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Expand Rooms by Using One Paint Color
According to Sarah Fishburne, Director of Trend and Design at The Home Depot, you can consider using one shade of color from floor to ceiling. Paint the baseboards and crown molding the same color as the walls to make your room seem larger and the walls higher.
Make a Neutral Living Room Lively Using Just One Color
Keep the cold-weather blahs at bay by using a bright, cheery accent color like mustard yellow in your living room. Add blooming plants and flowers in the same color to put even more touches of life in the space.
Open-Concept Living and Dining Space With Traditional Style
This open great room serves as a formal foyer, dining and living room. The light and fresh color palette makes the room appear larger. One paint color and wainscoting unify the space, while two complementary area rugs delineate it.
This luxury living room boasts gold accents, metallic finishes and a neutral color scheme that is anything but boring. To avoid a monochromatic color scheme in your space, bump the color of your wall up or down one shade on the color wheel to create a 3-D effect.
Open, Modern Living Room with White Brick Fireplace
The kitchen, living and dining rooms were all left open and connected with one wall left in the center to help define the different spaces. A simple color palette makes the room look clean and allows the furniture and art to bring in more color and character.
A soft blue and white color palette lends a dreamy, relaxing feel to this living room, enhanced by the metallic coffee table, which reflects the soothing hues. A white orchid plant accents one corner of the room, while a capiz shell chandelier adds a touch of sheen the other.
Dining Room: Northwest Contemporary Waterfront in Bellevue, Wash.
Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining room features the same color palette with sage green walls and light wood cabinets and flooring. Built-in cabinets on one side of the room allow for ample storage space for glassware and dishware.
Stylish White Living Area Features Houseplant & Neutral Accents
A fresh white color palette complemented by neutral and gray furnishings makes this living area feel clean and inviting. A large mirror resting against one wall expands the space visually and reflects off the picture window, making the room feel even brighter.
Pale Gray Transitional Bedroom With White Brick Fireplace
Master bedrooms are supposed to make a grand statement, and this one does not disappoint. With soothing gray walls and a muted color palette, everything about this room is designed for relaxation and peaceful retreat. The fireplace adds another layer of ambiance.
Alternate Family Room With Leather Sectional & Stone Fireplace
Susan Brunstrum designed this casual media room with comfortable furniture and simple lines, but in the same color palette as the great room and other areas of the home. Guests can gather for a fun evening on the cream leather sectional or take a seat in one of the recliners upholstered in leather and faux fur. She painted the walls a gray-blue and placed informal book shelves and a large console table against one wall for storage and display.
Sophisticated Gray And White Nursery With White Changing Table
A unique piece of wall art on canvas depicts a painting of a magnified diamond, an unusual decor choice for a nursery but a beautiful, timeless one. The soothing gray and white color palette works perfectly for a gender neutral nursery and maintains its appeal well after infancy.
Coastal Living Room With Built-In Entertainment Center
As seen on HGTV's The High Low Project, this living room gets a subtle nautical feel from its blue, green and white color palette and rattan furniture pieces. One wall of the room is dedicated to an entertainment center with lots of glass cabinets for displaying coastal-inspired trinkets.