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.

1 room, 4 different paint colors.


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Painting Your Living Room

By Scarlett (Houston, Texas)
Are you ready to redecorate your living room? You need to choose a color, a theme, and a pattern you want to go with. There are several different ways to achieve this look but first start with the color of paint you will ...
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Start with what makes you happy!

By Dee (Louisville, KY)
It’s just that simple! Visualize the places where you have happy memories – hiking in the woods in spring, sunrise on the beach, picnic in the park in the fall, a spa, a fancy hotel room/lobby, ...
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The Perfect Paint for Playrooms

More and more families are focusing on providing their children with a designated playroom in the house. While this helps control the toy related clutter in other areas of the house, it can be challenging to figure ...
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