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How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color

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by Jennifer Adams

Who hasn’t been overwhelmed by all those swatches in the paint section? You thought you wanted white, but did you know there were so many different whites? And, where does white stop and gray or some other color start?

Is white the right color anyway? It’s so easy to get overwhelmed looking at those hundreds of paint chips! Here are my tips for helping narrow down the options.



The first step to choosing a color for any room is to collect ideas.
Do you have a piece of furniture, art or an area rug you love in the room? Reduce your choices by looking at color swatches that mostly match those pieces. If your sofa and area rug have lots of colors, too, choose a color that seems to be the background color.



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