Color is probably the number one thing that trips up DIY decorators. This post hopefully takes some of the scary out of selecting colors for your space. All you need is a little bit of knowledge about the color wheel, some color scheme vocabulary, and you’re off and running!
Layering and combining colors can definitely be intimidating. I would suggest starting with things that are not permanent, such as pillows or other accessories. When you feel more comfortable (or brave), then you can move ahead to painting and furniture.
The first step would be to choose a main color. You can choose and incorporate many variations of this color, for example orange, lighter orange, darker orange, rusts all work together well. Varying shades leads to an evolved, effortless look. Now, if you choose to stop there, and just work with one hue, but vary the shade, that is called monochromatic. These schemes can be very trendy.
Continue reading »
Originally posted 2014-07-22 15:53:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter