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Mar
30

Interior Design Ideas – Color Schemes Types – What Are They and How Do I Choose One?

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Color schemes are based on the color wheel. There are so many hues available and so many choices that it makes it hard to establish just one. There are millions of colors, but interior designers generally only use three to five hues for a scheme, plus two to three accent hues that are used in dashes here and there only. The main colors can vary by using tints, tones, and shades in different intensities for variety. For the types of color schemes we will discuss we will be using three to five hues. Let us explore the different types of schemes and perhaps that will help you to start by choosing a type of scheme that you like best.

You may want to view a color wheel while you read this article: Also note that white, grey, beige, taupe and black are considered neutrals and will not be included in the scheme. Some people use all neutrals and just splash the project with the hues they choose in their scheme. That is a beautiful look. Some people want more color and use more color on their walls, furniture and accessories. That is wonderful too. Each person has their own needs and wants as far as hues are concerned. It is important to choose hues that make you happy, Read More→

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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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