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  • Choosing The Best Color For You

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    With a new year comes a new look. If you're interested in painting your rooms a different color, take a look at this helpful guide courtesy of Better Homes and Garden:

    Spread Color

    When you're spreading color around a room, think about proportion. If you're using three colors, try a 70/20/10 distribution. Use the lightest color for 70 percent of the room's decor, the second lightest for 20 percent, and the boldest 10 percent. For two colors, go 70/30.

    Get Inspired

    "Pick colors using objects as your guide--an old celadon teapot, the burnt sienna in a paisley fabric, a blade of grass. It's so much more lively than paint chips. I always, always, always start with a 'thing.'"
    --Sasha Emerson, Los Angeles designer

    Go Lighter

    After you find the perfect color for a wall on a paint card, buy paint that's one step lighter. Colors look darker on the wall, so the lighter shade will deliver more punch than you'd expect.

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