Red-hued walls in Benjamin Moore's Baked Clay accent this hearth's brick surround and warm up the family room. | Photo: Laura Moss | thisoldhouse.com
Gray may be neutral, but it can be warm or cool depending on its undertones. The color on the walls shown here is tinged with brown, which is brought to the fore by the room's other warm accents, including rosy red furnishings. For a similar look, try: PPG Pittsburgh Paints Flipper | thisoldhouse.com
Rich green walls in a dining room coordinate well with a periwinkle blue kitchen, visible through the doorway. It's often necessary to consider how two colors in adjacent rooms will look next to each other, whenever both can be seen at once from a single vantage point.