Paint ideas

by SheKnows
Jan 29, 2010 at 6:39 p.m. ET
Mix a bold yellow with DIY fabric wallpaper which can be easily removed and swapped out without doing damage to the wall.

1 /43: Light and Color

1/43 :Light and Color

When selecting a paint color, take into consideration the effect that lighting will have (both artificial and natural). Before you committing to a color, buy a sample size of paint and test areas throughout the room. Evaluate the color in morning, afternoon, and evening light.

2 /43: Subtle Color and Fabric Wallpaper

2/43 :Subtle Color and Fabric Wallpaper

Mix a subtle gray with a bold DIY fabric wallpaper which can be easily removed and swapped out without doing damage to the wall.

3 /43: Choosing a Color

3/43 :Choosing a Color

A bright bathroom that receives direct light from a window would look best in a refreshing shade of cool blue or green.

4 /43: Light and Color

4/43 :Light and Color

When selecting a paint color, take into consideration the effect that lighting will have (both artificial and natural). Before you committing to a color, buy a sample size of paint and test areas throughout the room. Evaluate the color in morning, afternoon, and evening light.

5 /43: Light and Color

5/43 :Light and Color

When selecting a paint color, take into consideration the effect that lighting will have (both artificial and natural). Before you committing to a color, buy a sample size of paint and test areas throughout the room. Evaluate the color in morning, afternoon, and evening light.

6 /43: Light and Color

6/43 :Light and Color

When selecting a paint color, take into consideration the effect that lighting will have (both artificial and natural). Before you committing to a color, buy a sample size of paint and test areas throughout the room. Evaluate the color in morning, afternoon, and evening light.

7 /43: Open Floor Plans and Color

7/43 :Open Floor Plans and Color

Use color to delineate rooms in an open floor plan. In this apartment, a bold red paint is used to separate the foyer from the living room.

8 /43: Update a Room with Slipcovers

8/43 :Update a Room with Slipcovers

Use neutral colored slipcovers to give a quick and budget friendly update to your living room.

9 /43: Slate Gray Walls

9/43 :Slate Gray Walls

Slate gray walls are the perfect base for a minimalistic living room.

10 /43: Neutrals with Accent Color

10/43 :Neutrals with Accent Color

This living room is decorated mostly in neutrals with one bold accent color throughout.

11 /43: Cathedral Ceilings & Neutral Colors