27, 20090 found this helpful
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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:

www.oldhouseweb.com/.../12228.shtml

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September 9, 20140 found this helpful

This is a guide about choosing paint colors. Choosing the best paint color for your room is fun, but it can also be confusing when trying to coordinate with furniture, window coverings, and other rooms in the house.

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