Choosing Interior Paint Colors

Find answers to your paint color questions.

When you choose the appropriate interior paint colors for your home, you can revitalize every surface in your home. Walls, ceilings, doors, paneling and trim – all can contribute to minimizing “flaws” in your home and accenting those features that add serious “curb appeal” as visitors or buyers walk through your home.

There are thousands of color combinations available, yet your choices don’t stop there. The multiple paint sheens available also add to the many effects you can accomplish with interior paint.  If you feel overwhelmed by the wide variety of choices, we’ve done our best here to create a resource that will help you take control of those options and make them work for you. You will find articles here on how to choose interior paint colors you will feel comfortable with.

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Choosing Interior Paint Colors

By Steve Hatcher (Kamloops, British Columbia )
Many home owners find that choosing interior paint colors can be an intimidating task. There is always the fear that the paint color you choose just does not look as you expected once it has been applied to the ...
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Choosing The Perfect Bedroom Paint Colors

By Scarlett (Houston, Texas)
Whether it’s a palatial master suite or big enough for a single bed, a bedroom often serves as a person’s sanctuary, a retreat from the world. That’s why choosing the right paint colors ...
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Color Compromises

Determining how your home is going to be painted and what colors are going to be predominant in your decor, can cause decorator stress! If you are choosing colors on your own, whether because you are single or because your ...
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Color Matching: Not an Exact Science!

By Michael J. Butler, E-Z Painting Inc (Chicago & New York)
It is hard to color match old paint especially if you don’t know the exact brand and color of the old paint. The first thing you should do is peel or scrape off a piece of the wall and take it to a ...
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Color Theory Will Help Harmonize Any Decor

By Scarlett (Australia)
Color is one of the key qualities of successful home decorating. Yet many decorators go into a makeover project without a clear understanding of color theory and how it affects the way rooms look. Color ...
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Coordinating Paint Colors

By Scarlett Lovitt (Houston, Texas)
Every room in the house deserves its own color in order to make it unique and special. However, you want to make sure that the colors that you use, even though they are in different rooms, coordinate together to make a ...
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Custom Paint Colors

Matching Old Paint Colors, Custom Paint Color Matching and Custom Color Mixing Do you need help in learning how to make custom paint colors, including custom paint color matching or custom color mixing? I’ll give you a ...
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Define Living Spaces With Color

By Scarlett (Houston, Texas)
Today’s open-plan designs for homes, where living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens may be one big space, color becomes a prime way to define spaces and create the focal points that are essential for ...
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Don’t be Affraid of Color

Often my customers are hesitant to add dramatic paint colors to a room, even though they might have bright or vivid colors already in the room. These colors are often in the fabric of furniture or artwork. A great way to ...
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