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What Color Scheme Should I Choose for my Exterior?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • APR 2, 2021

Hi Rachel,

Paint can be a tricky thing, especially with undertones. For your exterior I put together two color scheme based off the paint options you were considering. The first option has Incredible White (Body), Sticks & Stones (Trim), and Polished Mahogany (Accent). This option has more contrast and has a hint of red with the polished mahog...

Hi Laura,

With the warm wood tones of the flooring, choose a paint color that has warm undertones will give a cohesive feel to the space. The tall ceilings and the ...

Hi Annie,

With the warmth of your floors, Wind's Breath is a great option as it is a griege color that will work beautifully in a variety of applications. The softn...

Hi June,

I actually love the tone-on-tone look you have with your hutch and the walls its very popular right now and makes your piece look more built in since it bl...

Hi Miriam,

Adding different colors to a different space in your home is fine to do! However, if you want a cohesive feel throughout the entire home, repeating the same colors all-around your home is a great way to do this but it can also be done with colors that aren't necessary for the same c...

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What Paint Color Should I Paint my Living Room?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • APR 28, 2020

Hi Devika,

Depending on your style and your prefences will determine what paint color will be a good fit for your living room. With a traditional style sense, neutral colors are p...

Hi Jane,

Adding in a pop of color is always a great way to bring in some interest to the room. Depending on how much light you get into the space will determine wha...

Hi Nancy,

With an open concept choosing a paint color that brings the spaces together is key. I would suggest keeping the same paint color throughout your open entr...

Hi Teneal,

With the dark nature of the upholstered headboard and bench, I would actually suggest to go for a more warm toned paint for both the feature wall and oth...

Hi Maureen,

Paint can work wonders! So giving your cabinets a new look is a great way to do it affordably! If you want to keep your tile as is, a light or even dark...

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