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Feb
01

Interior Design Ideas: Tips For Your Color Scheme – The Golden Rule

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Interior Design Ideas: Your Color Scheme Golden Rule

Each interior design should have a color scheme.   A color scheme usually consists of approximately 3 main colors and 2 secondary or accent colors.  I say usually because this is creative work and there are always exceptions.  I am simplifying everything for the sake of teaching.  This is the way I do it in my interior designs for my clients.

Many times the overall background color for the entire house is a soft cream, bone or taupe.  I have had clients soften their walls with a very slight faux painting on all the walls that creates a gentle depth.  This is quite pretty too if you

don’t want flat walls.  This is the base and then the color can be added as needed room by room.

There is a “golden rule” in interior design that is used quite often.  It is 2/3 of one thing and 1/3 of another.  In this case we will apply it to your color schemes.   As an example, Read More→

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Jan
24

Interior Design Color Tips For Your Home Or Office, How Lighting, Paint And Textures Affect Your Color Choices

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Color is fun, exciting, can evoke emotions and can be difficult to work with successfully.  Color is a science, it is a huge subject, but I will write about it as simply as possible and will give some great tips today that  will help.  Let’s talk about light and color, choosing paint colors, artificial light (lamps, can lights in ceiling and fluorescent lighting), and texture and how each one can affect colors.

One of the very most important things about color is lighting.  Without light there is no visible color.  That is why it is absolutely essential to view all your selections in the room, if possible, in the lighting that they will ultimately be in.  That is also why interior designers order color samples of fabrics, carpets, paint chips, even wood chips before final selections are made.  Of course, if there is more natural light in the room, the color will be more brilliant.  Conversely, as the natural light becomes less the color dulls.  It is like on a cloudy day Read More→

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By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; And by knowledge it's rooms are filled with all precious
and pleasant riches. Ps 24:3