Three's Company: This bedroom freely mixes blue lavender, royal blue, and green. Make it work for you: -- Is it blue or is it lavender? Choose a wall color that goes both ways. -- Accent with a deeper shade of the wall color, either deep purple or royal blue (the choice in this bedroom). -- Pick another cool color to accent. Mimic the light/dark of the blue with photo mats in different shades
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To enhance the architectural details of a fireplace, faux finish the surround in shades of burnt red and orange.
Great Idea! Paint floating shelves the same hue as your wall, then accessorize with accents in contrasting colors. For example, white shelves on a white wall nearly disappear and allow these colorful accessories to shine.
Bold & Beautiful ~ Pack a punch with pattern and color against all-white walls. Bold coral and just a hint of blue are the colors of choice for this living room. Complementary patterns on the chair and ottoman blend perfectly with the solid-color sofa. The blank white walls emphasize the grain and hue of the dark wooden accents.
Green: Go Bright When using a bright citron, blue-green, coral, and raspberry colors as accents makes the yellow-green hue all the more striking. Pair citron with latte-like browns on the walls and introduce a muted citron via furniture fabric and accents. -- Philippa Radon, color expert