Color & Design

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Embrace Umber in Your Interior Design

This comforting, natural color instills warmth and calm.

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How To Use 2020's Color of the Year

It's a calming, classic blue.

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Interior Design Trends 2019

Consider these new approaches as your home design evolves.

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Paint Trends of 2018

Boldly go where no paint has gone before with 2022's colors of the year.

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10 Paint Trends to Try

There's nothing cheaper than paint to freshen up a home!

A dark red couch against a cream colored wall.
Contrasting Dark Furniture Color with Livingroom Walls

Color is an important part of interior design.

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6 Spanish Style Interior Color Schemes

The Spanish style interior color schemes are similar to their Mediterranean neighbors.

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Matching the Best Interior Colors with Cork Floors

Beige makes an appealing pairing.

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Should My Ceilings and Walls Be Painted the Same Color?

Choosing the right color can really make or break a room.

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4 Reasons to Paint Over Older Wood Stairs

Painting over wood stairs may sound like a bad idea, but there are circumstances in which it's really the best option. In many older homes, especially those meant for middle- or working-class residents, stairs may not have been made from the best woods, or even from the same wood throughout. The steps

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Two Best Types of Paintbrushes for Painting in Wall Stencils

If you are going to be using wall stencils, you probably are trying to decide what type of brush to use. Stenciling needs to be done with a certain type of brush to get a good result. Type 1: Bristle A bristle brush designed specifically for stenciling is by far the best type of brush to use. A stencil

10 Painted Front Doors to Make You Green With Envy

Our tips for choosing a front door shade will ensure your house makes the best of first impressions.

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Choosing a Basic Color Palette

There's a science to choosing color for your home.

3 Interior Color Rules for Small Spaces

Interior color choices can make a room appear bigger or smaller.

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How to Combine Interior Colors Like an Expert

4 methods to set the right tone.

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How to Match Furniture Color with Walls

Create a dynamic color scheme with similar shades.

Adding Color to Apartment Walls without Paint

Adding color to apartment walls without paint can be done with some simple tips and tricks.

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Dare to Do Dark Walls in Small Spaces

If you have been reluctant to paint your small room that bold, dark color, this will help embolden you to finally do it!

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8 Ideas Under $10 to Add Color to Your Home

We are sharing easy ways to add a pop of color to your house this spring for less than $10 each.

Black and white tiled bathroom.
Tile Color Trends for 2016

Thinking of replacing the tile in your home? Stay current with these color options.

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Home Staging: The Do's and Don'ts of Using Color

Here are some tips that can help you use colors your home in a way that reflects your tastes without scaring away potential buyers.

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Neutral Doesn't Have to Be Boring

Make the most of your apartment's neutral colors with these decorating tips for renters.

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How to Choose Interior Paint Colors

Check out these 5 steps that may color you decision about choosing interior-paint colors and schemes.

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Matching Your Furniture with Green Walls

Matching your furniture color with your walls will help to create a polished and comfortable look in