Go to the color swatch display area of your paint store or hardware store & look through colors & color ranges, & note what you gravitate towards & that pleases you the most. You may have already been collecting pictures of the things you love for some time – what patterns have emerged for you? What story about you are your pictures & preferences showing & telling you?
If you are bold, use bold colors & accessories – in reds, dark blues, greens, purples, browns & blacks – try the wonderful color aubergine. To explore Home Decorating with Color further, go to this section of my website
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If you’re not sure yet, go back & revisit Ideas & Tips to help inspire you further to get your plan into action. Have a broad plan of action in mind – Make a list of what you want to change & prioritize it into long-term & short-term projects that you feel comfortable with & fit in with your lifestyle. Work it room by room, in priority order.
You have your walls painted, you’ve chosen or already have your sofas & armchairs, you’ve worked out your color scheme. Now you’re ready to take the next exciting steps. Against your basic color canvas, you would have already put some thought to the way you would carry your colors through your rooms, your home – either graduations of your key colors, or complementary, or contrasting. Play with colors & fabrics you would like to make a statement with in your home accents & accessories.