Be careful using colors that are too dark, or too strong – you should tread carefully with dark browns, dark reds & dark greens – they can overpower a room & make it seem daunting, uncomfortable, unrelaxing & even claustrophobic.
Home Decorating with Color, Choose the Right Colors for YOU!. Home decorating with color is by far the quickest way you can change a room’s look & feel dramatically, & inexpensively. We talked about color choice in Ideas & Tips & explored the colors you gravitate toward, & considered the color of the clothing you like wearing, amongst other things. You may want to revisit that section briefly now – go here/text link.
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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.
Ideally, colors are best flowing through your home – tones of the same or similar or complementary shades work best. Or graduations in varying intensities of the same color palette throughout your home also work well.